Martha Bissah is a Ghanaian athlete. She won a gold medal in the girls’ 800m race at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in a time of 2:04.90. and won the MEAC with a 5K clocking of 17:44.4. Indoor: MEAC Indoor Most Outstanding Performer and an NCAA indoor All-American
Former 800m Youth Olympics gold medalist, Martha Bissah has finally apologized for misconduct towards the Ghanaian Athletics Association (GAA).
Bissah, was banned by the GAA for indiscipline six years ago and has since not represented Ghana at any international competition.
In an apology letter through the National Sports Authority to the GAA, she said, “I wish to humbly express my sincerest apology and utmost regret for my behavior towards the Ghana Athletics Association in general and Professor Francis Dodoo in particular sometime in 2015.
“I am really sorry for my unprofessional and immature behavior as well as my subsequent defamatory comments. I know my actions have damaged our working relationship and hope this broken relationship will be restored to enable us work together again. I assure you that I will not act in that manner again. Please accept my apologies.”
Marha now 23-year old remains the only athlete to have won gold for Ghana at the Youth Olympics in 2014 and has continues to show promise going forward.
With her long awaited apology to the Ghana Athletics Association in the media domain, the GAA is yet to take a decision on the long-awaited apology.
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