UCC Wins GUSA Women’s Cross-Country Competition

University of Cape Coast (UCC) performed spiritedly to win the 25th Inter-University cross-country competition (Women’s category) held at the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ho.


Held under the distinguished patronage of the Vice-Chancellor of UHAS, Prof. Lydia Aziato, the Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) competition was on the theme, “Running for Health”.


Seven public universities including the University of Cape Coast (UCC), University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the University of Ghana (UG)participated. The others were the University of Development Studies (UDS) University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) and the Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED) competed in the competition.


At the end of the women’s race, UCC emerged as overall winners, claiming a total of fifty-three (53) points, followed by UEW with sixty-five (65) points.Group photo of team UCC


UDS secured one hundred and eighteen (118) points, whilst KNUST, UG, AAMUSTED and UHAS had one hundred and thirty-three (133), one hundred and sixty (160), two hundred and forty-two (242) and three hundred and thirty-three (334) points respectively.


In the men’s race, Team UCC earned the third position.


Professor Lydia Aziato, the Vice Chancellor of UHAS, for her part, commended the participants for the excellent display of skills, sportsmanship and endurance during the competition.


Below is the table of positions of Universities at the end of the GUSA Cross- country.


Women’s Category

1. UCC ------53

2. UEW ------65

3. UDS ------118

4. KNUST---113

5. UG ------160

6. AAMUSTED -242

7. UHAS-No Score


Men’s Category

1. UG - 47

2. UEW - 88

3. UCC - 94

4. AAMUSTED - 204

5. UDS - 208

6. KNUST - 211

7. UENR - 215

8. UHAS - 348

9. SDD-UBIDS (Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies) - 401

10. UMaT (University of Mines and Technology)- 480


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