Hasan Gemici, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hasan Gemici

Olympic wrestler

Date of Birth: 15-Jun-1927

Place of Birth: Giresun, Turkey

Date of Death: 25-Jun-2001

Profession: amateur wrestler

Nationality: Turkey

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Hasan Gemici

  • Hazan Gemici (15 June 1927 – 25 June 2001) was a Turkish sports wrestler and trainer, who won the gold medal in the flyweight class of men's freestyle wrestling at the 1952 Olympics. He was born in Giresun and died in Izmit, Kocaeli Province of Turkey. Gemici began wrestling 1949 in Izmit (Kocaeli).
  • He won the gold medal at the 1951 Mediterranean Games in Alexandria, Egypt, before he became Olympic gold medalist in Helsinki, Finland the next year.
  • After retiring from the active sports in 1955, he served as a trainer in his hometown Izmit and later in Romania. Hasan Gemici died on 25 June 2001 at his home in Izmit following chronic renal failure.
  • He was succeeded by his wife Nezahat Gemici and five children.
  • A sports hall in Izmit is named after him.

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