SHOOTING: ANOTHER WORLD RECORD FROM KIM
In men's 10m air pistol, Taeyoung Kim broke a world record with a score of 197.2 and won the gold medal. The South Korean shooter had also broken a world record and won a gold in 25m pistol. Russian Roman Kuzmin took the silver and Croatian Boris Gramnjak took the bronze. The Turkish shooters Habip Yeşilöz and Onur Gökçedağ ranked 10th and 12th in the qualifiers and couldn't make it to the finals.

ATHLETICS: THE GAMES START OFF WITH NEW RECORDS
Women's pole vault Sofia 2013 champion and world record holder Russian Maria Nechaeva improved her record by 15 cms and won a gold medal by a score of 3.45. Another Russian, Ekaterina Nikiforova took the silver, while Kanako Takizawa took the bronze.

In women's hammer throw, last Deaflympics champion Norwegian Trude Raad improved her own world record by 1.3 meters and achieved the gold with a throw of 66.35. Two Ukranians, Rymma Filimoshkina and Yuliia Kysylova, earned the silver and bronze medals.

In men's 10000m, Sofia 2013 champion Kenyan Symon Cherono broke the Games record with a time of 29:11.73 and won the gold medal. The silver and bronze also went to two Kenyans, Daniel Kiptum and Peter Wareng.

In men's triple jump, Russian Ivan Pakin won the gold, Belarusian Raman Hralko won the silver and Ukranian Volodymyr Danylchenko won the bronze.

In men's shot put, the Turkish athletes Serhan Çalhan and Mahmut Kılıç made it to the finals by ranking 7th and 11th respectively.

In men's 100m qualifiers, Şükrü Çetinkaya (4th in 3rd series) and Doğan Biçer (4th in 6th series) couldn't make it to the semi-finals.

In women's 100m qualifiers, Aysun Akay (3rd series) reached the semi-finals, while İpek Eşkin (5th in 4th series) got eliminated.

In heptathlon, the 100m hurdles, high jump, shot put and 200m games are over. Russian Anastasia Klechkina is ranked 1st with 2913 points after the 4 games, ranking 1st in 100m hurdles, high jump and 200m and 2nd in shot put. German Felicitas Merker is 2nd with 2526 points, ranking 2nd in 100m hurdles and 200m, 3rd in shot put and 5th in high jump. Ukranian Kateryna Potapenko is 3rd with 2496 points, ranking 3rd in 100m hurdles, 200m and high jump and 5th in shot put.

BADMINTON: FIVE VICTORIES FOR TURKEY
In women's singles, in the first match of Group M, Turkish player Hale Küçüksevgili defeated Wing Sum Chan from Hong Kong with a score of 2-0. Another Turkish player from Group L, Nalan Kaygın defeated her Hong Kongese opponent Yeuk Lam Chan 2-0. In the first match of Group H, Esra Zeynep Ergincan lost 2-0 to Gwanghui Park and in Group K Gizemnur Uludağ lost 2-0 to Chinese player Meng Xing Wang.

In men's singles, Barış Mehmet Ural defeated his Brazilian rival Gabriel Hovelacque De Faria 2-0 in Group D. In his first match in Group I, Hasan Baygeldi lost 2-0 to Serhii Dashchenko. In group R, Doğukan Yılmaz lost 2-0 to Ukranian Petro Takalo. In Group T, Kemal Özer lost 2-1 to French Mickael Roubira.

In women's doubles Group B, Hale Küçüksevgili/Gizemnur Uludağ defeated the Brazilian pair Geisa Vieira De Oliveira/Bruna Firmino Rocha 2-0 in their first match.

In men's doubles Group B, the Turkish pair Kemal Özer/Barış Mehmet Ural lost 2-0 to the Lithuanians Tomas Dovydaitis/Ignas Reznikas. Likewise, in Group G Hasan Baygeldi/Doğukan Yılmaz lost 2-0 to Chung-I Chen/Cheng-I Huang from Chinese Taipei.

In mixed doubles, the Turkish pair Kemal Özer/Nalan Kaygın defeated the Bulgarians Nikola Tyankov/Gabriela Kolitsova 2-0 in Group I. In Group C, Doğukan Yılmaz/Gizemnur Uludağ lost 2-0 to Malaysians Kok Fang Yeo/Zu Tung Foo and Hasan Baygeldi/Hale Küçüksevgili lost to the Indian pair Jehan Jamshed Daboo/Jayasri Nalluri 2-0 in group H. Barış Mehmet Ural/Esra Zeynep Ergincan lost 2-0 to Ukranians Taras Nehar/Ivanna Horobets in group E.

BASKETBALL: TURKISH MEN ACHIEVE THEIR SECOND VICTORY
Turkish Men's Basketball Team defeated Greece 62-59 in their fourth match in Group A and achieved their second victory. In the same group, Venezuela defeated Poland 86-71 and Lithuania-Chinese Taipei ended with a score of 94-33. With these scores, Lithuania and Venezuela guaranteed making it to quarter-finals.

In Group B, Ukraine defeated Australia 52-45, Argentina defeated Kenya 59-42 and Russia defeated Slovenia 73-70. With these scores, Russia and Ukraine guaranteed their quarter-final chances.

In women's Group A, Lithuania slammed China 90-56 and Poland defeated Russia 49-48 in a neck-and-neck game.

BOWLING: RUSSIA GETS THE GOLD IN WOMEN'S DOUBLES
In women's pairs, the Russian pair Nadezda Koblinova/Olga Lotina defeated the Koreans Jieun Kin/Taisoon Kim in the finals and became the Deaflympics champions. The bronze medal went to Sunok Park/Chanmi Lee from South Korea and Lin Ya C-hin/Hsueh Hsiu from Chinese Taipei. The Turkish pairs Zehra Gülen/Feride Korkmaz ranked 29th, Zeynep Canpolat/Melek İman ranked 31st and Burcu Koçyiğit/Şükriye Mutlusoy ranked 32nd.

FOOTBALL: TURKISH TEAM IN QUARTER-FINALS WITH 3 WINS IN 3 GAMES
In men's football Group A, Turkey defeated Venezuela 3-0, with Fırat Kaya scoring on 12th minute and Eşref Metin Su on 52th and 90th. The team achieved 3 wins in 3 games and guaranteed making it into quarter-finals. In the other match of the group, Egypt defeated Saudi Arabia 5-1 and became the other quarter-finalist.

In Group B, Nigeria didn't attend the match with Germany and Germany was declared the winner with a score of 3-0. In the other match, Iran defeated France 1-0. Germany and Iran became the quarter-finalists.

In Group C, Ukraine defeated Argentina 3-0 and Italy defeated Japan 3-2. Italy and Ukraine became the quarter-finalists.

In Group D, South Korea defeated Great Britain 4-2 and Russia won 5-1 against Brazil. Russia and South Korea became the last two quarter-finalists.

GOLF: MEHMET AND MUHAMMET ELIMINATED
The round of 16 was completed today in golf. Muhammet Demir lost to the German golfer Allen John, who had broken a field record and completed the two rounds on top. Mehmet Yavuz lost to British golfer Steven Cafferty. Both players were eliminated.

TABLE TENNIS: THE GOLD MEDAL GOES TO CHINA
In mixed pairs, the Chinese pair Cong Wang/Ce Shi defeated their compatriots Jiping Tian/Meng Ping Huan 4-0 in the finals and earned the gold medal. The Turkish pair Saffet Erdoğan/Nevroz Çiftkuran, who got a bye in the first round, defeated the Brazilians Joao De Oliveira/Thais Rodrigues 4-0 in the second round but lost 4-0 to the Ukranian pair Mariia Vasilieva/Anatolii Yakovenko in the round of 16 and got eliminated. Garip Oltaş/Meltem Akyaz defeated the Nigerians Adetayo Odupitan/Idayat Jimoh 4-0 in the first round but lost 4-0 to the Koreans Cheoljin Shin/Jiyeon Lee in the second round and got eliminated. The third Turkish pair, Avni Timuçin/Dilem Akyüz, defeated the Indian pair Tanuj Muhkerjee/Poli Saha 4-2 in the first round. The pair lost 4-0 to the Ukranian pair Grygorii Kuzmenko/Karyna Zavinoska in the second round and bid farewell to the games. The final Turkish pair, Doğan Erdal/Emine Kahraman, got a bye in the first round and lost 4-0 to the Chinese Youyue Xu/Zhe Wang in the second round.

ORIENTEERING: GOLD MEDAL FOR UKRAINE
In mixed sprint relay, the Ukranian team of Iana Melnyk, Oleksandr Sankin, Dmytro Plakhotnik and Hanna Fedosieieva earned the gold medal. The silver medal went to Russia and the bronze medal went to Lithuania. The Turkish team of Kadriye Demirci, Yusuf Emre Aydoğdu, Hakan Kayan and Sevda Aktaş became the 4th.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: TWO DEFEATS FOR TURKEY
In women's Group C, the Turkish pair İlayda Pay/Meltem Çal lost 2-0 to the Greek pair Ivana Bartzai/Eleftheria Dimitrios in their 4th match. The Turkish pair completed the groups stage without any wins.

In men's Group B, Harun Metin/Emre Çiftçi lost 2-0 to the Russians Evgeny Kirllov/Ruslan Afanasyev and got their 4th defeat in their 4th game.

TENNIS: SERCAN/ASUMAN BID FAREWELL IN QUARTER-FINALS
In mixed doubles, Sercan Yeşilova/Asuman Saki lost to Chun-Wei Wang/Chiu-Mei Ho from Chinese Taipei 2-0 in the quarter-finals with sets of 6/1, 7/5.

VOLLEYBALL: TURKISH MEN CLINCH FOUR WINS IN FOUR GAMES
Turkish Men's Volleyball Team defeated Venezuela without losing any sets and finished Group A first. In the same group, Japan defeated Brazil 3-0, achieving their second victory in their fourth game and made it to the quarter-finals. Despite losing, Brazil also made it to the quarter-finals, along with Italy.

In Group B, Russia beat Iran 3-2 and Ukraine beat Poland 3-0. Ukraine, Russia, Iran and USA became the quarter-finalists of the group.

In women's volleyball, Turkey defeated Canada 3-1 and got their first win in their fourth game in Group A, managing to make it to the quarter-finals. In the same group, Italy defeated Russia 3-1, becoming another quarter-finalist. The third quarter-finalist is Japan.

CYCLING ROAD: ANOTHER GOLD FOR ROZANOV
In men's cycling road, Russian Dmitry Rozanov achieved his second gold of the Games in road race; his first was in individual time trial. His compatriot Ivan Makarov won the silver medal, and Slovakian Adrian Babic won the bronze. Thus, Makarov and Babic switches places on the podium compared to the individual time trial race. Turkish cyclists Ramazan Günay, Ali Korkmaz and Ercüment Boran ranked 23rd, 24th, 33rd respectively.

In women's cycling road, Chinese Xiaowen Wu won the road race. Venezuelan Ludy Correa Nava came 2nd and Aleksandra Evdokimova came 3rd. Turkish cyclists Nazlı Tahtallı became 12th and Büşra Çetinkaya became 13rd. Ebru Tok and Elvan Topal couldn't complete the race.

 

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