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ASKIN Caner
Sport Para swimming
NPC Turkey   
GenderMen
Age25
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S3
Further Personal Information
Residence
Istanbul, TUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Turkish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming at age nine.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport as a form of rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi [IBBSK]: Turkey
Name of coach
Nazmi Askin [father], TUR
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to classical music. (haberturk.com, 05 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He has West syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy syndrome. (haberturk.com, 05 Jan 2019)
Other information
FATHERLY HELP
His father Nazmi retired from his job in 2009 in order to care for his son full-time, and Nazmi believes swimming has played an important role in Caner's rehabilitation. "Since I retired early, I was able to take care of Caner. We first came to the swimming pool for rehabilitation purposes. Caner was like a flower in a flowerpot before swimming. The pool is good for Caner, there is a difference between Caner 15 years ago [when he began swimming] and Caner now," says his father. (haberturk.com, 05 Jan 2019; milliyet.com.tr, 23 Dec 2019)

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