Martin-Owusu Antwi


Martin Owusu-Antwi is a Ghanaian sprinter who is based in the United States. Owusu-Antwi was born in Kumasi, Ghana and grew up in a strong Christian home that prioritized education. His athletics journey began in Opoku Ware High School where he ran track and played basketball also. While in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Owusu-Antwi represented Ghana at the 2015 Summer Universiade in Gwangju, South Korea, and competed in the African University Games where he won gold in the 4x100 relay and silver in the 200 meters in 2014.

Two years later, he competed on the same African University Games stage and won gold in both the 200 meters and the 4x100 relay, as well as a silver in the 200 meters.

Owusu-Antwi moved to Maryland, U.S.A in 2016 to begin his NCAA career with the Eagles of Coppin State University. He made the team that represented Ghana at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia in the 200-meter event. Owusu-Antwi was also a member of Ghana’s historic 4x100 quartet that won Gold at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco, and participated in the same event at the World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Owusu-Antwi recently kick-started his outdoor campaign in the 4x400 relay with a 46.53 split at the 2022 Maryland Invitational. Outside of track and field, watching football and playing basketball are some of his interests. Pushing himself to the greatest limits possible, Owusu-Antwi is currently pursuing a second master’s degree in computer science.

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