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Emrah Ozturk

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20, F20

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Trabzon, TUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Turkish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 14, and began competing at national level in 2009.
Why this sport?
"I started competing in running at school. Our class teacher directed me."
Training Regime
He trains up to two sessions a day, seven days per week.

General interest

Nicknames
Reis (Facebook profile, 05 May 2020)
Most influential person in career
Coach Esra Akgun Yilmaz. (atletizmdunyasi.com, 24 Feb 2016)
Awards and honours
In December 2016 he received a sports achievement award from the mayor of Trabzon, Turkey. (haber61.net, 30 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (gundemedirne.com, 07 Mar 2017)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works at the Trabzon Youth Services and Sports Directorate in Turkey. (aydindenge.com.tr, 16 Oct 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T20 Final 1 2017-07-23 12