Ahmet Peker 55 kg
Ahmen was born in İskilip, Çorum Province, Turkey. Maybe he was born in this villaage:
I expect the home folks are plenty proud of him.
Ahmet's record and medal history are
|Born||November 4, 1989 |
İskilip, Çorum Province, Turkey
|Height||1.62 m (5.3 ft)|
|Weight||58 kg (130 lb)|
|Club||Bursa Büyükşehir Belediyespor Club in Bursa|
|Coached by||İsmail Faikoğlu|
Ramazan Şahin 66 kg
Ramazan is of Chechen origin and is based in stanbul. Per Wikipedia, he was born in "Dagestan of the Russian Federation, he emigrated in 2005 to Turkey with the help of his uncle İshak İrbayhanov, manager of the Turkey national freestyle wrestling team. . . . He is a member of the Tekelspor wrestling club."
Here is Ramazan's medal and record history:
|Birth name||Ramzan Irbaikhanov|
|Born||July 8, 1983 |
Hasav-Yurt, Chechen Respublic,Russian Federation
|Height||1.70 m (5.6 ft)|
|Weight||66 kg (150 lb)|
|Club||İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi S.K.|
Turkey's Ramazan Sahin (top) competes against
Ukrain's Andriy Stadnik in the 66kg weight category of the
men's freestyle wresting gold medal match during the Olympic games in
Beijing, China, 20 August 2008.
Sahin won the gold for the event.
İbrahim Bölükbaş 84 kg
İbrahim was born in the Altınbaşak village of Pasinler district in Erzurum Province, Turkey. No picture has been posted on the Web of İbrahim's home village. He is now a member of Şekerspor Club in Ankara, which is also home, along with the more famous Erbil, to Kirkpinar,featuring Turkish Oil Wrestling. Here are the most interesting and dramatic images I have ever ween of that fesstival.
Here is İbrahim's medal and record history:
|Born||December 1, 1990 |
Pasinler, Erzurum Province, Turkey
|Height||1.87 m (6.1 ft)|
|Weight||87 kg (190 lb)|
|Club||Şekerspor Club, Ankara|
|Coached by||Nasrullah Baysal|
Serhat Balcı 96 kg
Serhat is a member of the Sancaktepe Belediye S.K. in Sancaktepe, Istanbul
Here is Serhat's record and medal history:
|Born||March 15, 1982 |
Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||96 kg (210 lb)|
|Club||Sancaktepe Belediye SK|
This interesting photograph is about a protest of some sort, but I have no Turkish and the computer translator is unable to work well enough for me to make sense of it.
Taha Akgü 1120 kg
Taha is a student of physical education and sports at the Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey University in Karaman. His history and medal record is
|Born||November 22, 1990 |
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||120 kg (260 lb; 19 st)|
|Coached by||Abdullah Çakmak|