Name Nazmi Avluca
Coached by Mehmet Akif Pirim
Turned pro 1996
Weight 84 kg
|Club Ankara ASKI Sport Club|
Height 1.77 m
Role Olympic athlete
|Born November 14, 1976 (age 39) (1976-11-14) Kargi, Corum Province, Turkey|
Olympic medals Wrestling at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight
Nominations Milliyet Sports Award for Athlete of the Year
Similar People Seref Eroglu, Andrea Minguzzi, Riza Kayaalp, Hamza Yerlikaya, Selcuk Cebi
2002 World University Championships: 84 kg GR Final Nazmi Avluca (TUR) vs. Bojan Mijatov (YUG)
Nazmi Avluca ([ˈnazmiː ˈavludʒa]; born November 14, 1976 in Kargı, Çorum Province), is a Turkish sports wrestler, who has won several titles at international competitions including four European and two FILA Wrestling World Championships in the Men's Greco-Roman category. He took also part at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics without success, and then finally achieved Olympic success with a bronze medal in 2008 in Beijing. He also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Currently, he is an active member of the Emlakspor club in Istanbul.
- 2002 World University Championships: 84 kg GR Final Nazmi Avluca (TUR) vs. Bojan Mijatov (YUG)
Born in the Central Anatolian town Kargı of Çorum Province, he began early sport wrestling at the Wrestling Training Center in Bolu in 1987. Admitted to the national Greco-Roman team in 1991, he won his first international gold in the 60 kg division at the 1992 World Cadets Championships held in Istanbul.
Nazmi Avluca was transferred to the German wrestling club 1. Luckenwalder SC in 2005, where undefeated, he helped his team become the German champions in 2006 for the first time in their club history. He returned home to join Şekerspor Club in Konya before the 2006 World Championships