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Hamza Yerlikaya

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHamza•Yerlikaya
Used nameHamza•Yerlikaya
Born3 June 1976 in Kadıköy (TUR)
Measurements176 cm / 84 kg
Affiliationsİstanbul BB, İstanbul (TUR)
NOC Turkey

Biography

Hamza Yerlikaya had the following finishes at major championships – 1993 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1995 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2005 World Championship: 96.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2006 World Championship: 96.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1998 World Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (5th); 2002 World Championship: 84.0 kg. Greco-Roman (6th); 2003 World Championship: 84.0 kg. Greco-Roman (7th); 2001 World Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (9th); 1994 World Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (12th); 1999 World Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (21st); 1996 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1997 European Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1998 European Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1999 European Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2001 European Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2002 European Championship: 84.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2005 European Championship: 96.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 2006 European Championship: 96.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1993 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1994 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (5th); 1995 European Championship: 82.0 kg. Greco-Roman (7th).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Wrestling TUR Hamza Yerlikaya
Middleweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
2000 Summer Olympics Wrestling TUR Hamza Yerlikaya
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
2004 Summer Olympics Wrestling TUR Hamza Yerlikaya
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 4

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2000 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony TUR Hamza Yerlikaya

Special Notes