Turkish athlete Yanit wins gold medal at Europe Championships

Turkish athlete Nevin Yanit won the gold medal at 100 meters hurdles category at the 20th European Athletics Championships in Barcelona, Spain on Saturday.

Turkish athlete Yanit wins gold medal at Europe Championships

Turkish athlete Nevin Yanit won the gold medal at 100 meters hurdles category at the 20th European Athletics Championships in Barcelona, Spain on Saturday.

Nevin, who has dragged down her Turkey record to 12.71 at the semi-finals, broke a new record with 12.63 at the finals and became the champion of Europe.

Irish Derval O'Rourke ranked the second and Germany's Carolin Nytra ranked the third.

This was the first time Nevin was competing in a European Championship.

Speaking to Turkish journalists, Yanit said, "it was really a great happiness. That was something I was always dreaming of. I deserved this. I worked very hard".


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