BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Bronze medallist Joseph Paul Amoah of Team Ghana poses for a photo during the medal ceremony for the Men's 200m Final on day ten of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at Alexander Stadium on August 07, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Joseph Amoah picks bronze medal

Joseph Amoah picked his bronze medal after finishing third in the Men’s 200m

The Ghanaian finished third in the finals with a time of 20.49sec behind Jareem Richards of Trinidad & Tobago as well as Zynell Hughes who placed first and second respectively.

Amoah who was rested in the men’s 4×100 relay run a race of his life to big third place at the back of a disappointment after Ghana’s relay team got disqualified for violating rules.

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – AUGUST 07: (L-R) Silver medallist Zharnel Hughes of Team England, Gold medallist Jereem Richards of Trinidad and Tobago and Bronze medallist Joseph Paul Amoah of Team Ghana pose for a photo during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 200m Final on day ten of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at Alexander Stadium on August 07, 2022 on the Birmingham, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

He becomes the first African to pick a medal in the 200m since 2007 and also Ghana’s first medal at this year’s Commonwealth games in the track event.