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Gokhan Akin

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T46, F46

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Turkish
Higher education
Sports Science - Selcuk University: Konya, TUR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2012 in Samsun, Turkey.
Club / Team
Ekspres Engelliler Genclik ve Spor Kulubu: Turkey

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Abdullah Sari. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
US triple jumper Christian Taylor. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Dreams do not recognise obstacles." (Instagram profile, 21 Jul 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (habergazetesi.com.tr, 30 Jun 2019)
Impairment
His left arm is underdeveloped. (Facebook page, 12 Jul 2018)