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Turkey at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Turkey sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. The country represented by sixteen athletes, competing in shooting, archery, powerlifting, table tennis, wheelchair tennis, athletics and judo.[1]

Turkey at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Turkey.svg
IPC codeTUR
NPCTurkish Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.tmpk.org.tr (in Turkish)
in Beijing
Competitors16 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Korhan Yamaç
Medals
Ranked 58th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
2
Summer Paralympics appearances

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Gizem Girişmen Archery Women's individual recurve
  Bronze Neslihan Kavas Table tennis Women's single class 9

SportsEdit

ArcheryEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Mustafa Demir Men's individual recurve W1/W2 600 14   Browne (GBR)
L 90-104
Did not advance
Ozgur Ozen 591 16   Candela (ESP)
W 96-87
  Chopyk (UKR)
W 107-100
  Jung (KOR)
W 103-102
  Cheng C (CHN)
L 98-112
  Tseng L H (TPE)
L 91-92
4

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Seed Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Gülbin Su Women's individual compound 650 3 N/A   Nilsson (SWE)
W 112-102
  Kamiya (JPN)
L 104-106
  Clarke (GBR)
L 109-113
4
Gizem Girismen Women's individual recurve W1/W2 590 4 Bye   Kuncova (CZE)
W 103-85
  Dzoba (UKR)
W 99-83
  Xiao Y (CHN)
W 95-93
  Fu (CHN)
W 91-85
 
Hanife Ozturk 503 14   Nakanishi (JPN)
L 78-82
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

Men's trackEdit

Athlete Class Event Heats Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Kemal Ozdemir T46 Marathon N/A 3:11:12 13

JudoEdit

Athlete Event First Round Semifinals Repechage Final/
Bronze medal contest
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Duygu Cete Women's 57kg   Brussig (GER)
L 0000–0010
N/A   Keramida (GRE)
L 0010-1000
Did not advance

PowerliftingEdit

MenEdit

Athlete Event Result Rank
Turan Mutlu 52kg 137.5 9
Levent Tutgun 100kg 185.0 9

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Result Rank
Nazmiye Muslu 40kg 90.0 4

ShootingEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Cevat Karagol Men's 10m air pistol SH1 559 15 Did not advance
Mixed 50m pistol SH1 522 10 Did not advance
Muharrem Korhan Yamac Men's 10m air pistol SH1 563 8 Q 95.4 658.4 8
Mixed 25m pistol SH1 552 16 Did not advance
Mixed 50m pistol SH1 532 6 Q 90.7 622.7 7

WomenEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Total Rank
Aysel Ozgan Women's 10m air pistol SH1 366 6 Q 90.2 456.2 7
Suzan Tekin Women's 10m air rifle standing SH1 379 15 Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Neslihan Kavas Women's singles C9   Lei L (CHN)
L 0–3
  Maldonado (BRA)
W 3–0
  Belavic (SLO)
W 3–0
2 Q   Liu M (CHN)
L 1–3
  Grzelak (POL)
W 3-0
 

Wheelchair tennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Kemal Okur Men's singles   Tenhunen (FIN)
L 5-7, 3-6
Did not advance

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