Eskişehir Metropolitan Youth and Sports Club's Paralympic Team National Swimmer Sümeyye Boyacı became the world champion with a time of 41.58 at the Paralympic World Championship held in Madeira Island, Portugal.
Sümeyye Boyacı, who competed for a medal in the 70 meters backstroke at the World Championships, in which more than 600 athletes from 50 countries participated, did not give up the championship in the race that she took the lead for a long time and became the World Champion.
After the race, the National Team Coaches and the Turkish officials watching the race experienced great joy. Sümeyye Boyacı, who brought the gold medal, made the best time in Europe with 50 seconds in the 41.41 meters backstroke in the World Championship quota struggles held in Berlin, the capital of Germany.
The first to congratulate Sümeyye, Eskişehir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Prof. Dr. Yilmaz Buyukersen became Büyükerşen shared on her social media accounts, “The national athlete of our Eskişehir Metropolitan Youth and Sports Club's paralympic team, Sümeyye Boyacı, the pride of our city and our country, became the champion at the Paralympic World Championship held in Portugal!
We are proud of you, beautiful girl!” saying that Sümeyye's Turkish Bayraklı He shared his photo.
Who is Sümeyye Boyacı?
Sümeyye Boyacı (born February 5, 2003, Eskişehir) is a Turkish swimmer. In the S5 disabled class; He competes in freestyle, backstroke and butterfly branches. Painter competing in the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games; Silver medalist in the 2019 m backstroke S50 category at the 5 World Paralympic Swimming Championships, and a gold medalist in the same category at the 2018 European Paralympic Swimming Championships kazanIs Her.
Sümeyye Boyacı; He was born on February 5, 2003 in Eskişehir as the first child of his mother Semra Boyacı and father İsmail Boyacı. Boyacı, who did not have two arms since his birth, was also born with hip dislocation.
He started swimming in 2008, “impressed by the fact that fish he saw in an aquarium he went to could swim without arms,” according to his own statements. In 2013, he started working with coach Mehmet Bayrak. In June 2016, he competed in the 30th International German Championship, the first international race of his career, held in Berlin. Boyacı, who won the gold medal in the 50 m backstroke junior B S5 category; He was eliminated in the series in the 100 m breaststroke S6, 50 m freestyle S5 and 50 m butterfly S5 categories. He placed 2016th in the 50m backstroke S5 category at the 8 Summer Paralympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro. The following year, he won the bronze medal in the 50m backstroke S1-5 category at the European Paralympic Youth Games hosted by Liguria. kazanHe finished 50th in the 1m freestyle S5-4 category. In December of the same year, he competed in four different categories at the World Paralympic Swimming Championships held in Mexico City. Painter; He finished 50th in the 5m backstroke S4 category, 50th in the 5m butterfly S6 category, and 50th in the 5m freestyle S200 and 1m freestyle S5-7 categories.
Gold medal in the 2018m backstroke S50 category at the European Paralympic Swimming Championships hosted by Dublin in August 5. kazanwas. At the World Paralympic Swimming Championships held in London in September of the following year, he won the silver medal with a time of 50 in the 5m backstroke S44.74 category.
He has a younger brother named Musab Hüseyin Boyacı.