Participants

Gemma ACHEAMPONG

Gemma ACHEAMPONG
    Athletics
Birth Date:  13 Feb 1993
Place of Birth:  CHICAGO
Country of birth:  GHA
Age:  25
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  155
Weight (Kg):  65

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's 100m  
Women's 4 x 100m Relay 5

Gemma ACHEAMPONG - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 14:17
Women's 100m Round 1 - Heat 3
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 17:19
Women's 100m Semifinal 2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 14:57
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 100m Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Relay DSQ -
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 200m 5r1h1 24.90

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Relay 8r1h1 43.37

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's 4 x 100m Relay 6r1h1 43.68

Hobbies: Reading, writing, cooking, surfing the internet, playing video games (LinkedIn profile, 27 Jul 2016)
Occupation: Athlete, coach, writer
Education: Language studies (English) at Boston University, USA
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Greg LAMBERT (USA) and Robyne JOHNSON (USA) (Athlete, 17 Aug 2016; activelygemma.com, 19 Jul 2016)


Reason: "I originally started running to have fun with friends and boost my resume for college admissions. It became obvious that I had no promise over 400m and began to find my true talent in the 100m dash. (activelygemma.com, 19 Jul 2016)
Hero: Ghanaian sprinter Flings OWUSU-AGYAPONG (Athlete, 17 Aug 2016)
Influence: Mother (Athlete, 17 Aug 2016)
Additional information

DEPRESSION
Experienced depression during time at Boston University and credits athletics with helping her deal with the illness. "You're not alone in feeling the way you do and failing isn't the end of the world. You don't have to handle everything on your own. You're not alone." (Boston University Facebook page, 18 Aug 2015)


COACH
Joined coaching staff at Boston University for 2015/16 season, having graduated in May 2015. (goterriers.com, 2016)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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