SHOOTING: MEHMET RANKS 4TH
In men's 50m airgun, Korean shooter Taeyoung Kim broke the world record with a score of 189.8. Boris Gramnjak from Croatia won the silver medal, while another Korean, Kihyeon Kim, won the bronze. Mehmet Bal ranked 4th and missed out on the podium. Onur Gökçedağ ranked 13th and couldn't reach the finals.


ATHLETICS: YASİN BREAKS A RECORD AND BECOMES CHAMPION
In men's 400m, Yasin Süzen surpassed the 24-year-old Deaflympics record of American athlete Wendell Gaskin with a time of 47.03 and became the champion. The silver medal went to Japanese Maki Yamada and the bronze to Dymtro Rudenko.

In women's javelin throw, Croatian Laura Stefanac won the gold medal with a distance of 49.20 and broke the Deaflympics record. The silver and bronze medals were won by An-Yi Hsu from Chinese Taipei and Anastasia Mamlina from Russia respectively.

In women's 400m, Asya Khaladzhan from Russia won her second gold medal after 400m hurdles. The last champion and world record holder Belarusian Alena Tsiarentsyeva won the silver, while another Russian, Ekaterina Kudriavtseva won the bronze.

In women's long jump, Russian Marina Grishna won the gold medal. The last champion and world record holder Cuban Suslaidy Girat won the silver, while another Russian Angela Alemseitova won the bronze.

In men's discus throw, Iranian Sajjad Piraygharchaman won the gold. Japanese Maseteru Yagami won the silver and Russian Dmitry Kalmykov won the bronze.

In decathlon, the 100m, long jump, shot put, high jump and 400m legs are over. After the 5 legs, Russian Maxim Kulikov is leading with 3398 points, having ranked first in 100m, long jump and 400m; third in shot put and fourth in high jump. He's followed by another Russian, Konstantin Khilenko (at 3348 points), who ranked first in high jump, second in 100m, long jump and 400m, and fourth in shot put. Japanese Hiroyuki Maejima is 3rd with 2939 points.

In women's 200m semi-finals, Aysun Akay ranked 6th in her series and couldn't advance to the finals.


BADMINTON: NALAN-ESRA ZEYNEP MAKE IT TO QUARTER-FINALS
In women's doubles round of 16, Nalan Kaygın/Esra Zeynep Ergincan defeated the other Turkish pair Hale Küçüksevgili/Gizemnur Uludağ with a score of 2-1 and advanced to the quarter-finals. Nalan and Esra lost 2-0 to Jung-Yu Fan/Yan-Ru Shen from Chinese Taipei in the quarter-finals and were eliminated. The other semi-finalists are Mika Yoshida/Chihiro Shinada from Japan, Seonhwa Jeong/Soyeong Lee from South Korea and Meng Wang/Heng Yang Zhang from China.

In men's singles, Russians Shokhzod Gulomzoda and Artemy Karpov, Chinese Kaifeng Tang and Lithuanian Kazimieras Dauskurtas advanced to the semi-finals.

In women's singles, Chinese Meng Wang and Meng Xing Wang, Korean Seonhwa Jeong and Japanese Manami Nagahara are the semi-finalists.

In men's doubles, Russians Valery Antonov/Mikhail Efremov, Koreans Myeongsoo Seo/Hyunwoo Shin, Chinese Yibo Ding/Yaodong Wen and Thai Siriwat Mattayanumat/Ittikorn Punyangam reached the semi-finals.

In mixed doubles, Chinese Yibo Ding/Heng Yan Zhang, Malaysians Heng Bock Francis Tan/Wei Ying Boon, Russians Artemy Karpov/Alena Soboleva and Chung-I Chen/Yan-Ru Shen from Chinese Taipei advanced to the semi-finals.


BASKETBALL: THE "SILENT FAIRIES OF THE NET" RANK 5TH
In women's basketball, Lithuania (who defeated Ukraine 63-40) and Greece (who defeated Italy 49-33) will face each other off in the final. The Turkish team defeated Poland 59-39 in the 5th place match and completed the competition 5th.

In men's basketball, Lithuania (who defeated Greece 63-53) and Venezuela (who defeated Ukraine 59-58) reached the finals. The Turkish team lost 80-79 to Russia in the 7th place match and completed the competition 8th.


BOWLING: TURKISH TEAM RANKS 13TH
The Turkish team of Abdurrahim Arat, İlhan Asımoğlu, Önder Başak, Mehmet Sinoğlu and Esat Türker ranked 13th. Adem Taşkın, who competed single, ranked 41st.


FOOTBALL: TURKISH TEAM IN FINALS
Turkey Deaf Men's National Football Team defeated Italy 4-0 in the semi-finals with goals from Orhan Aydeniz (39'), Eşref Metin Su (69', 81') and Murat Şimşek (85'). In the final match, to be held on July 30, Sunday at 16:00, Turkey will face Ukraine, who defeated Egypt with one goal.


TABLE TENNIS: MEDALS HANDED OUT IN SINGLES
In women's singles, Chinese Meng Ping Huang defeated her compatriot Ce Shi 4-3 and earned the gold medal. Russian Anna Kondratova and another Chinese player, Zhe Wang won the bronze medals.

In men's singles, Chinese Cong Wang defeated Slovakian Thomas Keinath 4-3 and won the gold medal. Gennadii Zakladnyi from Ukraine and Yi-Hsiang Wang from Chinese Taipei shared the bronze.


ORIENTEERING: ONE GOLD EACH FOR RUSSIA AND UKRAINE
In men's long distance, Russian Viktor Dinges won the gold. Lithuanian Tomaz Kuzminskis and Ukrainian Dmytro Plakhotnik followed him on the podium. Yusuf Emre Aydoğdu finished the race 10th and Emrah Eren 11th, while Hakan Kayan couldn't complete the race.

In women's long distance, Ukrainian Iana Melnyk won the gold. The silver went to Russian Antonina Naidionova and another Ukrainian, Hanna Fedosieieva won the bronze. Huriye Karahan finished after the allotted time, while Sevda Aktaş and Kadriye Demirci couldn't complete the race.


BEACH VOLLEYBALL: FINALISTS DETERMINED
In women's semi-finals, Lithuanians Birute Aleknaviciute/Ingrida Milkintaite defeated the Russians Elizavta Alexeeva/Elena Kharcevnikova with a score of 2-1 and advanced to the final. They will face the Ukrainians Anna Zatylkina/Raisa Rylova, who defeated their compatriots Yuliia Yaroshevska/Yuliia Chernenko with a score of 2-1.

In men's semi-finals, Ukrainian pairs defeated the Russian pairs. Ukrainians Mykola Tsapkalenko/Anton Koshkarov defeated the Russians Rushan Dayanov/Maxim Selyutin with a score of 2-0. Ukrainians Dmytro Donchenko/Serhii Tarasov defeated the Russians Evgeny Kirillov/Ruslan Afanasyev with the same score, advancing to the final.


TENNIS: HISTORIC BRONZE FROM TUTEM AND ASUMAN
In women's doubles, the Turkish pair Tutem Banguoğlu/Asuman Şakı defeated the Indians Parul Gupta/Madhu Jaiswal in two sets with a score of 6/3, 6/2 and won the bronze medal. Thus, Turkey won its first medal in tennis in Deaflympics history. The gold medal went to the pair Chiu-Mei Ho/Chia-Wen Lin, who defeated the French Marine Beney/Aurelie Coudon with a score of 2-0 (6/1, 6/4).

In men's doubles, the French pair Mikael Alix Laurent/Vincent Novelli won the gold, beating the Germans Urs Ferdinand Breitenberger/Hans Toedter with sets of 7/6, 4/6, 6/3. The bronze medal went to the Austrians Robert Gravogl/Mario Kargl, who defeated the Russian Egor Panyushkin/Iaroslav Revin with sets of 7/5, 4/6, 6/3.

In the mixed doubles final, the Russians Egor Panyushkin/Polina Smirnova defeated the French pair Vincent Novelli/Aurelie Coudon in two sets of 7/5, 6/0 and won the gold medal. The bronze medal went to Prithvi Sekhar/Shaik Jafreen, who defeated Chun-Wei Wang/Chiu-Mei Ho from Taiwan with scores of 6/4, 6/3.


VOLLEYBALL: TURKISH WOMEN FINISH 7TH
Turkish Deaf Women's Volleyball Team defeated the Brazilian team 3-1 in the 7th place match and finished the tournament 7th.

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