Head of Turkish Wrestling Federation Musa Aydin looking to win more than 12+ gold medal in the upcoming 2020 Summer olympic games at Tokyo.
He also said that They were aware of the importance of ongoing European Wrestling championship 2020 which to be playing at rome but also focused more on tokyo olympics.
“We didn’t specifically prepare for the European Championships as 2020 is the year of the Olympics… we specially prepare for the quota games in March,” he told Anadolu Agency, hoping Turkey would be allowed with Olympics quotas.
“Our goal is to have 12 quotas including four in Greco-Roman, four in freestyle and four in women categories,” he said. “If we get 12 quotas in the Olympics, we will fight for 12 medals.”
Turky who won the Total of Eight Medal in the previously concluded 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio and from them five from wrestling.
“We will have great success in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games as well,” the wrestling federation head said, adding that this year’s European Championships were meant to gain experience.
“Kerem Kamal is a big talent. He could have been the champion here [in Rome]. But the important thing is for him to have a quota for the Olympics and be successful in Tokyo. We are very happy with his performance. I hope he will display the same performance in the quota games to be held in Hungary,” Aydin said.
The 2020 Summer Olympics will be held in Japan’s capital of Tokyo’s various venue from July 24 to Aug. 9 While Tokyo Olympics wrestling 2020 to be schedule to played from 2 August to 8 August.