Ghana’s Abeiku Jackson on Sunday, June 13, 2021 beat European champion Sebastian Szabo of Hungary to win the Men’s 100 Butterfly race in 53.53secs. at the Golden Orlando International Meet in Croatia.
His performance saw him breaking his national record of 53.93secs. set in March 2020 at the CANA Zone 2 Championship in Accra, Ghana.
His time just missed the Olympic Qualifying time of 53.52secs.
Miss Farida Iddriss, an executive member (Treasurer) of the Ghana Swimming Association said they are very happy for his wonderful performance, and prayed that he will improve in his next competition.
She wished him good luck, and assured him that the whole of Ghana is behind him.
source: Ghana Olympic committee