ANKARA 

Turkish athletes bagged 1,594 medals in international tournaments under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

Turkish Youth and Sports Ministry data showed athletes won in 64 different categories from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, capturing 510 gold, 455 silver and 629 bronze medals.

Athletes from the Wushu Kung Fu Federation captured 364 medals while the Athletic Federation took 217 medals.

The Taekwondo Federation secured 183, the Karate Federation bagged 117 and the Wrestling Federation took home 116.

Turkish athletes won 2 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze medals in world championships and captured 102 gold, 90 silver, along with 181 bronze in European championships.

Here is a list of medals won with their categories:

Marksmanship (2): Bronze

Athletics (217): 76 gold, 70 silver, 71 bronze

Badminton (4): 2 silver, 2 bronze

Physically disabled (93.33): 29.50 gold, 33.00 silver, 30.83 bronze

Billiard (2): 1 silver, 1 bronze

Equestrianism (62): 27 gold, 18 silver, 17 bronze

Cycling (35): 7 gold, 10 silver, 18 bronze

Boxing (22): 6 gold, 6 silver, 10 bronze

Ice hockey (3): 1 silver, 2 bronze

Ice skating (16): 6 gold, 5 silver, 5 bronze

Gymnastics (21): 6 gold, 4 silver, 11 bronze

Dancesport (5): 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze

Fencing (34): 7 gold, 7 silver, 20 bronze

Visually impaired (8): 2 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze

Wrestling (116): 23 gold, 38 silver, 55 bronze

Weight lifting (23): 10 gold, 9 silver, 4 bronze

Hockey (2): 1 gold, 1 silver

Judo (26): 6 gold, 5 silver, 15 bronze

Canoe (6): 1 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze

Karate (117): 54 gold, 21 silver, 42 bronze

Skiing (63): 17 gold, 23 silver, 23 bronze

Kickboxing (12): 6 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze

Rowing (1): 1 bronze

Modern pentathlon (1): 1 gold

Motorcycling (23): 7 gold, 5 silver, 11 bronze

Rallying (18): 8 gold, 5 silver, 5 bronze

Special athletes (9): 2 gold, 3 silver, 4 bronze

Taekwondo (183): 68 gold, 51 silver, 64 bronze

Tennis (62): 24 gold, 28 silver, 10 bronze

Volleyball and beach volleyball (6): 5 gold, 1 silver

Wushu (364): 98 gold, 88 silver, 178 bronze

Swimming (38): 11 gold, 11 silver, 16 bronze

*Writing by Muhammed Enes Calli

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