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Sierra Leone's Georgiana Sesay, Advances to 400-Meter Finals at African Games

Updated: Mar 27

Sierra Leone is in a state of jubilation following the remarkable achievement of its athlete, Georgiana Sesay, who has secured her place in the finals of the 400-meter race at the ongoing African Games in Ghana.

Ms. Sesay's exceptional performance in the semi-finals, where she recorded a swift time of 52.62 seconds, has garnered widespread admiration and recognition. This achievement is a testament to her remarkable talent, unwavering determination, and dedication to her craft. It represents a significant milestone for both Ms. Sesay and Sierra Leone as a whole.

In an interview with distinguished sports journalist Francess Bernard following the race, Ms. Sesay expressed her immense joy and gratitude for reaching this momentous stage in her athletic career. She revealed that attaining such "lofty heights" has been a long-cherished aspiration, one that she had dreamed of for many years. While she may not have explicitly envisioned achieving this particular feat, Ms. Sesay is profoundly thankful for the opportunity to compete at this level.

It is noteworthy that Ms. Sesay's time surpassed those set by many previous Sierra Leonean female athletes in the 400-meter event. This accomplishment further underscores her exceptional abilities and solidifies her place among Sierra Leone's most distinguished sportspersons.

The entire nation stands united behind Ms. Sesay as she prepares to compete in the finals of the 400-meter race at the African Games. Sierra Leoneans across the globe extend their unwavering support and best wishes to this exceptional athlete, confident that she will continue to make the country proud through her outstanding performances.


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