Who Is Abeiku Jackson, The Ghanaian Olympics Swimmer

Trending highly on Ghanaian social media space is swimmer Abeiku Jackson who set a record by finishing first at the ongoing Olympics tournament by finishing first in the men’s 100m butterfly heat 2 by the time of 53.39 secs.

Abeiku Jackson though having won this level of the competition has failed to qualify to the semis because he finished behind time. However, most Ghanaians are not familiar with the athlete as they wonder who he is. Well, below is a little up catch with him.

Abeiku Gyekye Jackson ( born 12 April 2000) is a Ghanaian swimmer specializing in the 50-meter freestyle. He competed in the 100m freestyle, 50m butterfly, and 100m butterfly at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

He holds Ghanaian national records in 13 disciplines, including freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke, and backstroke events over distances from 50 to 400 meters. His older brother Kwesi Abbiw Jackson and younger brother Kow Asafua Jackson are also swimmers.

Jackson represented Ghana in the 50-meter freestyle at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Jackson and female swimmer Kaya Forson, who competed in the 200-meter freestyle in Rio, became the first Ghanaians ever to compete in swimming at the Olympic Games.

Who Is Abeiku Jackson?
Who Is Abeiku Jackson?

Who Is Abeiku Jackson?

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