Ghanaian sprinter Joseph Amoah has made it into the semi-finals of the men’s 200m event at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The 24-year-old Coppin State University student lived up to expectations in Heat 7 of the half-lap event by finishing third among his competitors.

Amoah got off to a flying start in Tuesday morning’s event and crossed the finish line with a time of 20.35 seconds.

His time was only bettered by the USA’s Noah Lyles and eSwatini’s Sibusiso Matsenjwa, who finished first and second, respectively.

Amoah will now be aiming to reach the final of the men’s 200m event and to challenge for a medal.

Joseph Amoah will have just a few hours to rest before the semi-final comes off at 11:50 GMT later today (Tuesday).

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