Participants

Abdul OMAR

Abdul OMAR
    Boxing
Birth Date:  03 Oct 1993
Age:  24
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  170
Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
BOX Boxing Men's 60kg 17

Abdul OMAR - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 18:32
Men's 60kg Round of 32
Harry GARSIDE
W
Abdul OMAR
L
Finished

Legend

L: Lost
W: Winner

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 52kg 3

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 56kg R32

Languages spoken

English


Coach

NATIONAL: Ofori ASARE (GHA) (sportsnetghana.com, 15 Jun 2017; africansportsmonthly.com, 14 Aug 2016)


Additional information

COMMONWEALTH JOY
Won the flyweight (52kg) bronze medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. (aiba.org, 3 Aug 2014)  

PROMISE BROKEN
Revealed that in February 2016 he was yet to be paid an amount of US$3000, promised by the (Ghana) Sports Ministry for winning bronze at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. "I want to achieve something for the national team and I am working hard, but the promises are not being fulfilled. This is very disheartening. I am pleading with the government to do something about it.” (myjoyonline.com, 9 Feb 2016)

RECOGNITION
Named 2014 Amateur Boxer of the Year by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana. (myjoyonline.com, 9 Feb 2016; ghanaweb.com, 3 Feb 2015) One of 12 national athletes who were awarded Rio 2016 Scholarships by the Ghana Olympic Committee. (ghanaolympic.org, 7 May 2015)

FLYING THE FLAG
Was the only Ghanaian boxer at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where he lost a close decision to Argentine Alberto Ezequiel MELIAN in the first round of competition. (graphic.com.gh, 12 Aug 2016)


HONOUR
Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (GC2018, 3 Apr 2018)


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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