Ercüment Olgundeniz


Ercüment Olgundeniz

Ercüment Olgundeniz (born July 7 1976) is a Turkish athlete competing in discus throw and occasionally shot put. Olgundeniz is a member of the Fenerbahçe Athletics Club.

He took part at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. With his throw of 58.17 m, Olgundeniz ranked 28th and could not qualify for the finals. In 2005, he participated at the Mediterranean Games in Almería, and won the bronze medal with his performance of 59.16 m. He was ranked 44th in the world best list in 2004 with his personal record of 63.49 metres (Turkish record) set on July 4, 2004 in Istanbul.

In March 2007 in Yalta he improved the record to 64.34 metres. He competed at the 2007 World Championships, but finished last and did not reach the final.

Achievements

hot put

* 1999
** Turkish Championships – 16.81m 1st place
* 2001
** Turkish Championships – 17.31m 1st place

Discus throw

* 1996
** Turkish Championships – 57.30m 1st place
* 1997
** Turkish Championships – 56.98m 1st place
* 1998
** Balkan Athletics Championship in Yugoslavia 3rd place
** Turkish Championships – 57.37m 1st place
**European Cup C Final– 55.36m 1st place
* 1999
** Turkish Championships – 56.21m 1st place
* 2000
** European Cup C Final in Slovakia – 57.23m 1st place
** Turkish Championships – 57.51m 1st place
* 2001
** Balkan Athletics Championships in Greece 2nd place
** Cezmi Or Memorial in Turkey 3rd place
** Turkish Championships – 58.47m 1st place
* 2002
** Fajer Athletics Games in Iran 2nd place
* 2003
** European Cup C Final in Istanbul 3rd place
** Balkan Athletics Championships in Greece 3rd place
** Qualifications for the 2004 Olympics in Turkey 1st place
* 2004
** Turkish Championships – 61.35m 1st place
** European Cup C Final– 59.60m 1st place
** Balkan Athletics Championship in Istanbul, Turkey– 63.49m (Turkey record) 1st place
* 2005
** European Winter Throwing Cup in Mersin, Turkey – 59.21m 6th place

References

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