Success Stories

SUCCESS STORIES

YİĞİTCAN HEKİMOĞLU

National Athlete / GAU Master Degree Student

 

Representing the Republic of Turkey, Yigit represented Turkey as their national athlete in the 16th World Athletics Championship competition held in the capital of the UK, LONDON! His personal motto is ‘’I’m a sportsman who’s completely focused on my goals!’’

 

Yigitcan Hekimoglu has also raced alongside the world champion Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt in the 4x100 metre race, and is the first member of the Turkish athletic team in history to have participated in the World Championship competition for the 4x100 metre event.

 

 

Buse Savaşkan

Jumper / PHYSICAL EDUCATION & SPORTS STUDENT

Winner of 3rd place in the Istanbul 2017 BALKAN Championship event, and repeatedly successful in regional competitions throughout Turkey.

Özgün Öztürk 

Table Tennis Athlete / PHYSICAL EDUCATION & SPORTS STUDENT

Athlete in both the singles and doubles championship competitions throughout Spain, France, Serbia, Turkey and Cyprus. 

 

 

Hüseyin Durmaz

TABLE TENNIS ATHLETE / GAU PE & SPORTS STUDENT

Regular and successful athlete in both singles and doubles championship competitions throughout Turkey and Cyprus.

Esra Gökalp

BADMINTON - PHYSICAL EDUCATION & SPORTS STUDENT

 

World champion before the age of 19, Esra is also a winner of the Balkan championships, and has already won the Champion of Turkey title! Esra also competes for the Turkish Inter-University Team, and is an individual champion of the Turkish national team.

 

 esra gökalp

 

ERKAN TAŞ

GAU MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS STUDENT

 

Erkan currently holds 3rd place in both the Turkish national singles records and the Turkish Inter-University Team, and competes as one of Turkey’s best national players.

HÜSNÜ MERCAN 

BADMINTON- GAU PHYSICAL EDUCATION & SPORTS STUDENT

 

By the age of 15 Hüsnü already held 3rd position in the whole of Turkey and is also part of the Turkish Inter-University Championship Team!

  
 

 

ABDULLAH EKİNCİ

GAU PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT STUDENT

 

A successful member of the Turkish Inter-University Championship Team!

ELİF İLÇİN

GAU PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT STUDENT

 

A successful member of the Turkish Inter-University Championship Team!

  
 

 

DİLARA KIRCI 

ADMINTON- GAU PHYSICAL EDUCATION & SPORTS STUDENT

Another successful member of the Turkish Inter-University Championship Team!

 

 

 



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