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Ozlem Kaya

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S6, SB6, SM6

Further personal information

Residence
Istanbul, TUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Turkish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2004 in Kahramanmaras, Turkey.
Why this sport?
Her coach offered her the chance to compete in swimming.
Club / Team
Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyespor: Turkey
Name of coach
Osman Cullu [national], TUR

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Turkey
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Durban, RSA

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2011 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
Coach Osman Cullu. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heats 11
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heats 11
Women's 100 m Backstroke S6 Heats 12
Women's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heats 12
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 6
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 1 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 3 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 5
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Heat 2 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2012-09-01 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM6 Heat 1 2012-09-03 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2012-09-04 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Final Round 2012-09-04 8
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Heat 1 2012-09-05 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Final Round 2012-09-05 7
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 1 2012-09-07 4
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 2012-09-07 8
Women's 100 m Freestyle S6 Heat 2 2012-09-08 5
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Heat 1 2015-07-14 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Final 1 2015-07-14 8
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 2 2015-07-15 7
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final 1 2015-07-15 8
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 1 2015-07-16 11
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Final Round 2016-09-09 6
Women's 50 m Butterfly S6 Heat 1 2016-09-09 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S6 Heat 3 2016-09-10 6
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB6 Heat 1 2016-09-15 5