Önder Karakullah, 38, is one of the athletes we expected to gain a medal in Deaflympics 2017, wants to bid farewell to the athletics, which he won European Championship and claim he is addicted to it, after winning a medal in which winning a medal.

Önder Karakullah, the winner of European Deaf Athletics Marathon, also want to receive a medal in Deaflympics 2017. Önder who will run on July 29 in the organization to be held in Samsun wants to end his sports career after winning a medal.

The successful athlete who started sport with table tennis 15 years ago, after playing football for a while, he passed athletics.

Önder who competes in athletics for 7 years, is the oldest and most experienced member of Athletics Deaf National Team. A successful athlete who established a kind of a brother and sibling relationship affects team's atmosphere in a positive way.

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The champion athlete stated that after the this Olympic Games he will put a stop his active sports career. Önder who is at the same time a cadastre officer expressed: "This Deaflympics is my farewell to the Olympics Games. I'm old. I will quit, but maybe I can continue as a coach in other sports. Or I could take young athletes and train them

“ATHLETICS IS AN ADDICTION FOR ME"

Önder who indicates that running a marathon is a tiring sport but he has never complained about it. Experienced athlete: "Athletics is very important and an addiction for me. It's so relaxing. It's a bit of a tiring sport, of course. As we work and get paid for our labor with money, when we work hard in sports we are able to gain medals. We should work hard while we do sports just like we work hard in our jobs.

Our hope for medal who stated that they became more successful with the support of the Athletics National Team Technical Director Salih Öztürk and added while he pointed out the podium: "My Olympic goal is to wave the Turkish flag"

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