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Zeynep Acet

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T53

Further personal information

Residence
Istanbul, TUR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Turkish
Higher education
Public Relations - Anadolu University: Eskisehir, TUR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2014 in Bagcilar, Turkey.
Club / Team
Bagcilar Belediyesi SK: Istanbul, TUR
Name of coach
Omer Cantay [national, personal], TUR

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming, travelling. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver medals in the T53 200m and T53 400m at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Omer Cantay. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (medyaterzisi.live, 27 Mar 2019; bagcilar.bel.tr, 12 Feb 2021)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of spina bifida. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T53 Heat 2 2016-09-08 5
Women's 400 m T53 Heat 2 2016-09-10 7
Women's 4x400 m T53/54 Final Round 2016-09-15 9999