Ghana international athlete Akwasi Frimpong will make history as he competes today 12th February 2018, in skeleton at the Winter Olympic Sliding Centre in the on-going games in Pyeongchang South Korea.
Frimpong a skeleton athlete will make history as the first Ghanaian to represent the nation at the Winter Olympics.
He has won 4 bronze, 4 silver, and 8 gold medals in various national and international sports events.
The athlete, who was raised in Ghana, moved to the Netherlands at the age of 8 and started running when he was 15.
In 2003, he became the Dutch National Junior Champion in the 200-meter sprints, which earned him the nickname ‘GoldenSprint.