Nipah Dennis

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Ghana's Olympics Boxing Hero
Location: Ghana
Nationality: Ghanaian
Biography: Nipah Dennis is a Documentary Photographer and Photojournalist based in Accra, Ghana. Nipah has been working as a photographer since 2013 while studying at the university, where he graduated with a Business Bachelor's Degree in 2017.  He... MORE
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Ghana's Olympics Boxing Hero
Copyright Nipah Dennis 2022
Updated Jun 2022
Location Ghana
Topics Spotlight
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Samuel Takyi’s arrival from Tokyo 2020 Olympics games was met by a large crown of Family, Trainers and members of the James Town and Bukom community where he grew up and trained.
Samuel Takyi’s arrival from Tokyo 2020 Olympics games was met by a large crown of Family, Trainers and members of the James Town and Bukom community where he grew up and trained.

Takyi’s win at the Tokyo makes him the first Ghanaian Boxing Olympic medallist since 1972. Also, the only African Boxer to win a medal at the 2020 Olympics games at the age of 21 years.

Takyi later announced his intention to fight on the professional stage. He believes he is young and has records to break. “I have a dream”, he said.

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