Turkey’s disabled sports federations provide opportunities for athletes to participate in a wide array of sports.
Turkish Sports Federation for the Physically Disabled, Turkish Blind Sports Federation, Turkish Special Athletes Sports Federation and Turkish Deaf Sports Federation are all working with the same objective.
These federations give a chance to disabled Turkish citizens to do sports and talented ones become professional athletes.
Some of these disabled athletes represent Turkey at international events, clinching medals in the tournaments.
43,858 disabled professional athletes
According to Turkey’s Youth and Sports Ministry data, a total of 43,858 professional disabled athletes benefit from these