Bahri Tanrikulu

Bahri Tanrikulu

Nick Name
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:16 Mar,1980
:39 years, 5 months
:Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
: Akdeniz University

About Bahri Tanrikulu

Bahri Tanrikulu is a Turkish taekwondo practitioner, who competed in the Men's 80 kg division at the 2004 Summer Olympics held in Athens, Greece and won the silver medal. He studied at Akdeniz University.

Career Highlights:

He is Turkey's first World and European Taekwondo champion. He was a member of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Sports Club before he transferred to Kocaeli Büyüksehir Belediyesi Kagit Spor Kulübü. The 1.86 m (6.1 ft) tall athlete is student of physical education and sports at Akdeniz University.

He qualified for participation at the 2012 Summer Olympics where he reached the semi final.

  • 103 registered fights, fighter won 81 out of them. That's a rate of 78.6%
  • 405 hitpoints distributed and 221 collected during fights.
  • Won 2 golden point(s) and lost 4.
  • Participated at 32 tournaments, 32 with international and 0 with national valuation.

Bahri Tanrikulu Achievements

  • 1998 12th European Taekwondo Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands -  Bronze (Featherweight)
  • 1998 1st Spanish Open Teakwondo Championships in Barcelona -  Silver (juniors),  Bronze (seniors)
  • 1999 14th World Seniors Taekwondo Championships in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada -  Silver
  • 2000 13th European Seniors Taekwondo Championships in Patras, Greece -  Gold (Heavyweight male)
  • 2000 Korean Chuncheon International Open Teakwondo Championships -  Gold
  • 2001 15th World Taekwondo Championships in Jeju, South Korea -  Gold
  • 2002 14th European Taekwondo Championships in Samsun, Turkey -  Gold (Middleweight)
  • 2002 Taekwondo World Cup in Tokyo, Japan -  Silver
  • 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece -  Silver (80 kg)
  • 2005 23rd World Universiade in Izmir, Turkey -  Gold
  • 2006 European Seniors Taekwondo Championships in Bonn, Germany -  Silver (- 84 kg)
  • 2007 Beijing - Bahri Tanrikulu of Turkey became the world champion in men's 84 kg category at the World Taekwondo Championships in Beijing. Tanrikulu defeated his Azerbaijani opponent Tavakgul Bayramov 4-0 and won gold medal. Bahri Tanrikulu beat Volodymyr Krasitsky of Ukraine in the first round, Rajabov Shokirjont of Tajikistan in the second round, Yossef Karami of Iran in the third round, Wu Ming-chieh of Taiwan in the quarter final, and Park Min-Soo of South Korea in the semi final.
  • 2008 European Seniors Taekwondo Championships in Rome -  Silver
  • 2009 Taekwondo World Championships in Copenhagen -  Gold