Turkey wins 1,291 medals in int'l sports events in 2008

Turkish sportsmen and women have won 1,291 medals in international sports events since the beginning of 2008.

Turkey wins 1,291 medals in int'l sports events in 2008

The Directorate of Youth & Sports said on Friday that Turkey won 378 gold, 342 silver and 571 bronze medals in the international events in 2008.

Wrestlers won the highest number of medals in the events. They came back home with 68 gold, 56 silver and 130 bronze medals from international events in several countries.

They were followed by judoists who won 48 gold, 36 silver and 73 bronze medals, boxers who won 19 gold, 24 silver and 60 bronze medals and weight-lifters who took 27 gold, 22 silver and 16 bronze medals.


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