Suzan Çevik

Suzan Çevik (born Suzan Tekin; October 23, 1977) is a Turkish female paralympic shooter competing in the rifle events. She took part at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China and 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Suzan Çevik
Personal information
Birth nameSuzan Tekin
NationalityTurkish
Born (1977-10-23) October 23, 1977 (age 44)
Diyarbakır, Turkey
Years active2005-
Sport
CountryTurkey
SportParalympic rifle shooting
Event(s)R2 10m air rifle standing SH1
R3 10m air rifle prone SH1
Coached byHakan Çevik
Tolga Korkusuz (national team)
Medal record
Representing  Turkey
Paralympic pistol shooting
IPC Shooting World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Szczecin R2 SH1 Women's
Updated on September 10, 2016.

Early lifeEdit

She was born as Suzan Tekin in Diyarbakır, Turkey on October 23, 1977. After marriage with Hakan Çevik, she took her spouse's surname.[1][2]

Sporting careerEdit

Çevik began her shooting career in 2005. She trains with her spouse Hakan Çevik, who is also a para-shooter. In the national team, she is coached by Tolga Korkusuz.[2]

She competes in the R2 women's 10m air rifle standing SH1 and R3 women's 10m air rifle prone SH1.[2] The SH1 sport class is designated for shooters with a lesser impairment of arms so that they do not require support of the firearm.

Çevik debuted internationally in 2006 at the IPC Shooting World Championships in Sargans, Switzerland. She took part at the same championship in 2010, 2013,[3] and 2014.[2]

She participated at the 2013 IPC World Shooting Cup competing in Szczecin, Poland.[4] Cevik won the bronze at the same event in Poland the next year.[5][6] She took part at the 2015 IPC World Shooting Cup events in Antalya, Turkey,[2][7] Fort Benning, United States,[8] and Sydney, Australia.[9]

Çevik competed at the 2008 Paralympics,[2] and 2016 Paralympics.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Suzan Cevik". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Cevik Suzan". Paralympic. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  3. ^ "IPC Europameisterschaft 2013 – Luftgewehr Damen – deutlicher Sieg von Veronika Vadovicova (SVK)". Shooting Fan (in German). 2013-10-21. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  4. ^ "2013 IPC Shooting World Cup, - Szczecin R2 SH1 Final Results" (PDF). SIUS. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  5. ^ Anderson, Gary (2014-05-11). "British shooters Davies and Coates on the mark at IPC Shooting World Cup in Poland". Inside the Game. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  6. ^ "GBR medals at Szczecin 2014". Disablesd Shooting. 2014-05-11. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  7. ^ "2013 IPC Shooting World Cup, - Antalya R3 SH1 Final Results" (PDF). SIUS. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  8. ^ "2015 IPC Shooting World Cup, Fort Benning - R2 SH1 Cevik Suzan TUR" (PDF). SIUS. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  9. ^ "2015 IPC Shooting World Cup, Sydney - R2 SH1 Qualification" (PDF). SIUS. Retrieved 2016-09-10.
  10. ^ "Paralimpik Olimpiyatlar'a Türkiye'den kaç sporcu katılacak? İşte 2016 Paralimpik Olimpiyatlar'ın detayları". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2016-09-07. Retrieved 2016-09-10.