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Sumeyye Ozcan

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Languages
Turkish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began in 2007 at age 15.
Why this sport?
"To show that my disability is my ability."

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Turkey
Opponent
Germany
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
Eskisehir, TUR

General interest

Awards and honours
As a member of the Turkish female goalball team, she was presented with the Sakip Sabanci Sports Award in 2017 for winning gold at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (limitsizspor.com, 06 Jan 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T12 Heat 2 2011-01-23 5
Women's Shot Put F12 Final 2011-01-26 10
Women's 400 m T12 Heat 2 2011-01-26 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-04 7
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 800 m T11 Semifinal 1 2013-07-20 4
Women's 800 m T11 Final 1 2013-07-21 4
Women's 1500 m T12 Semifinal 2 2013-07-26 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women Group D 2016-09-09 2
Women Group D 2016-09-10 4
Women Group D 2016-09-11 6
Women Group D 2016-09-12 8
Women Group D - Standings 2016-09-13 1
Women Quarterfinal 2016-09-14 3
Women Semifinal 2016-09-15 2
Women Final 2016-09-16 101