SHOOTING: GOLD MEDALS GO TO KOREA AND SWITZERLAND
In women's 10m air pistol, Korean Ji Won Chun won the gold medal. The silver medal went to Fatemah Esfandiariyalmeh from Iran and the Russian Valeria Kladovikova earned the bronze medal. Turkish shooters Makbule Akkaya finished 12th and Seval Öztürk finished 13th place in the qualifiers; neither athlete could reach the final.
 
In the men's 50m prone game, Swiss Thomas Moesching broke a world record with 202.8 points and gained the gold medal. The silver medal was earned by Korean Changhoon Choi, and the bronze medal by Israeli Saar Yanko. Turkish shooters Oğuzhan Şimşek and Mehmet Güçlü finished 12th and 14th in the qualifiers, failing to qualify for the finals.
 
BASKETBALL: TURKISH TEAM FACES SECOND LOSS
In women's basketball, Turkey had lost to Greece with only one point in the first match in Group B. In the second match, Turkey again lost 68-62 against Ukraine. Greece slammed Kenya with a score of 89-21. In Group A, Poland defeated China and Italy defeated Russia.
 
FOOTBALL: SECOND DEFEAT FOR TURKISH WOMEN
In women's football, the Turkish team lost 1-0 to Poland in their third match of the group. This result means a second defeat for them. In other matches of the group, Brazil beat China 9-0 and Russia defeated Great Britain 1-0.

GOLF: MEHMET AND MUHAMMET IN TOP 16
As the second round comes to an end in golf, Mehmet Yavuz and Muhammet Demir managed to make to make it into top 16. In men's golf, German golfer Allen John is leading. In women's golf, Indian Diksha Dagar, who broke a field record in the first round, also finished the second round at top. İlknur Çavdar and Gülistan Öztunç, the Turkish golfers, finished in the bottom two bu as only two people were competing in the women's competition, they made it to the 3rd round.

GRECO-ROMAN WRESTLING: ANOTHER GOLD, FROM KADİR
In 75kg, Kadir Kuş defeated his Russian opponent Vitaliy Kuzmenkov in the final and became the champion. Armenian Ararht Sargsyan and Lithuanian Mantas Kazimieras Sinkevicius gained the bronze.

In 66kg, Russian Martin Aleksanov defeated Georgian Lasha Janelidze and earned the gold. The Turkish wrestler Celal Koçak, who lost to Janelidze in the semi-finals, defeated Azerbaijani Kanan Allahverdiyev and earned the bronze. The other owner of the bronze is Bulgarian Ivan Stoilov.

In 130kg finals, Greek Alexandros Papadatos defeated Russian Evgeny Zheltukin. Turkish wrestler Oğuzhan Cemil Şimşek lost to Papadatos in the semi-finals and to Kazakh Khairatkhaan Shonku in the bronze match, failing to secure a place on the podium.

In 85kg finals, Russian David Tregubov defeated Ukranian Roman Iashchenko and earned the gold. Iranian Rasoul Daryani and Kyrgyz Gabit Aidarbekov shared the bronze. Turkish wrestler Seyfullah Karadeniz lost to Daryani in the quarter-finals and couldn't earn a medal.

HANDBALL: TURKEY LOSES TO SERBIA 
In their second match of Group A, Turkey lost 26-21 to Serbia. This is their only loss in the group. In the same group Russia won 36-14 against Brazil. In Group B, Croatia beat Germany 25-12 and kicked off the tournament with a win.

JUDO: ANOTHER MEDAL FOR TURKEY
In women's team final match, the Ukranian team consisting of Anna Shostak, Kateryna Avdieieva, Kateryna Shepeliuk, Maryna Pogorelova and Oksana Kravchenko beat the Russian team 3-2 and earned the gold. The Turkish team of Serpil Yavuz, Zehra Özbey, Didem Erel, Ayşe Kesiktaş and Münife Aydın lost 5-0 to Ukraine in the semi-finals. In the bronze match, the Crescent-Stars defeated Mongolia 3-2 and earned a bronze medal. South Korea was the other team to earn a bronze.

In men's team finals, the South Korean team of Hyeon Hwang, Jinsub Byeon, Minseok Kim and Jungmu Yang defeated Russia 3-2 and earned the gold. The Turkish team consisting of Erkan Esenboğa, Enes Yıldız, Muhammet Ağaç, Mevlüt Akmaz ve Samet Bulut lost 5-0 to Russia in the semi-finals. The Crescent-Stars lost 3-2 to Iran in the bronze match and couldn't achieve a place on the podium. The other bronze went to Ukraine.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: TURKEY SUFFERS FOUR LOSSES
In men's Group E, the Yasin Okatan/Resul Tekin pair lost 2-0 to Ukranians Mykola Tsapalenko/Anton Koshkarov. In Group B, the other Turkish pair Harun Metin/Emre Çiftçi lost 2-1 to the Polish pair Tomasz Orzel/Sebastian Cziplicki.

In women's Group C, in their third match, the Turkish pair İlayda Pay/Meltem Çal lost 2-0 to the Czech Ivana Votipkova/Oldriska Zidkiva. In the third match of group D, the other Turkish pair Ayşegül Yalnız/Damla Buğse Çelep also lost 2-0 to the Hungarians Viktoria Tisza/Lucia Mattyasovszky.

TENNIS: ASUMAN AND TUTEM ELIMINATED
In the round of 16 of women's tennis, Asuman Saki lost 6/1, 6/2 to Russian Polina Smirnova. The other Turkish tennis player Tutem Banguoğlu lost 6/1, 6/1 to German Verena Fleckenstein.

VOLLEYBALL: THREE WINS IN THREE MATCHES BY TURKISH MEN
In men's volleyball, the Turkish team beat Japan 3-0 in their 3rd match of Group A, clinching their 3rd win in 3rd match. In the same group, Italy beat Brazil 3-1 and in Group B Ukraine-Iran and Russia-USA were both 3-0 victories for the former.

In women's volleyball, the Turkish team lost 3-0 to Italy in their third match. In the same group Japan defeated Russia 3-0, continuing their 3-game win streak into the 4th game. In Group B USA defeated Brazil 3-0 and Ukraine defeated Poland 3-1.

SWIMMING: REYHAN RANKS 6TH
In women's 200m breaststroke, the previous world record breaker Belarusian Aksana Petrushenka broke the Deaflympics record with a time of 2:35.90 and earned the gold medal. Russian Kristina Shaiakhmetova earned the silver and Polish Julia Chmielewska earned the bronze. Turkish swimmer Reyhan Küçük had finished first in her series and second overall in the qualifiers. She was 2nd at 100 meters and 3rd at 150 meters in the race, but she ultimately finished the race 6th.

In women's 4x100 freestyle, the Russian team of Maria Karpova, Alena Alexeeva, Viktoriia Terenteva and Elonora Brykanova broke the world record with a time of 3:54.73 and gained the gold medal. Belarus earned the silver and Ukraine earned the bronze. The Turkish team of Reyhan Küçük, Buse Yörükoğlu, Berna Dikyuva and Meliha Uncu Tosun ranked 8th.

In women's 200m singles mixed, Russian swimmer Olga Kliuchnikova improved the world record she had broken in the qualifying series by 3.44 seconds and gained the gold with a time of 2:19.35. Russia Polina Bilalova earned the silver ans Ukranian Iryna Tereshchenko earned the bronze.

In men's 200m backstroke, the last Deaflympics champion, American Matthew James Klotz improved his world record and gained gold with a time of 2:01.96. The last world champion Japanese Yoshikazu Kanaji gained the silver medal and Julius Sawka earned the bronze.

In men's 50m butterfly, Russian Andrei Zhivaev broke the world record with a time of 24.75 and received the gold medal.  American Matthew James Klotz earned the bronze and another Russian, Ilia Trishkin earned the bronze. In the qualifying series, the Turkish swimmers Emre Gürsoy ranked 47th, Ali Özyalçın 48th and Cihan Sarıoğlu 50th. Neither managed to qualify for the finals.

In men's 100m freestyle Russian Miron Denisov broke the Deaflympics record with a time of 51.51. Another Russian Andrei Zhivaev earned the silver, followed by bronze medalist Brazillian Guilherme Maia Kabbach. In the qualifying series, Turkish swimmers Emre Gürsoy ranked 43th, Ali Özyalçın 44th, Emirhan Eroğlu 45th and Cihan Sarıoğlu 47th, failing to qualify for the finals.

In women's 50m freestyle British Danielle Joyce won the gold medal, Russian Elonora Brykanova won the silver, and Ukranian Mariya Rezhylo won the bronze.
 

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