Fatih Çiçek, the national karate player who took gold medal in Sofia four years ago and will represent Turkey in Deaflympics 2017, aims to win both individual kata and team kata championships.

Fatih Çiçek who will compete in Deaflympics the 3rd biggest sports event in the World, whose 23rd one will be organized in Samsun, want to sustain his success of winning a gold medal in Deaflympics 2013, Sofia.


Ahmet, who stated that the organization's being held in Samsun is very motivative said: "Even this is enough reason to put pressure on my opponents, also I have had successes that I won in the past. My competitors will start behind before me. I will competevery cleverly in the competition and reach the medal I desire. I do not think just individually. I want to be a champion individually, but we also want to be a champion as a team. As the last champion, we are the most ambitious country"


Çiçek: "In Deaflympics 2017 the competitions will be more challenging due to the increased number of participating countries and athletes in the karate sport. Despite this, we are the most ambitious country. We are training much more consciously and disciplined. By taking the best results in Samsun, we will try to make sure that the support given by our government to us is not wasted. We want Turkish people to keep their finger crossed for us.

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