Ateş Çınar

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Ateş Çınar
Personal information
Nationality Turkish
Born (1986-05-16) May 16, 1986 (age 28)
Izmir, Turkey
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) (2012)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb) (2012)
Sport
Country Turkey
Sport Sailing
Event(s) 470 class
Club Istanbul Yelken Club
Coached by Edo Fantela

Ateş Çınar (pronounced [ˈateʃ ˈt͡ʃɯnaɾ]; born May 16, 1986 in Izmir, Turkey) is a Turkish yacht racer competing in the 470 class. The 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) tall athlete at 72 kg (159 lb) is a member of Istanbul Yelken Club, where he is coached by Edo Fantela.[1] He studied at Dokuz Eylül University.[2] His brother Deniz is also a national sailor.[3]

He became Turkish champion in the Laser 4.7 class at the Turkish Sailing Championships in 2002 and 2003, and won the 2002 Turkish Sailing Foundation Trophy in the same class. He gained the silver medal at the Laser 4.7 World Championships held off Çeşme, Turkey.[1]

Ateş Çınar represented his country in the 470 class event at the 2008 Summer Olympics along with his brother Deniz Çınar.[4] Both qualified again for participation at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where Deniz will be the skipper.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Turkey
2002 Turkish Sailing Championships Samsun, Turkey 1st Laser 4.7 [1]
Turkish Sailing Foundation Trophy Adana, Turkey 1st Laser 4.7 [1]
Laser 4.7 World U18 Championships Muiderzand, Netherlands 9th Laser 4.7 [1]
2003 Turkish Sailing Championships Çeşme, Turkey 1st Laser 4.7 [1]
Laser 4.7 World U18 Championships Çeşme, Turkey 2nd Laser 4.7 [1]
2008 Summer Olympics Beijing, China 28th 470 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Türk Sporcular 2012 Londra Olimpiyatlarında-Yelken-Ateş Çınar" (in Turkish). GSB. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  2. ^ "Yelken Kafilesi Listesi" (in Turkish). Universiade 2005 Izmir. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  3. ^ "Deniz Çınar". Sports Reference/Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2012-07-10. 
  4. ^ a b "Ates Cinar". ESPN Sports. Retrieved 2012-07-11.