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Ahmet Mintaz

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Sakarya, TUR
Languages
Turkish
Higher education
Sakarya University: Turkey

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age seven.
Why this sport?
His mother began looking for a sport to put his energy into after he was diagnosed with hyperactivity at age nine. He tried a number of sports before focusing on swimming.
Club / Team
Sakarya Atlantis SK: Turkey
Training Regime
He trains six days a week.

General interest

Nicknames
Arslan (Facebook profile, 02 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (aa.com.tr, 05 Aug 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para open water swimming at international level. (inas.org, 12 Jun 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (aa.com.tr, 05 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He was born with an intellectual impairment and diagnosed with hyperactivity at age nine. (aa.com.tr, 05 Aug 2018)