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OGUR Yusuf
Sport Para swimming
NPC Türkiye   
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
S4, SB3, SM4
Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming in 2016.
Why this sport?
"In 2015 I went to the sea in Aydin [Turkey] with my friends. They were swimming but I said, 'Why can't I swim?' It was then I decided to learn. The sport has changed my life in every way. It gave me a lot of self-confidence."
Club / Team
Istanbul Buyuksehir Belediyesi [IBBSK]: Turkey
Name of coach
Ahmet Bugrahan [personal], TUR
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Turkish Para swimmer Beytullah Eroglu. (, 15 Dec 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"People with impairments should try sport. They shouldn't look for excuses to remain indoors. There are endless possibilities if you try." (, 15 Dec 2019)
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (, 15 Dec 2019)
He lost both arms and one leg as a result of an accident as a child. (, 15 Dec 2019)

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