Ghana at the 1964 Summer Olympics

Ghana competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Ghana at the
1964 Summer Olympics
Flag of Ghana (1964–1966).svg
IOC codeGHA
NOCGhana Olympic Committee
in Tokyo
Competitors42 in 3 sports
Medals
Ranked 35th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Eddie Blay Boxing Men's Light Welterweight (63.5 kg)

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 metres

  • Stanley Fabian Allotey
  • Round 1 — 10.7 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 10.6 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

  • Round 1 — 21.9 s (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 400 metres

  • Round 1 — 47.1 s (→ 2nd in heat, advanced to 2nd round)
  • Round 2 — 47.0 s (→ 7th in heat, did not advance)
  • Samuel Owusu-Mensah
  • Round 1 — DNS

Men's 1500 metres

  • Round 1 — 3:58.4 min (→ 11th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x100 metres relay

  • Round 1 — 40.8 s (→ 5th in heat, advanced to semi-final)
  • Semi-Final — 40.7 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Men's 4x400 metres relay

  • Round 1 — 3:10.4 min (→ 5th in heat, did not advance)

Men's long jump

  • Qualification — 753 cm (→ advanced to the final)
  • Final — 730 cm (→ 7th place)

Women's 100 metres

  • Round 1 — 11.9 s (→ 5th in heat, advanced to 2nd round)
  • Round 2 — 11.9 s (→ 6th in heat, did not advance)
  • Round 1 — 12.9 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Women's 80 metre hurdles

  • Round 1 — 11.3 s (→ 3rd in heat, advanced to semi-finals)
  • Semi Final — 11.1 s (→ 8th in heat, did not advance)

Women's long jump

  • Qualification — 545 cm (→ did not advance)

BoxingEdit

Flyweight

  • Round 1 — defeated Jumaat Ibrahim (MAL) KO-1 2:17
  • Round 2 — lost to John Anthony McCafferty (IRL) 2:3

Bantamweight

Lightweight

  • Round 1 — bye
  • Round 2 — lost to Kanemaru Shiratori (JPN) KO-1 1:27

Light welterweight

  • Round 1 — bye
  • Round 2 — defeated Preben R.S. Rasmussen (DEN) 5:0
  • Round 3 — defeated Nol Touch (CAM) KO-2 1:34
  • Quarterfinals — defeated Joao Henrique Da Silva (BRA) 5:0
  • Semi-finals — lost to Jerzy Kulej (POL) 0:5

Light middleweight

  • Eddie Davies
  • Round 1 — defeated Laszlo Sebok (HUN) 5:0
  • Round 2 — defeated Tolman Gibson Jr. (USA) 5:0
  • Quarterfinals — lost to Boris Lagutin (SOV) RET

Middleweight

  • Round 1 — bye
  • Round 2 — defeated James Columbus Rosette (USA) 3:2
  • Quarterfinals — lost to Valery Popenchenko (SOV) 0:5

Light Heavyweight

  • Thomas Arimi
  • Round 1 — bye
  • Round 2 — lost to Sayed Mersal (UAR) 0:5

FootballEdit

Group DEdit

Argentina  1–1  Ghana
Bulla   26' Report E. Acquah   80'
Attendance: 25.000
Referee: Ashkenazi (ISR)
Japan  2–3  Ghana
Sugiyama   12'
Yaegachi   52'
Report Agyemang   27'
S. Acquah  69'
Fulaiteh   80'
Referee: Nitescu (ROU)
Pld W D L GF GA Pts
  Ghana 2 1 1 0 4 3 3
  Japan 2 1 0 1 5 5 2
  Argentina 2 0 1 1 3 4 1
  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

QuarterfinalsEdit

Egypt  5–1  Ghana
Badawi   42'   61'
Riad   65'
Elfanagili   69'   85'
Report Mfum   37'
Referee: Glöckner (GDR)