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Hafize Şahin (born January 1, 1992) is a Turkish female freestyle wrestler competing in the 59 kg division. She is a member of the Trakya Birlik SK in Edirne, where she is coached by Habil Kara.[1][2] She continues her study in physical education and sports at Trakya University, which she began at Aksaray University.[3]

Hafize Şahin
Personal information
NationalityTurkish
Born (1992-01-01) January 1, 1992 (age 27)
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight60 kg (130 lb)
Sport
SportWomen's Freestyle Wrestling
Event(s)59kg
ClubTrakya Birlik SK, Edirne
Coached byHabil Kara

AchievementsEdit

She won the bronze medal in the 40 kg division at the 2007 Black Sea Games in Trabzon, Turkey.[4]

Şahin became silver medalist in the 55 kg event at the 2010 European Junior Wrestling Championships held in Samokov, Bulgaria.[5] She repeated her success with the silver medal at the 2012 European Junior Wrestling Championships held between June 19–24 in Zagreb, Croatia.[6]

Şahin is the holder of two bronze medals won at the World University Championships in Torino, Italy (2010) and Kuortane, Finland (2012).[7][8]

She captured the gold medal in her weight class at the 2012 Mediterranean Championship for Senior Women's Wrestling held between May 18–20 in Larissa, Greece.[9]

At the 2012 World Junior Wrestling Championships held in Pattaya, Thailand, she became silver medalist in the -59 kg division.[1]

Hafize Şahin won the bronze medal at the 2013 European Wrestling Championships held in Tbilisi, Georgia.[10]

At the 2013 Mediterranean Games, she became gold medalist in the -63 kg division. She was winner of silver medal in the -60 kg division at the 2014 European Wrestling Championships held in Vantaa, Finland.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Dünyalar O'nun". Hudut Gazetesi (in Turkish). 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  2. ^ "Sahin, Hafize (TUR)". Foeldeak. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  3. ^ "Dünya ikincisi güreşçi, Vali Duruer'i ziyaret etti". Haber Traks (in Turkish). 2012-09-17. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  4. ^ "First Black Sea Games: Turkey". BSANNA. 2007-07-06. Archived from the original on 2013-04-19. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  5. ^ "55 Kg Hafize ŞAHİN'den Gümüş Madalya". Er Meydanı (in Turkish). 2010-07-02. Archived from the original on 2013-04-13. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  6. ^ "Junior European Wrestling Championship-Zagreb 2012" (PDF). The Open Mat. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-05-26. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  7. ^ "Sahin, Hafize (TUR)". FILA Official. Archived from the original on 2011-10-09. Retrieved 2013-03-25.
  8. ^ "News-10th WUC Wrestling: Day 3 of Competitions". FISU. 2012-10-05. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  9. ^ "Hafize Şahin Yunanistan'dan Altın Madalya ile Döndü". Eko Trakya (in Turkish). 2012-05-21. Archived from the original on 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2013-03-22.
  10. ^ "Hafize Şahin bronzla yetindi". CNN Türk (in Turkish). 2013-03-20. Retrieved 2013-03-22.