Turkey is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia. Ankara formerly known as Ancyra and Angora, is the capital of the Republic of Turkey.
Turkey has been taking part in the Summer Paralympics since 2000.
Turkey will once again compete at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 to 18 September 2016.
So far, Turkey has participated in 5 Summer Paralympics Games, and has won 3 Gold, 5 Silver and 6 Bronze medals.
I am sure people of Turkey would be eager to know about Athletes / Participants taking part in Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Turkey Athletes Participating in Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics:
5-a-side football -
- Hasan Şatay, Abdullah Sümer, Kahraman Gurbetoğlu
- Bülent Korkmaz, Erdoğan Aygan, Handan Biroğlu
- Men’s Team
- Women’s Team
- Çağla Baş – R2 – 10m Air Rifle standing women SH1
- Cevat Karagöl – P1 – 10m Air Pistol Men SH1
- Muharrem Korhan Yamaç – P4 – 50m Pistol Mixed SH1
- Savaş Üstün – R3 – Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1
- Ayşegül Pehlivanlar – P2 Women’s 10m Air Pistol SH1
- Turkey’s Aysel Özgan, Murat Oğuz – P4 Mixed 50m Pistol SH1, P3 Mixed 25m Pistol SH1
- Hakan Çevik – R5 Mixed 10m Air Pistol Prone SH2
Wheelchair basketball -
Wheelchair tennis -
- Busra Un