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Çetin Şahiner

Full name: Çetin Şahiner
Nickname(s): Baba
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: October 13, 1934 in Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
Died: August 3, 2017 in Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
Country: TUR Turkey
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Çetin Şahiner ran the high hurdles at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics, and also competed in the high jump in 1960. Şahiner was capped 167 times for Turkey between 1954-67. He won 16 national titles in the 110 hurdles, the high jump, and the decathlon. Şahiner was the first Turk to better 2 metres in the high jump. After his competitive career ended in 1968, he worked with the Physical Training Ankara Regional Directorate.

Personal Bests: 110H – 14.5 (1963); HJ – 2.02 (1958).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Turkey TUR 6 h1 r1/4
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Men's High Jump Turkey TUR AC QR
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Turkey TUR 6 h3 r1/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Turkey Round One Heat One 6 15.6 15.75
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Athletics Turkey Round One Heat Three 6 15.1 15,12

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Turkey Qualifying Round AC NH NH 0 0 0
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Turkey Qualifying Round 1.90 metres NP xxx 3 0 0 NH
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