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Baris Telli

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T63

Further personal information

Residence
Ankara, TUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Turkish
Higher education
Physical Education - Gazi University: Ankara, TUR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics while studying at Gazi University in Ankara, Turkey.
Why this sport?
He met Hadi Neset Turkmen, who provided the support for Telli to get his first running prosthesis.

General interest

Nicknames
The Amputee Messi [after Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi]. (yasadikca.com, 06 May 2015)
Other sports
He was a member of the Turkey amputee football team that finished third at the World Cup in 2010 and 2012. (baristelli.com, 08 Dec 2014)
Impairment
In 1993 he was involved in a car accident which resulted in his right leg being amputated. (baristelli.com, 08 Dec 2014)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works at the Zeliha Ziylan Girls High School in Sahinbey, Turkey, and at the Gazi University School of Physical Education and Sports in Turkey. (Facebook profile, 03 Mar 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's High Jump T42 Final 1 2015-10-22 13