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Cagla Atakal

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Elis Doga [2017]
Residence
Ordu, TUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Turkish
Higher education
Physical Education, Sports Management - Ordu University: Türkiye

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting in 2008.
Why this sport?
Her mother got her involved in the sport. "I started shooting because of my mother. She said, 'You should try, maybe you will succeed'."
Club / Team
Istanbul Avcilik ve Aticilik SK: Türkiye
Name of coach
Kadri Akgun [national], TUR; Mustafa Atalay [national], TUR
Training Regime
She trains up to three hours a day at the Air Guns Shooting Range in Ordu, Turkiye.

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her family. (haber3.com, 02 Dec 2015)
Other sports
She has played wheelchair basketball at national level in Turkiye. (sondakika.com, 2015)
Other information
COACHING
She has helped to train young athletes in her spare time at the Air Guns Shooting Range in Ordu, Turkiye. (aa.com.tr, 30 Jan 2021)

WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL
She began playing wheelchair basketball at age 11. "I love basketball too. Power doesn't matter in [wheelchair] basketball because it's also a mind game." (haber3.com, 02 Dec 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 28
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2014-07-19 2
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 8
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-21 62
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2016-09-08 13
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-10 39
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 15