Bookcover of Yaşar Doğu
Booktitle:

Yaşar Doğu

Betascript Publishing (2010-08-22 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-1-42812-8

ISBN-10:
6131428123
EAN:
9786131428128
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Yaşar Doğu (1913 - January 8, 1961), was a Turkish-born Circassian sports wrestler and trainer, who won the gold medal in the Welterweight class of Men's Freestyle Wrestling at the 1948 Olympics. He was born in the village Karlı of Kavak district in Samsun province to a family of Circassian origin. He began wrestling at his age of 15 in yağlı güreş (oil wrestling) and continued in this folk sports until he entered the military service. His sports wrestling career started 1936 in Ankara as he was discovered by the sports wrestler Celal Atik. Yaşar Doğu was admitted to the national team in 1939. He participated at the European Championships held that year in Oslo, Norway and became silver medalist in Greko-Roman style, his only participation at any international competition missing the gold medal. He became Balkan, European and World champion besides Olympic gold medalist. Yaşar Doğu wrestled 47 times in the national team between 1939 and 1951, of which only one he lost.
Publishing house:
Betascript Publishing
Website:
https://www.betascript-publishing.com/
Edited by:
Lambert M. Surhone, Mariam T. Tennoe, Susan F. Henssonow
Number of pages:
72
Published on:
2010-08-22
Stock:
Available
Category:
Sport
Price:
29.00 €
Keywords:
Amateur Wrestling, Welterweight, Freestyle wrestling, Turkey at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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