Alem Mumuni, Ghana’s sole paracyclist at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, has dropped on the latest international ranking by the Union Cycling International (UCI). Mumuni, second in the C2 category is now ranked 19th after failing to participate in the World UCI Paracycling Cup and the UCI Paracycling Championship in Canada last month. The paracyclist ranked first on the continent was unable to participate in the two competitions, following disagreements with the Ghana Cy
By Philip Kofi Ashon, citifmonline.com Second best C2 Paracyclist in the world and reigning African Champion, Alem Mumni, has recommended early preparations towards the 2016 Olympic/Paralympic Games in Brazil if Ghana wants to make any significant impact.
Speaking at a press conference in Accra to present the bronze medal he won at the just-ended world race in Canada, Alem Mumuni said, “If Ghana wants to qualify and win medals at the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio-Brazil 2
By Chris Lenois No doubt that one of the biggest stories from the 2012 Paralympic Games in London was Alan Oliveira of Brazil outracing South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius to a gold medal in the 200-meter race. Pistorius was the Paralympic’s most recognizable athlete, having just received international exposure for competing in the Olympic Games, so the news of his loss alone warranted front-page headlines in the world of sports. Then came Pistorius’s post-race comments, which cri
Written by All Ghana News London, Sept. 5, GNA - Ghana's brightest spot at the London 2012 Paralympics Games, Alem Mumuni, failed to glitter in the Men's Individual C2 Time Trial on Wednesday, September 5 at the Brands Hatch, London. Mumuni, made a total time of 32.49.56 in the trial to place 16th, in a 16-man contest, in which he was the only African, with 8.14.44 behind the ultimate winner, Graf Tobias of Germany who made a time of 24.35.12 over a distance of eight kilomete