Liberian Olympian At Rio 2016 Stands Chance For Men’s 200 Meters

Emmanuel Matadi of Johnson H.S. in St. Paul ran 250 meter repeats with parachutes on the track behind his school on Monday, June 1, 2009, as he gets ready for the state meet. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)
Emmanuel Matadi of Johnson H.S. in St. Paul ran 250 meter repeats with parachutes on the track behind his school on Monday, June 1, 2009, as he gets ready for the state meet. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)

As Liberia’s Emmanuel Matadi who is at the Rio Olympics 2016 has placed 6th in his Men’s 100 meters heat at clocking a 10.31 sec race.

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According to the Liberian Olympic Blog, Emmanuel Matadi will not be able to advance to the Men’s 100 m Semi-finals, but still hopeful in the Men’s 200 meters race on next Tuesday August 16, 2016.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.