Tarık Langat Akdağ

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Tarık Langat Akdağ
Personal information
Birth name Patrick Kipkirui Langat
Nationality  Turkey
Born (1988-06-16) June 16, 1988 (age 26)
Nandi, Kenya
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Sport
Sport Long distance
Club Enkaspor
Coached by Carol Santa
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

Tarık Langat Akdağ (born Patrick Kipkirui Langat on June 16, 1988 in Nandi, Kenya) is a Turkish long distance runner of Kenyan origin competing in the 3000 m and 5000 m events.[1] The 176 cm (5 ft 9 in) tall athlete at 60 kg (130 lb) is a member of Enkaspor, where he is coached by Carol Santa.[2]

He is qualified to participate in the 3000 m steeplechase event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2][3]At the 2013 Mediterranean Games held in Mersin, Turkey, he won the silver medal in the 3000 m steeplechase event. He became gold medalist in the 3000 m steeplechase event at the 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games held in Palembang, Indonesia.[4]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2012 21st European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 8:35.24
2013 4th European Team Championships Gateshead, Great Britain 1st 8:36.25
17th Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 2nd 8:20.08
3rd Islamic Solidarity Games Palembang, Indonesia 1st 8:28.79

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tarık Langart Akdag". All Athletics. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Sporcular/Atletizm-Tarık Langat Akdağ" (in Turkish). Gençlik ve Spor Bakanlığı-Türk Sporcular 2012 Londra Olimpiyatlarında. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  3. ^ "Londrada bir ilk yaşanacak". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2012-05-16. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  4. ^ "Athletics-Results". The 3rd Islamic Solidarity Games. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 

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