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OZER Ugurcan
Sport Para swimming
NPC Turkey   
GenderMen
Age23
Place of BirthIstanbul, TUR
Height1.83 m
Weight 73 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S10, SB9, SM10
Further Personal Information
Residence
Istanbul, TUR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Turkish
Higher education
Sports Management, Sports Science - Istanbul University: Turkey
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at 18 months old. He took up the sport competitively in 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as part of his rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi: Turkey
Name of coach
Mehmet Fatih Kurt [club, national], TUR
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Turkey
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing video games. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in the final of the S10 100m freestyle at the 2018 Mediterranean Games in Tarragona, Spain. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para swimmer Phelipe Rodrigues. (Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It is never enough, it can always be better." (Twitter profile, 08 Nov 2017)
Impairment
His left arm is 10cm shorter than his right due to an illness during infancy. (7-24haberci.com, 18 Nov 2016; Athlete, 15 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2018 100m Breaststroke SB9 1:20.19
8 2018 100m Butterfly S10 1:08.41
10 2018 200m Individual Medley SM10 2:33.91