Turkey has won 74 medals in olympic games so far, sports authorities said on Friday.
Ahead of this year's olympic games to take place in the Chinese capital of Beijing between August 8th and 24th, Turkey's sports authorities said that Turkey had won 36 gold, 19 silver and 19 bronze medals.
"Most of these medals were acquired in wrestling competitions," they said.
Sports authorities also said that Turkey had become olympic champions for 29 times, and 24 of these championships were in the category of wrestling. Turkey won olympic medals in also weightlifting, judo, boxing, taekwondo and athletics, and became olympic champion in wrestling, weightlifting and judo.
Turkey will compete in 12 games with 68 sportspersons in Beijing. These categories are athletics, wrestling, sailing, swimming, weightlifting, taekwondo, boxing, judo, archery, shooting, cycling table tennis.
Last Mod: 02 Ağustos 2008, 13:25