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ⓘ Deborah Acquah is a Ghanaian Long jumper. She has competed at world championships, most recently at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco. She is the current ..




                                     

ⓘ Deborah Acquah

Deborah Acquah is a Ghanaian Long jumper. She has competed at world championships, most recently at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco. She is the current holder of Ghanas indoor long and triple jump records.

                                     

1. Early life and education

Acquah had her secondary school education at Fiaseman Senior High School. She was a student of Western Texas College but is now currently having her college education at Texas A&M University.

                                     

2. Career

In August 2019, she competed at the 2019 African Games in Rabat and won a silver medal for Ghana with a jump of 6.37 m in the Womens Long Jump. She also competed in the NCAA Division 1 Championships in Austin, Texas and won a bronze in the womens long jump.In January 2020, her 21 foot six inch long jump broke a 22 year school record by four inches at the Ted Nelson Invitational. In February 2020, she broke the Texas A&M triple jump record to win first place at the Charlie Thomas Invitational.

                                     

3. Personal bests

  • Long jump: 6.63 m, NCAA Championships in Texas
  • Long jump:6.57m,Ted Nelson Invitational in Texas.
  • Triple jump:13.77m, Charlie Thomas Invitational meet in College Station, Texas.

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