Selçuk Çebi

Selçuk Çebi (born June 3, 1982 in Araklı, Trabzon Province, Turkey) is a Turkish wrestler. He is a three-time world champion in Greco-Roman wrestling. He studied at Ondokuz Mayıs University.[1]

Selçuk Çebi
Personal information
NationalityTurkish
Born (1982-06-03) June 3, 1982 (age 37)
Araklı, Trabzon, Turkey
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Sport
CountryTurkey
SportSport wrestling
Event(s)Greco-Romen
Clubİstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi Spor Kulübü
Coached byMustafa Şahin-Hakkı Başar
Achievements and titles
World finals
Regional finals

While receiving secondary education at İmam Hatip Lisesi in his native Araklı, Çebi was advised by his father to sign up for wrestling at age 12. He became the only professional wrestler in the family of seven children. Çebi graduated from the College of Physical Education of the Ondokuz Mayıs University in Samsun, after which he practiced wrestling at the Trabzon Belediyespor and Çaykur Rizespor.[2] He obtained his license at the İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyesi S.K., but continued to train in Trabzon.[3]

He won a gold medal for Turkey at the 2005 Mediterranean Games held in Almería, where he competed at 66 kg.[4]

He became a gold-medal winner in 74 kg at the 2009 World Wrestling Championships held in Herning.[5]

Selçuk Çebi is officially sponsored by Herbalife.[6]

He is married to Kübra Çebi and has a son named Yusuf.[7]

ResultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Güreş Kafilesi Listesi" (PDF) (in Turkish). Universiade 2005 Izmir. Retrieved 2013-08-17.
  2. ^ Tüm kaburgalarım kırılsa bile ülkem için güreşirdim. tümgazeteler. 18 Ağustos 2005. Archived 2012-02-27 at Archive.today
  3. ^ DÜNYAYI TUŞLAYAN ADAM SELÇUK ÇEBİ trabzonum.com. 29 Eylül 2009
  4. ^ Akdeniz yetmez. GAZETEVATAN. 28 Haziran 2005. Archived 2011-07-11 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ 74 KG SELÇUK ÇEBİ DÜNYA ŞAMPİYONU. Türkiye Güreş Federasyonu. 29 Eylül 2009.
  6. ^ Herbalife24's Athlete page.
  7. ^ Şampiyon güreşçinin parmağındaki 'mavi kurdele'nin sırrı. Zaman. 6 Ekim 2009.
  8. ^ Selçuk Çebi'ye bronz tesellisi. Porttakal. 5 Nisan 2009.[permanent dead link]

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