Turkish Deaf Taekwondo National Team participating the 23rd Summer Deaflympics which is the 3rd biggest event in the world and will be organized in Samsun between the dates 18-30 of July is continuing their preparations. The team, which took 10 medals in total, 3 of which were gold in Sofia, is also assertive in Samsun.

The coach of the Turkish Deaf Taekwondo National Team Numan Fırat stated that organizing Deaflympics 2017 in Samsun is very important and added: "Our first goal is to represent our country in the best way and raise Turkish flag up to the flagpole and we also carry out our practices in that direction."

The National team which will do 5 preparation camps in total for the Deaflympics, completed their 4th camp in Turkey Olympic Training Center in Eryaman, Ankara.

The national team which is preparing to represent our country in the competitions with a total of 14 athletes including 4 men and 4 women athletes in curigi and 3 men and 3 women athletes in poomsea.

Müsabakalara 7 antrenörle hazırlanan milli takım, curigi'de  4 erkek, 4 kadın sporcu, poomsea'da ise 3 erkek, 3 kadın sporcu olmak üzere toplam 14 sporcu ile ülkemizi temsil etmeye hazırlanıyor.

National Team which won 10 medals, 3 of which were gold, 3 of them were silver and 4 of which were bronze in Deaflympics 2013 Sofia will start their last camp on 15th of July in Samsun.

Here are the athletes who won medals in Deaflympics 2013 Sofia;

Selver Şeker: Gold medal
Merve Yazıcı: Gold medal
Muhammed Güler: Gold medal
Ayse Gül Gökkaya, Elif Orhan Yenigün, Aslihan Savan: As a team, Silver medal
İbrahim Atamer, Zeki Çalışkan, Ahmet Hakan Tuna: As a team, Silver medal
Ibrahim Atamer, Ayse Gül Gökkaya; As a Poomsae double, Silver medal
Osman Geçit: Bronze medal
Selma Canlı: Bronze medal
Zeki Çalışan: Bronze medal
Aslıhan Savan: Bronze medal


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