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Ömer Karaevli (born 11 September 1977 in Ankara) is a Turkish show jumping rider.[1]

Ömer Karaevli
Personal information
Born (1977-09-11) 11 September 1977 (age 41)
Ankara, Turkey
ResidenceNettetal, Germany

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Personal lifeEdit

Karaevli is the son of Ahmet Karaevli, a politician of the Motherland Party (ANAP) and Minister of State in the Özal cabinet (1983–1987).[2]

Karaevli lives in Nettetal, Germany with his Dutch spouse Roos,[2] daughter Leyla and son Omer.[3]

Sport careerEdit

Karaevli performed equestrian sport at Ankara Atlıspor Club before he moved to Europe.[2] Currently, he runs his own stable "Stal Karaevli" in Swolgen, Netherlands.[3]

He earned a quota spot for 2016 Summer Olympics to represent Turkey with his Belgian Warmblood horse "Dadjak Ter Puttenen". He will be the first Turkish equestrian to participate at the Olympics since 56 years.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sporcu Bilgileri – Ömer Karaevli" (in Turkish). Türkiye Milli Olimpiyat Komitesi. Retrieved 2016-06-29.
  2. ^ a b c Aydemir, Bülent (2006-08-18). "Vatan evladı – Bakan evladı". Sabah (in Turkish). Retrieved 2016-06-29.
  3. ^ a b "Ömer Karaevli". FEI. Retrieved 2016-06-29.
  4. ^ "Binicilikte tarihi başarı... 56 yıl sonra olimpiyat vizesi geldi!". Cumhuriyet (in Turkish). 2016-03-10. Retrieved 2016-06-29.

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