Yavuz Can in 2019

Yavuz Can (born 23 February 1987) is a Turkish sprinter specialising in the 400 metres.[1] He won the silver medal in the 4 × 400 metres relay at the 2013 Mediterranean Games. In addition, he competed at two outdoor and two indoor European Championships, as well as the 2012 World Indoor Championships in his native Turkey.

His personal bests in the 400 metres are 45.64 seconds outdoors (Zeulenroda 2016) and 46.87 seconds indoors (Istanbul 2015), both performances was labelled as Turkish national record in this disciplines.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Turkey
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 10th (sf) 400 m 46.55
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 10th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:11.28
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 400 m DQ
13th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:11.44
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 9th (sf) 400 m 47.26
Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 6th 400 m 46.70
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:05.28
Universiade Kazan, Russia 10th (sf) 400 m 46.65
4th 4x400 m relay 3:06.36
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 32nd (h) 400 m 46.90
12th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:07.68
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 13th (sf) 400 m 47.81
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 8th (sf) 400 m 46.82
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 7th (sf) 400 m 45.51
9th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:04.65
2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Baku, Azerbaijan 5th (sf) 400 m 46.64
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.83
World Championships London, United Kingdom 16th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:15.45
2018 Mediterranean Games Tarragona, Spain 5th 400 m 46.37
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.28
European Championships Berlin, Germany 20th (h) 400 m 46.58
13th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:07.83
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 14th (h) 400 m 47.63

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