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Fatih Avan

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Nationality  Turkey
Name  Fatih Avan
Sport  Javelin throw
Role  Athlete

Coached by  Metin Altintas
Height  1.83 m
Weight  90 kg
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Born  1 January 1989 (age 26) (1989-01-01) Andirin, Kahramanmaras Province, Turkey
Club  Fenerbahce Athletics Club, Istanbul

Personal best(s)  85.60 m NR (2012)

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Fatih Avan (born 1 January 1989) is a male Turkish javelin thrower. The 183 cm (6 ft 0 in) tall athlete at 90 kg (200 lb) is a member of Fenerbahçe Athletics team, where he is coached by Metin Altıntaş.

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Career

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Avan participated at the 2009 Mediterranean Games in Pescara, Italy and won the gold medal with a personal best throw of 79.78 m. At the 9th European Winter Throwing Cup held on 14 March 2009 in Los Realejos on Tenerife, Spain, he ranked third throwing the javelin 74.82 m.

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Avan is broke the Turkish record with a mark of 77.15 m in June 2009 in Bursa. He represented Turkey at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics, but did not make it past the qualifying round.

In 2011 he improved his Turkish record to 81.16 m, clearing the eighty-metre mark for the first time, and the performance brought him the under-23 gold at the 2011 European Cup Winter Throwing.

In 2011 he improved his Turkish record to 84.11 m, and won silver medal at the 2011 European Athletics U23 Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

He set a new national record with 85.60 m at the Turkish Super League held on 20 May 2012 in Izmir. The former record belonged also him with 84.79 m. Avan was qualified before to participate at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

He won the silver medal at the 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games held in Palembang, Indonesia.

Seasonal bests by year

  • 2008 - 71.73
  • 2009 - 79.78
  • 2010 - 79.13
  • 2011 - 84.79
  • 2012 - 85.60
  • 2013 - 84.58
  • 2014 - 83.05
  • 2015 - 81.45
  • References

    Fatih Avan Wikipedia


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