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ERSOY Rahmi
Sport Para swimming
NPC Turkey   
GenderMen
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S8
Further Personal Information
Family
One child
Residence
Yozgat, TUR
Languages
Turkish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming in 2016 in Yozgat, Turkey.
Why this sport?
He took up swimming on the advice of a doctor. "When they opened a pool in Yozgat, Turkey, I decided to give it a try."
Club / Team
Yozgat Genclik Spor Kulubu: Turkey
Name of coach
Hanifi Yikmaz [personal], TUR; Ilker Sefa Onus [personal], TUR
Training Regime
He trains up to four days a week.
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His family. (milliyet.com.tr, 05 Feb 2020)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (milliyet.com.tr, 05 Feb 2020)
Impairment
At age 14 he lost his right arm above the elbow when a bus he was travelling in crashed into a river in Yozgat province, Turkey. (milliyet.com.tr, 05 Feb 2020)

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