Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S5, SB4, SM5
Further personal information
Sociology - Ataturk University: Turkey
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up swimming at age 16 in Erdine, Turkey.
Why this sport?
She began swimming because it helped her with her condition.
Name of coach
Behlul Alizadeh [personal], from 2018
She trains six days a week.
Playing chess. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Mehmet Fatih Kurt. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sozcu.com.tr, 22 Apr 2017)
She has paraplegia as a result of the effects of being born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus [fluid on the brain]. (sozcu.com.tr, 22 Apr 2017; Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)