Turkish track & fielder wins gold in women’s 1,500m

Monday, July 02, 2012

Turkish track and fielder Asli Cakir Alptekin won Sunday the gold medal in women’s 1,500m in the European Athletics Championship in Helsinki, Finland.

Alptekin earned Turkey its fourth gold at the European event in 4:05.31 as another Turkish athlete, Gamze Bulut who also competed in women’s 1,500, won the silver medal in 4:06.04.

Earlier, Turkey’s Gulcan Mingir in women’s 3,000m steeplechase, Polat Kemboi Arikan in men’s 10,000m and Nevin Yanit in women’s 100m hurdles clinched golds.

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