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Oguz Akbulut

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Languages
Turkish
Higher education
Coaching, History - Cumhuriyet University: Sivas, TUR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Sivas, Turkey.
Why this sport?
His primary school sports teacher suggested that he try athletics.

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming, trekking, music. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the T12 400m at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Erturk Yamen. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Moroccan distance runner Hicham El Guerrouj. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (iha.com.tr, 03 Dec 2019)
Impairment
He was born with an impairment that affects up to 80% of his vision. (bizdevariz.net, 11 Jul 2013; iha.com.tr, 03 Dec 2019)
Other information
FURTHER EDUCATION
He has also studied a master's degree in coaching at Cumhuriyet University in Sivas, Turkey. (iha.com.tr, 03 Dec 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-26 4
Men's 5000 m T13 Final 1 2015-10-29 8
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2017-07-17 4
Men's 400 m T12 Final 1 2017-07-18 3
Men's 1500 m T13 Final 1 2017-07-19 11