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Turkish wrestler claims seventh European gold medal

Wrestling star Taha Akgül has claimed his seventh European gold medal – and third in a row – after a comfortable win on Wednesday in the Romanian capital of Bucharest. The 28-year-old now holds the record for the most number of European titles by a Turkish wrestler, reports said. Giant Taha Akgül, who stands 192cm […]

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Turkey ends Rio Games with 8 medals

The Rio Games concluded on Sunday with the Turkish Olympic team achieving modest success. The 103-strong squad won a gold, three silver and four bronze medals in four different sports – wrestling, weightlifting, taekwondo and athletics – leaving them 41st in the national medal table. Turkey’s sole gold came in wrestling. Taha Akgül (pictured below) […]