Despite Turkish team will not be as numerous as it always does, Oguzhan Kocak will defend country’s honor at the European championship. Is he ready? ()
Please, tell us about yourself?
– My name is Oguzhan Kocak, I am 21 years old (20.08.1996 Istanbul). I live in Kocaeli. I am studying Duzce Sports Science Academy to become Pyshical Education Teacher.
– It is because of my father who is the European Champion in masters category. He inspired me and helped me to become a Senior World Champion armwrestler and hopefully I will become even a better armwrestler with time.
What are your greatest successes?
– I have won senior World and European titles in 2016 over my good friend and great opponent Zurab Tavberidze. I have also won bronze medals in 2015 WAF and EAC in 2015 after the legendary Khadzimurat Zoloev and Zurab Tavberidze. Other than these, I have won Worlds in U18 category and Worlds and Europeans in U21 category.
What are your future plans?
– First of all I am competing the Europeans in Katowice this month in 85kg category. My toughest opponent will be Khadzimurat Zoloev who is a Legend.