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Metehan Başar (born February 19, 1991) is a twice world-champion Turkish wrestler competing in the 85 kg division of Greco-Roman wrestling. He is a member of the İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi S.K..[1]

Metehan Başar
Personal information
NationalityTurkish
Born (1991-02-19) February 19, 1991 (age 28)
Sakarya, Turkey
Height179 cm (5.87 ft; 70 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb)
Sport
Country Turkey
SportWrestling
Event(s)Greco-Roman
TeamIstanbul BB SK
Turned pro2004
Coached byYusuf Düzer (since 2006)

He won the silver medal in the 85 kg event at the 2007 Black Sea Games held in Trabzon, Turkey.[2] Başar became bronze medalist at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.[3] He won the silver medal at the 2017 European Wrestling Championships in Novi Sad, Serbia.[4] He won the gold medal at the 2017 World Wrestling Championships in Paris, France.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Turnuvalar / Uluslararası Turnuvalar / Las vegas..Dünya." (in Turkish). Güreşiyorum.com. 2015-09-03. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  2. ^ Demirbilek, Celal (2007-07-06). "Karadeniz'de madalya yağdı". Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  3. ^ "Metehan Başar, bronz madalya kazandı". Habertürk (in Turkish). 2015-06-14. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  4. ^ "Metehan Başar'dan gümüş madalya". Habertürk (in Turkish). 2017-05-07. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  5. ^ "Turkish wrestler Metehan Basar wins gold at Paris 2017". Anadolu Ajansı. 2017-08-21. Retrieved 2017-08-21.

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