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Soner Coskun

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Antalya, TUR
Occupation
Athlete, Cleaner

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para powerlifting in 2017.
Why this sport?
"I want to make my family proud of my success."
Name of coach
Ekrem Celil [personal]

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Physical obstacles should not keep us away from sports. People with an impairment should not be afraid of sports. There is nothing to fear. You reach success by believing in yourself." (antalyakorfez.com, 02 Nov 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (antalyakorfez.com, 02 Nov 2018; sabah.com.tr, 12 Jul 2018; gazetebir.com.tr, 12 Jul 2018)
Impairment
He has achondroplasia. (sabah.com.tr, 12 Jul 2018)
Other information
PERSONAL AMBITIONS
He hopes to become a physical education teacher in the future. (sabah.com.tr, 12 Jul 2018)