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AVCU Emine
Sport Para swimming
NPC Turkey   
GenderWomen
Age25
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5
Further Personal Information
Residence
Istanbul, TUR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Turkish
Higher education
Public Relations - Istanbul Kulture University [IKU]: Turkey
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began Para swimming at age 21 in university in Turkey.
Why this sport?
She was afraid of the water before taking up the sport. "I found my calling with the sport. I had never been swimming before, but I made huge progress step by step."
Club / Team
Istanbul Genclik Ve Spor Kulubu: Turkey
Name of coach
Duran Arslan [club], TUR
Training Regime
She trains six days a week.
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her family. (yenisafak.com, 28 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (yenisafak.com, 28 Aug 2019)
Impairment
She was born without her left arm below the elbow and without both legs below the knee. (Instagram profile, 19 Apr 2020; yenisafak.com, 28 Aug 2019)

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