EDIZ YILDIRIMER WINS GOLD MEDAL

Yıldırımer is the 1st swimmer to bring Turkey a gold medal in European Junior Swimming Championship.

Ediz Yıldırımer wins gold medal
Posted 18.07.2010 11:32:13 UTC
Updated 18.07.2010 12:52:37 UTC

Turkish swimmer Ediz Yıldırımer reached a remarkable success when he won the gold medal in men's 800 free category.

In the European Junior Swimming Championship held in Helsinki, Finland, Yıldırımer clinched the medal in men's 800 m category becoming the first swimmer to bring Turkey a gold medal in European Championships.

He won bronze in men's 1500 m category during the same tournament. He came in first in 800 m free with a performance of 8:03 and had his name go down in Turkish sports history with golden letters.