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KAYA Ozlem
Sport Para swimming
NPC Turkey   
GenderWomen
Age26
Place of BirthKahramanmaras, TUR
Height1.32 m
Weight 55 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB6, SM6
Further Personal Information
Residence
Istanbul, TUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Turkish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2004 in Kahramanmaras, Turkey.
Why this sport?
Her coach offered her the chance to compete in swimming.
Club / Team
Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyespor: Turkey
Name of coach
Osman Cullu [national], TUR
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Turkey
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Durban, RSA
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2011 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Osman Cullu. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heat 2012 400m Freestyle S6 6:46.50
Heats 2012 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:39.14
8 2012 50m Freestyle S6 37.95
7 2012 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:54.60
8 2012 50m Butterfly S6 42.91 Q
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S6 1:29.64
6 2016 50m Butterfly S6 40.60
17 2016 50m Freestyle S6 39.20 
Heats 2016 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:52.15
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2006 50m Freestyle S6 47.64
12 2006 100m Freestyle S6 1:45.62
12 2006 100m Backstroke S6 2:13.94
11 2006 50m Butterfly S6 1:09.96
6 2010 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:55.52
12 2010 50m Freestyle S6 40.40
12 2010 200m Individual Medley SM6 3:42.38
11 2010 100m Freestyle S6 1:29.33
11 2010 50m Butterfly S6 48.27
8 2015 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:56.47
8 2015 50m Butterfly S6 41.39
Heats 2015 50m Freestyle S6 38.07
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2014 100m Freestyle S6 1:30.18
5 2016 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:51.89
8 2016 50m Freestyle S6 39.21
7 2016 50m Butterfly S6 40.97