Turkish swimmer comes 2nd at world paralympic champs

ANKARA

Turkish athlete Sumeyye Boyaci came second at the World Para Swimming Championships 2019 on Saturday.

Boyaci finished the 50-meter backstroke in 44.74 seconds at the championships held in London, bagging the silver medal.

Sevilay Ozturk, another Turkish paralympic swimmer, ranked eighth in the same competition finishing in 50.54 seconds, while Beytullah Eroglu came sixth in the men’s 50-meter backstroke.

Turkey’s Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoglu congratulated the athletes over phone.
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