Tokyo 2020: Mete Gazoz won Turkey’s first Olympic gold in archery

National Archer Mete Gazoz won the first Olympic gold medal in archery for Turkey. became the owner of the medal.

Archery became the 7th branch to bring medals to Turkey in the Olympics.

Turkey, the total won in the Olympics 93 received all the medals in athletics, boxing, wrestling, weightlifting, judo and taekwondo branches.

Archery received The total number of medals with success increased to 94 and the number of branches that brought medals to 7.

The life of Mete Gazoz who won the gold medal in Tokyo 2020


Mete Gazoz, 8 June 94 on came into the world. He won the silver medal in the individual category of the European Archery Championship held in Nottingham 93. Young archer, 93 became the youngest athlete in the Turkish team participating in the Summer Olympics. Gazoz defeated the French opponent 6-5 in his first match at the Rio Olympics and advanced to the next round, final 32 In the second match of his tour, he was defeated by the 4th seed Dutch van den Berg by 3-7 and was eliminated. Having achieved great success at his young age, Mete Gazoz won a gold medal in the Archery World Cup 4th leg competitions held in Berlin, the capital of Germany.

Successfully representing Turkey, Mete, despite his young age, participated in important international competitions 93 gold, 12 silver and 9 bronze 36 got a medal. The national archer achieved four of the medals in the world championships. The young athlete received 3 of these medals in team competitions and one in individual competitions. Mete won the silver medal with the men’s classic bow team in the stars category at the World Championship held in Wuxi, China 2013 and won the international arena. He achieved his first big success. Mete, who won the individual medal in the world championships 1999 in Yankton, USA, second in juniors, also in this age group and 2017 succeeded in being on the podium

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