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Tevfik Burak Babaoğlu

Tevfik Burak Babaoğlu (born 11 May 1993) is a Turkish foil fencer.

Tevfik Burak Babaoğlu
Tevfik Burak Babaoglu 2013 Fencing WCH FMS-IN t101147.jpg
Personal information
Full name Tevfik Burak Babaoğlu
Country represented Turkey
Born (1993-05-11) 11 May 1993 (age 25)
Istanbul, Turkey
Residence Istanbul, Turkey
Weapon(s) foil
Hand right-handed
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
National coach(es) Damir Sayfutdinov
Club HASAL Spor Klübü
Head coach(es) Damir Sayfutdinov
Former coach(es) Constantin Manta
FIE ranking current ranking

He started fencing at the age of 11. He represented Turkey as a cadet, junior and senior fencer since the age of 15. In 2008, he was the winner of Marathon Fleuret 2008 in Paris. As a cadet fencer, he won two European Cadet Circuit Competitions in Halle and Bratislava. He completed 1st the European Cadet Men's Foil Ranking at the end of the season 2010. He finished fourth at the cadet event of the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics and reached the quarter-finals at the 2013 Junior World Championships in Poreč (6th) and at the 2014 U23 European Championships in Tblisi (7th). In the senior category, he qualified for the final table of 64 of the World Championships in 2009, 2010, and 2013.

ReferencesEdit

  • Profile at the European Fencing Confederation