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ASLAN Ahmet
Sport Para swimming
NPC Turkey   
GenderMen
Age20
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
S12, SB12, SM12
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming in 2013 at a secondary school for people with visual impairments in Gaziantep, Turkey. He started competing in 2014.
Why this sport?
His older brother Mustata, who also has a visually impairment, encouraged him to try the sport. "He would take me with him while going swimming. Thanks to him, I became interested in the sport. There is nothing as beautiful as swimming. I started to compete in 2014 where I came second in my first race."
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His family. (aa.com.tr, 15 Nov 2018)
Hero / Idol
Turkish Para swimmer Mustafa Aslan. (aa.com.tr, 15 Nov 2018)
Famous relatives
His older brother Mustafa Aslan has represented Turkey in Para swimming. (aa.com.tr, 15 Nov 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (aa.com.tr, 15 Nov 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.