Sezar Akgül

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Sezar Akgül
Sezar Akgül and Batbold Sodnomdash (1395112909221598410029144).jpg
Sezar Akgül (on top) and Mongolian wrestler Batbold Sodnomdash in Freestyle World Cup 2017
Personal information
Nationality Turkish
Born (1988-04-27) April 27, 1988 (age 29)
Amasya, Turkey
Sport
Sport Sport wrestling
Event(s) Freestyle

Sezar Akgul, aka Sezer Akgül, (born on 27 April 1988 in Amasya) is a freestyle wrestler from Turkey.

He won a bronze medal at the 2007 European Wrestling Championships held in Sofia, Bulgaria[1] and again at the 2008 European Wrestling Championships in Tampere, Finland.[2] He also won silver medal at the 2009 FILA Wrestling World Championships.[3]

Sezar Akgül participated in Men's freestyle 55 kg at 2008 Summer Olympics. In 1/8 of final, he lost to Japanese Tomohiro Matsunaga. In the repechage round after beating Adama Diatta from Senegal, he was eliminated by Dilshod Mansurov (Uzbekistan).

He won the gold medal in the freestyle 55 kg event at the 2009 Mediterranean Games held in Pescara, Italy.[4]

In 2013, he repeated his European bronze medal title at the championships held in Tbilisi, Georgia.[5] at the 2013 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary, he won the bronze medal.[6]

In June 2015, he competed in the inaugural European Games, for Turkey in wrestling, more specifically, Men's freestyle in the 57 kilogram range. He earned a bronze medal.

  1. ^ "Serbest güreşte bronz yağmuru". Sabah Spor (in Turkish). 2007-04-22. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 
  2. ^ "Şahin altına uçtu". Milliyet Spor (in Turkish). 2008-04-02. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 
  3. ^ "Sezar Akgül'den gümüş madalya". Sabah Spor (in Turkish). 2009-09-21. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 
  4. ^ "Serbest güreşte Akgül'den altın madalya". NTV MSNBC (in Turkish). 2009-06-28. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 
  5. ^ "Minderde çifte bronz". Sabah Spor (in Turkish). 2013-03-20. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  6. ^ "2013 Senior World Championship". FILA. Retrieved 2013-09-16. 

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