Abeiku Jackson from Ghana did not qualify to proceed to the swimming semi-finals at Tokyo, despite finishing first in the Men’s 100m Butterfly Heats Two. He missed the semi-finals by two seconds.
Jackson broke his national record of 53.53 seconds and set a new record of 53.39 seconds. He is currently in position 45 worldwide in swimming competitions.
Out of fifty-five swimmers, only sixteen qualified for the Tokyo 2020 semi-finals competition. Caleb Dressel from the United States of America (USA) won the Heat competition within 50.35 seconds, while Sun Jiajun from China was the sixteenth swimmer who qualified for the semi-finals. Unilez Takyi is a Ghanaian Swimmer who will be competing in the Women’s 50 meters Freestyle Today.