Eugene Amo-Dadzie Says He’s the “Quickest Accountant within the World”

Eugene Amo-Dadzie Says He’s the “Quickest Accountant within the World”

British accountant Eugene Amo-Dadzie actually is aware of find out how to crunch the numbers. The self-dubbed “quickest accountant” simply turned the (joint) fourth-fastest 100-meter runner within the historical past of the UK and owns the quickest time in Europe this yr.

Amo-Dadzie, 30, ran 9.93 in Graz, Austria final week. He’s behind solely Linford Christie (9.87), Zharnel Hughes (9.91), and James Dasaolu (9.91) on the nationwide all-time record.

The comparatively new sprinter—Amo-Dadzie began sprinting “critically” solely 4 years in the past—has dropped his 100-meter time from 10.93 to 9.93.


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“I really feel like I got here into the game on the proper time,” Amo-Dadzie mentioned in an interview with the BBC. “I very a lot get pleasure from that I’ve a distinct story. I nonetheless discuss with myself as an accountant that occurs to function on this planet of monitor and discipline.”

Amo-Dadzie advised Athletics Weekly that he began sprinting extra critically when he was 26 after a pal and leisure soccer teammate inspired he “give it a go.”

“I’ve not likely set any expectations,” he advised the outlet earlier this yr. “I’ve obtained an awesome staff round me, together with my coach, Steve Fudge.” Amo-Dadzie trains with Lee Valley and represents Woodford Inexperienced and Essex Women.

“I name myself the quickest accountant on this planet,” he says. “There could also be some accountants on the market that suppose they will beat me.”

Problem prolonged.

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