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Alex Amankwah
Alex Amankwah

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Los Angeles

Last College:
West Los Angeles College

Event:
400/800

Birthdate:
03/02/1992

Experience:
JC



03/01/2014

Batson, Green Win SEC Titles for Alabama in Final Day of SEC Indoor Championships

Alabama's Men's Team Finished Fourth, Women's Team Finished 10th

02/15/2014

Burks and Paine Win in Alabama's First Day at Tyson Invitational

Senior Alexis Paine won the invitational pole vault with a mark of 4.20 meters (13-9.25).

01/19/2014

Hakansson's School Record Headlines Crimson Tide at Auburn Invitational

Junior
2014 Indoor Season
Ran a 1:51.13 in the 800 meters at the Tyson Invitational, good for seventh place ... recorded a time of 1:51.51 in the 800-meter run at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... anchored the 4x400 meter relay team that finished third at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 3:11.50 ... Also placed seventh at the Auburn Invitational in the 800 meters with a time of 1:53.08.

West Los Angeles (Calif.) College (2011-13)
Coached by Dan Fitzpatrick at West Los Angeles College in Los Angeles, Calif. ... was a state champion and junior college all-American in 2013 ... posted personal bests of 1:49.74 in the 800, 3:57.68 in the 1,500 and 48.35 in the 400 ... won the 2013 SoCal 800 meters in 1:50.02 ... part of a 2013 4x400 quartet that ran 3:11.57 to break a 36-year-old school record ... was the national junior college leader in the 800 in 2013 ... was West LA's first individual state junior college champion in more than 20 years.

Prep and Personal
Coached by David Holland at Los Angeles High School in Los Angeles, Calif. ... did not compete in track at LAHS until his junior year, starting competition in April, 2010, and quickly became one of the top sprinters in the city of Los Angeles ... was the 2010 City Champion in the 800 meters and the 2010 Southern League Champion at the same distance ... competed in basketball and track and LAHS ... son of Erick Amankwah and Dorothy Nyarko ... born March 2, 1992, in Ghana.