Athletics: He is aware of the very best athletes from universities and large colleges in Burkina Faso

The best athletes from universities and colleges in Burkina Faso are already known. They were designated during the ninth annual “Campus athletic”, which took place on Saturday, June 4, 2022.

There were more than a hundred of the 26 universities and colleges in Burkina Faso who took part in the ninth year of the “Campus Athletic” athletics competition on Saturday, June 4, 2022.

Throughout Saturday, it competed in perseverance and talent to climb the various podiums. Representatives of the universities Joseph Joseph-Zerbo, Aube Nouvelle, St. Thomas Aquinas of Saaba, Nazi Boni and Grandes Ecoles showed perseverance and the fight for the podium was really tough. After the closure of the Stade du 4 Aout due to the reconstruction, the organizers turned to the pitch of the Institute of Sports Sciences and Human Development (ISSDH), the quality of which is not very desirable. This did not prevent the athletes from performing.

4×100 men relay

Performances that will not leave the indifferent first managers of university sports. “We can be satisfied with the results in the competitions. Given the conditions in which this is happening, you really need to encourage students who are competitors and who prefer fair play, ”said Professor Mahamadou Sawadogo, President of Ouagadougou University Club (UCO).

Pr Mahamadou Sawadogo, President of the UCO

Podium divided between universities and grandes écoles

Competitors competed in seven sports. These include running for 100 m, 400 m, 1500 m, 4×100 relay, long jump, triple jump and shot put. In the women’s long jump, Sylvie Sawadogo from IBAM won with a jump of 5.08 meters. She is followed by Compaoré Chaïda and Kim Pascaline of ISSDH.

Triple jump test

In the men’s 400 m run, Simporé Batogma from the Nazi University of Boni won by 50.9 s. Kaboré Mathieu of Pr Joseph Ki-Zerbo University and Baïlou Ousmane of UTS placed second and third. In the men’s relay at 4×100 m, Coulibaly Daouda took the first place with a time of 45 ” 3. Simporé Abdramane (45”4) and Hien Paterne (45”9) finished in second and third place. In the women’s 100-meter run, Koala Fatoumata won for 1 mil. 00 sa 4 t in front of Tiemtoré Angèle (2nd) and Sow Mariam (3rd).

Karim Kaboré, UCO communicator, award ceremony for the best athletes

The first year of Campus Athletic took place in 2012. Over the years, the competition has grown. This from 2022 takes place in a national context marked by uncertainty. For Pr Sawadogo he is dedicated to the search for peace. “This issue is held in solidarity with students from various private and public universities and major schools for peace and security in the country,” he said. The national situation has jeopardized the chances of the competition this year. “We are already satisfied that we were able to carry out this activity this year, despite the difficult conditions. The results are very satisfactory. As a result, the competition has increased in quality and even quantity, “said Bertrand Zoungrana, president of the organizing committee.

Jacques Theodore Balima

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