Bismark Boateng running with a relay baton

Bismark Boateng


A Little More About Bismark

Getting into the sport: Started running competitively in 2013. Grew up playing soccer… Set a goal for himself to represent Canada one day after watching the 2012 Olympic trials… Outside Interests: Graduated from York University in 2018 with a degree in kinesiology… Would like to be a sports psychologist one day… Enjoys reading, djing, playing soccer, football, boxing… Odds and Ends: Moved to Canada when he was fourteen for better opportunities… Meditates before every race.. Biggest inspiration is Miss Janet Dickens, the mother of the late Daundre Barnaby, ‘because of her constant words of encouragement and support throughout my athletic career. She is the epitome of strength and love and I’m always grateful to call her my mum’… Favourite motto: “Do what you love and the door will always open”…

Notable International Results

Commonwealth Games: 2018 - 7th in SF (200m), DQ (4x100m relay) Jeux de la Francophonie: 2017 - BRONZE (100m), SILVER (4x100m relay) NACAC Championships: 2018 - 4th (100m), GOLD (4x100m relay) FISU Universiade: 2015 - 6th in SF (100m), 4th in heat (4x100m relay)