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Samuel Takyi Biography
Samuel Takyi is a young boxer and was born on 23rd December 2000 to Godfred Takyi(father), a cloth seller, and Eunice Smith(mother), who is a fishmonger at Makola Market.
Takyi started basic school at St. Mary’s Nursery & Preparatory School and completed Bishop Mixed Junior High School.
In a meeting with Graphic.com, Takyi narrated that he once challenged Obama around Accra’s General Post Office just to be crushed.
His loss to Obama in the wake of binding up to battle without precedent for his life got him drawn to the fistic sport.
What’s more, he returned, after around 90 days of preparing, to crush Obama in another session.
Takyi’s boxing career took off in March 2020, when as a 19-year-old, he qualified for the Tokyo Olympics at the African qualification tournament in Dakar, Senegal.
Samuel Takyi has won himself a medal at Tokyo 2020, which happens to be the first Olympic medal for a young Ghanaian athlete since 1992.
The 20-year-old Takyi beat Colombia’s 32-year-old southpaw David Ceiber Avila, a far more experienced fighter, in the quarter-final.
Due to his victory, Takyi has gotten the chance to moves on to the semi-final where he’ll face the USA’s, Ragan Duke.