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Abdullah Kayapinar

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Wife Ayzanur Yasar
Residence
Sivas, TUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Turkish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para powerlifting in 2015 in Sivas, Turkey.
Why this sport?
"My coach saw me working in my restaurant and asked me to try Para powerlifting."
Club / Team
Sivas Youth Province Services Sports Club: Turkey
Name of coach
Mehmet Semih Ceylan [national], TUR

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Turkey
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Eger, HUN

General interest

Nicknames
Little Hercules. (haberturk.com, 07 Mar 2021; radikal.com.tr, 15 Oct 2015)
Hobbies
Football, table tennis. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 49kg category at the 2018 European Championships in Berck-Sur-Mer, France. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Turkish weightlifter Naim Suleymanoglu. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Impairment
He is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 49.00kg Final 2017-12-04 11