Participants

Sam EFFAH

Sam EFFAH
    Athletics
Birth Date:  29 Dec 1988
Place of Birth:  CALGARY CAN
Country of birth:  CAN
Age:  29
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  176
Weight (Kg):  83

Events and Medals


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

Sam EFFAH - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 15:27
Men's 100m Round 1 - Heat 8
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 11:14
Men's 4 x 100m Relay Round 1 - Heat 2
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2010 Delhi, IND Men's 100m 7 10.37
2010 Dehli, IND Men's 4 x 100m Relay DSQ -

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2013 Moscow, RUS Men's 100m 5r1h3 10.21
2011 Daegu, KOR Men's 4 x 100m Relay 5r1h3 39.28

Nickname: Sammo, Black Lightning (canadianathletesnow.ca, 5 Mar 2018)
Education: Commerce University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (motivatecanada.ca, 5 Mar, 2018)
Languages spoken: English (motivatecanada.ca 5 Mar, 2018)
Injuries

Tear in the labrum of his left hip in 2014, with surgery later in the year. (fanfit.com 20 Jun, 2017)


Reason: Through the University of Calgary Dinos. (canadianathletesnow.ca, 5 Mar 2018)
Influence: Parents. They taught me any dream is possible. (motivatecanada.ca, 5 March 2018)
Additional information

GHANANIAN ROOTS
His father, Francis, is a retired mechanic, and mother, Hanna, a nurse, who both emigrated to Canada from Ghana. (thestar.com, 3 Oct 2010)


ASSISTANCE
In his earlier days as a sprinter, 1996 Olympic 4x100m champion and two-time world 100m silver medallist, Bruny SURIN (CAN), offered his coaching help. "I wouldn’t offer my free service if he didn’t have the potential," SURIN said. (thestar.com, 3 Oct 2010)


GIVING BACK
Is a mentor in the Classroom Champions program, bringing elite athletes together with students, to encourage them to dream big and overcome adversity. "It gets me excited. It gives me another reason to want to compete, besides my own personal goals." (globalnews.ca May, 22 2017)


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Legend

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

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