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Turkey Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games

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Host City: Beijing, China
Date Started: August 15, 2008
Date Finished: August 22, 2008

Events for Turkey: 14
Participants for Turkey: 15 (6 men and 9 women)
Youngest Participant for Turkey: Merve Aydın (18 years, 152 days)
Oldest Participant for Turkey: Svetlana Sudak-Torun (36 years, 276 days)
Most Medals for Turkey (Athlete): Elvan Abeylegesse (2 medals)

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Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Selim Bayrak 20 Men's 10,000 metres 11

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Abdil Ceylan 25 Men's Marathon 71

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Halil Akkaş 25 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 12 h3 r1/2

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Recep Çelik 25 Men's 20 kilometres Walk 49

Men's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ercüment Olgundeniz 32 Men's Discus Throw 20 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Eşref Apak 26 Men's Hammer Throw 16 QR

Women's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Merve Aydın 18 Women's 800 metres 4 h3 r1/3

Women's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Elvan Abeylegesse 25 Women's 5,000 metres 2 Silver
Alemitu Bekele 30 Women's 5,000 metres 7

Women's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Elvan Abeylegesse 25 Women's 10,000 metres 2 Silver

Women's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Bahar Doğan 33 Women's Marathon 50

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Nevin Yanıt 22 Women's 100 metres Hurdles 8 h1 r2/3

Women's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Karin Melis 25 Women's Long Jump 24 QR

Women's Hammer Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Svetlana Sudak-Torun 36 Women's Hammer Throw 17 QR

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