Erdal Sunar

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Erdal Sunar
Personal information
Nationality Turkish
Born (1982-05-01) May 1, 1982 (age 34)
Kütahya, Turkey
Sport
Country Turkey
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) –85 kg
Coached by Hilmi Pekünlü

Erdal Sunar (born on May 1, 1982 in Kütahya, Turkey) is a Turkish weightlifter competing in the –85 kg division.[1][2]

He studied physical education and sports at the Kütahya Dumlupınar University, and graduated in 2005.[3] Erdal Sunar started with weightlifting in 1994, and is coached since then by Hilmi Pekünlü. In 1998, he was admitted to the national team.[2]

He married in 2006 to Müslime, a French policewoman.[4] A member of a Turkish family immigrated to France, she competes in the –63 kg division of women's weightlifting for France.[3]

Achievements[edit]

World Weightlifting Championships
Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
 Silver –85 kg 172.5 Vancouver, CND Nov 17, 2003[5][6]
European Weightlifting Championships
Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
 Bronze –85 kg Kiev, UKR 2004[5]
World University Championships
Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
 Gold –85 kg 155.0 Frederick, USA July 5, 2004[5]
 Bronze 185.0
 Silver 340.0
 Silver –94 kg 162.0 Komotini, GRE Nov 27, 2008[1]
European Junior Championships
Rank Discipline Snatch Clean&Jerk Total Place Date
 Silver –77 kg 155.0 Kalmar, SWE Sep 6, 2001[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Results-Weightlifting 2008 Komotini Greece-1st World University Championship" (PDF). FISU. Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  2. ^ a b "Milli Sporcularımız-Erdal Sunar" (in Turkish). Kütahya İl Milli Eğitim Müdürlüğü. 2009-10-20. Archived from the original on 2011-08-07. Retrieved 2011-11-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Türk çift iki milli forma için yarıştı". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2007-09-23. Retrieved 2011-11-08. 
  4. ^ "Evli ve Farklı..". Spor Bul (in Turkish). 2007-09-17. Retrieved 2011-11-08. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Turkey". IAT Weightlifting Database. Retrieved 2011-11-08. 
  6. ^ "Erdal Sunar gümüş kaldırdı". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2003-11-21. Retrieved 2011-11-08. 

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