- Further Personal Information
- Higher education
- Teaching - Mustafa Kemal University: Izmir, TUR
- Sport Specific Information
- When and where did you begin this sport?
- He began weightlifting at age 14 after he was introduced to the sport by his physical education teacher Arif Kiran.
- Why this sport?
- He thought that pursuing a career in weightlifting would provide him opportunities in other areas of his life. "An athlete who is part of the national team goes to university. Those who win medals abroad can be physical education teachers."
- General Interest
- To compete at the Olympic Games. (haberturk.com, 19 Feb 2018; sporx.com, 19 Feb 2018)
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