Children thrilled after first of three-week Joy FM Kids Olympics comes off

Children thrilled after first of three-week Joy FM Kids Olympics comes off
Source: Ghana/Joy Sports/Hans Mensah Andoh
Date: 10-02-2019 Time: 11:02:34:am
Joy FM Kids olympics

It was all fun at the St Anthony Anglican Church, as the maiden edition of the Joy FM kids Olympics kick started on Saturday, February 9 with some amazing displays of sporting talent by children.

The event, for young ones between the ages of 5 and 12, was held at the venue, adjacent Lincoln Community School in Abelemkpe.

"This is the first time I have taken part in anything like this. I always see things like this on TV so I'm happy to be here," said Benedict Tetteh of the Happy Days Academy in Otublohum.

The event - which will run for the next two Saturdays at different venues - had hundreds of children in attendance. Athletics was the focus for this weekend.

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With parents and siblings cheering on, the children competed fiercely in 80 metre hurdles, hula hooping, and whiffle paddle relays.

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Medals and other prizes were handed out to winners as well as the first and second runners up in all the events. Participants also received certificates of participation

The children also had a swell time interacting with the many Joy FM personalities who were there.

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Parents were not left out as they competed in the hula hoop challenge.

The second leg of the Joy FM Kids Olympics comes off next week Saturday, 16th February at the Lincoln Community School gymnasium with medals in table tennis and taekwondo up for grabs.

The Joy Kids Olympics is sponsored by Blue Band, Hollard Life, Call Angels, Medicas Hospital, and Alpha Cuisine.

Full List of winners

5 years (Boys)

Uthman Imani Alhassan – 1st Faith Montessori

John Sakyi Alhassan – 2nd – John Teye

Abdul-Hakeem Anazooya Iddi – 3rd – Christ Love International

5 years (Girls) 

Emman Alhassan 1st – Faith Montessori

Karen Happuch Asante –2nd – De Youngsters

Husna  – 3rd 

6 years (Boys)

Shifaudeen Nii Armah Quaye – 1st – Kinder Paradise School

Johannes – 2nd 

Kofi Osafo – 3rd 

6 years (Girls)

Nyah Snote DeCenzo – 1st – SAPS International

Sedinam – 2nd 

Pamela – 3rd 

7 years (Boys)

Darryl Parry Adu – 1st North Ridge Lyceum

Dayne Adom Akrofi – 2nd – The Light Academy

Lesedi Alhassan – 3rd – John Teye 

7 years (Girls)


Maame Afua Bonful – 2nd – Christ the King

Juanita Abiwu-Gleme – 3rd – Excel Community School

8 years (Boys)

Joshua Asante

Cornelius Kwasi Yirenkyi – 2nd Rockies International School

Raphael Omani – 3rd – Lighthouse Christian Mission School

8 years (Girls)

Danielle Alangea – 1st – Legon Primary

Adwoa – 2nd 

Fatima – 3rd 

9 years (Boys)

Benard Allotey - 1st - Happy Days Academy

Jude Yaw Addai - Victory Presby Church School 

Kwesi Asante – 3rd 

9 years (Girls)

Ruby Larkai - 1st - Happy Days Academy

Samantha –  2nd 

Thaddea Naa Ameley Tagoe – 3rd – University of Ghana Basic School

10 years (Boys)

Ruben – 2nd 

Caleb Yaw Addai – 2nd – Victory Presby Church School

Akunnor Nii Okai Joseph – 3rd – Stevemaria Grammar School

10 years (Girls)

Nana Ama 1st 

Elizabeth – 2nd 

Fabiola Nchor – 3rd – Light of Christ International School

11 years (Boys)

Nenibi Twasam – 1st Aristolard Montessori

Nana Addo – 2nd

Michael Omani – 3rd – Lighthouse Christian Mission School

11 years (Girls)

Roberta Tsawodzi - 1st Calvary Methodist School

Vivian Quarcoo – 2nd Happy Days Academy

Fatima Vondee – 3rd – Happy Days Academy

12 years (Boys)

Harrison – 1st 

Wuni Abdul-Majeed - 2nd - North Ridge Lyceum 

12 years (Girls)

Theresa Rothman Kudjoe – 1st Happy Kids School

Seyram Sika Amexo – 2nd – SOS 

Enjoy more photos from the event

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