The national athletes of ASKİ Sports, who were successful in the European Wrestling Championship held in Croatia and the European Weightlifting Championship held in Armenia, came together with the members of the press. Athletes of ASKİ Spor, who won medals in European championships in wrestling and weightlifting, came together with members of the press.
The crescent and star athletes of ASKİ Spor, who won 9 medals at the European Wrestling Championships in Croatia and 8 medals at the European Weightlifting Championships in Armenia, were hosted by Club President Yüksel Arslan, at the media event hosted by Rıza Kayaalp and Taha Akgül Sports Complex. attended the day.
“WE GO TO HISTORY AS ASK SPORTS”
Expressing that they made history by winning 9 medals at the European Wrestling Championship held in Croatia, and answering the questions of the press members, ASKİ Sports Club President Yüksel Arslan said, “Our athletes, who have always made us proud in the world, by raising our star and crescent flag to the highest level, are at the European Wrestling Championship in Croatia. He received 9 medals. As ASKİ Spor, we became the club with the most medals in the European Championship and made history. Again in Weightlifting, we won 8 medals at the Senior Weightlifting Championship held in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. We are happy with the success of our athletes," he said.
Emphasizing that they made history in wrestling, ASKİ Sports Club General Coordinator Abdullah Çakmar said, “We have had two European Championships, one is the European Wrestling Championship in Croatia and the other is the European Weightlifting Championship in Yerevan. We made history by winning 9 medals in wrestling. The gold medals received by our team captains Taha Akgül and Rıza Kayaalp were very important. Taha equaled his own record. Rıza also equaled 12 championships of Alexander Karelin. These championships will never be erased from history. In the European Weightlifting Championships, our sister Cansu and other athletes put up a great fight there and had our National Anthem sung there. I would like to thank Ankara Metropolitan Mayor Mansur Yavaş and our Club President Yüksel Arslan for their unwavering support.”
THE NEW GOAL OF THE CHAMPIONS THE OLYMPICS
National Wrestlers Taha Akgül and Rıza Kayaalp, who returned to Turkey as champions in the European Wrestling Championship held in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, stated that they aim to win a gold medal in the 2024 Olympics as well:
Taha Akgul (National Wrestler): “I won my 10th championship at the European Championship. While we achieved this success, we showed great dedication, hard work and discipline. The important goal for us is the Olympics. I would like to thank Ankara Metropolitan Municipality and Honorary President Mansur Yavaş and our club president Yüksel Arslan for their great support to us and our club.”
Rıza Kayaalp (National Wrestler): “As ASKİ Spor, we are a club that has brought medals to our country for years. Our Ankara Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Mansur Yavaş has been supporting us since the day he took office. Our club president, Mr. Yuksel, is making an effort for us. Taha Akgül is the 10th and I won the 12th championship. We have the 2024 Olympics ahead of us. This European Championship was important to me, I broke Aleksander Karelin's record as the champion, thank God, it is one of my biggest dreams to get ready for the upcoming World, Europe and Olympics in a more morale way by winning the 12th European Championship and hopefully quitting this job in the 2024 Olympics.”
📩 06/05/2023 14:03