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Abdullah Ilgaz

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T47

Further personal information

Languages
English, Turkish
Higher education
Coaching - Selcuk University: Konya, TUR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics in 2017 in Konya, Turkey.
Club / Team
Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi Spor Kulubu: Turkey
Name of coach
Abdullah Sari

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Turkey

General interest

Hobbies
Music, football, socialising with friends. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Turkish Para athlete Mahir Ates. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Other sports
He has also competed in Para taekwondo and played Para football at club and national youth level in Turkey. (ilgazabdullah.com, 01 Jan 2020; Facebook profile, 19 Jul 2018; tbesf.org.tr, 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (haberturk.com, 03 Mar 2020)
Impairment
He does not have his left arm below the elbow. (Instagram profile, 03 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T47 Final 1 2017-07-16 9999