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Michael Okantey

Full name: Michael Francisco Okantey
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: October 30, 1939 in Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Country: GHA Ghana
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Michael Okantey had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Michael Ahey and the non-Olympians Bonner Mends and Bukari Bashiru). In the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Okantey also finished fourth in the 220 yards and was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 100 yards.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.4 (1962); 200 – 21.0y (1963).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Men's 200 metres Ghana GHA 3 h4 r1/4
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Men's 200 metres Ghana GHA 6 h7 r1/4
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Ghana GHA 8 h1 r2/3

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Ghana Round One Heat Four 3 21.8 21.91
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Ghana Round One Heat Seven 6 21.9 21,97

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Ghana GHA Semi-Finals Heat One 8 40.7
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Ghana GHA Round One Heat Three 5 QC 40.8 40,85
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