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Omer Faruk Gonul

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Konya, TUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English, Turkish
Higher education
Sport Management, Sports Science - Selcuk University: Konya, TUR

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Konya BESK: Turkey

General interest

Other sports
He won a silver medal at the 2012 World Arm Wrestling Championships in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and he has competed in handcycling at national level in Turkey. (Twitter profile, 18 Nov 2015; yasadikca.com, 21 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (sondakika.com, 31 Aug 2015)
Impairment
He lost the ability to walk after a medical accident during back surgery. (sondakika.com, 31 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 49.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-05 17