Essipong Stadium – Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana

Essipong StadiumToday’s track is located in southern Ghana, less than a mile from the Atlantic ocean.It’s found inside Essipong Stadium, which is a pretty new venue.  It opened in 2008, and is used for multiple sports.  It has a seating capacity of 20,000.  The track has a red synthetic surface, with green filling in the area surrounding it.  The field events are located on both the inside and outside of the track.  The track has eight lanes.  You can get a good look at it in the video below, which is of a 400m race here from last summer:

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