Grace Obour


Grace Obour is a Ghanaian-based track and field athlete who specializes in the sprints. Obour began her track and field career under the tutelage of one Anslem Nyavedzi since High School, where she won gold in the 100m 200m and 400m races during the National Basic Schools Festival. She won gold in the same events during the National Schools and Colleges Sports Festival while in tertiary.

Pertaining to international competitions, the University of Ghana product has won gold medals at the 2015 ECOWAS Games in Ghana, CCA Championships in Ivory Coast and the CEDAO Games in Niger, both in 2018. During the 2019 African Games in Morocco, Obour won a bronze medal in the 400m event. Obour is currently the fastest female sprinter in Ghana, with Personal Best (PB) times for the 200m and 400m at 23.76 and 51.86 respectively. Both PBs were set at the Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdellah in Rabat, Morocco in 2019.

Outside of track and field, Obour enjoys various pursuits, including listening to music, researching, and watching other sports events. For aspirations, the young sprinter intends to continually focus on her academic work. Having the goal of becoming a world champion, Obour is working at pursuing a more professional track and field career in a place that can facilitate her personal, as well as athletic growth.

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