The Champion from ITU is at 2016 Rio Olympics
Apr 22, 2016


An athlete in ITU Sports Club, Tutya Yılmaz at the age of 17, will represent our country in 2016 Rio Olympics, the most important sports event in the world.

National athlete Tutya Yılmaz, a student at ITU Development Foundation Schools Ekrem Enginkan High School, became eligible for Rio Olympics to be held in August 5-21 with her performance in quota tournaments in 2016 Rio Olympics which ended in Rio, Brazil.

Ranking 51.632 in quota tournaments, Yılmaz will represent our country in 2016 Rio Olympics.

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In the History of Turkish Sport, 2. Female Gymnast Participating in the Olympics

Tutya Yılmaz, who will represent our country in Artistic Gymnastics in 2016 Rio Olympics, will be the second female gymnast participating in the Olympics in the history of Turkish Gymnastics. 

For the Second Time Olympics Champion Will be From ITU

In the history of European Athletics Championship and Olympic Games, ITU is preparing for the second champion after the first Turkish athlete, Ruhi Sarıalp winning a medal in 1948 London Olympics.


2016 Rio Olympics is on August 5-21

Tutya will blow away the 31st  Olympic and Paralympic Games, the largest international sports event in the world held every four years in  Rio de Janerio, Brazil’s second largest city.  

Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where the best athletes of the world will compete,  will be held on August 5-21, 2016 and Paralympic Games on September 7-18, 2016 in Barra, Deodoro, Maracana, Copacabana regions of Rio de Janerio.