Para Powerlifter Emmanuel Nii Tettey wins first bronze medal for Ghana at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Manchester today.

Emmanuel Nii Tettey Oku  triumphed in the men's up and  lifted of 168 kg in the 72 kg category at Wythenshawe Forum in the English city.

However, the weight he lifted qualifies him to stand a chance of gaining a slot to Tokyo

Vida Antwi increases her world rank with a lift of 90 kilograms in the up to 67 kilograms  class

In 2020, Tokyo will become the first-ever city to host the Paralympic Games twice and the city is readying for a never-before-seen festival of sports, as the people of Japan are joined by visitors worldwide to witness first-hand the dynamic and breath-taking performances of Paralympic athletes.

The Ticket Lottery for residents of Japan ran from 22 August to 9 September with tickets for the biggest and most exciting Paralympic Games yet available at affordable prices. Seats at competitive events will be priced from just JPY 900 and will cost no more than JPY 7,000. Powerlifting events will take place at Tokyo International Forum from 27 August to 31 August, and cost no more than JPY 2,000.

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