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Yigit ASLAN
Sport Swimming
NOC Turkey   
GenderMen
Born11 Mar 2003
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming at age 10.
Why this sport?
He saw a poster in a shopping centre advertising swimming.
Club / Team
Enka SK [TUR] / University of Wisconsin-Madison [USA]:
General Interest
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (cthaber.com, 30 Jul 2021)
Other information
STUDYING OVERSEAS
In May 2020 he announced his verbal commitment to study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the United States of America from 2021/22. (uwbadgers.com, 01 Sep 2021; Instagram profile, 20 May 2020; swimswam.com, 19 May 2020)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
24 2021 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 7:56.18
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 800m Freestyle 7:55.99
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 1500m Freestyle 15:14.80
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 400m Freestyle 3:50.59
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay