Taha Akgul preparing for the Games

7 March 2017

Short note: Taha Akgul was born in Sivas in 1990. He is a freestyle wrestler and a member of Ankara-Aski sport club. He is also a golden medallist of Baku 2015 European Games and World and European Champion.

Narmin Kazimova, Journalist at AISGOC took an interview with Taha Akgul World and European Champion in Freestyle Wrestling and Athlete Ambassador of Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games. You can find his answers below:

“We’re here at friendly competition with athletes from Bulgaria, Azerbaijan and Georgia. I already won gold medals at Baku 2015 and Rio 2016 Olympics. My new goal is to succeed at Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games.

I'd like to tell our youth interested in wrestling to always aim for the top and believe in their abilities. When it comes to Baku 2017 values, I choose unity. Let everyone hold hands and act as one.”

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