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Celal Atik Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018Celal Atik (1918 or 1920 - 27 April 1979) was a successful Turkish sports wrestler and trainer, who won the gold medal in the Lightweight class of Men's Freestyle Wrestling at the 1948 Olympics.He was born in the village of Gürdan in the Bo?azl?yan district of Yozgat Province, Turkey. He changed his family name from "Do?an" to "Atik" (literally, "Slippy") after a proposal by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, who noticed his speed at the Turkey Wrestling Championships in 1938.In addition to winning an Olympic gold medal, Celal Atik was also World champion and European champion twice. After retiring from competition, he served from 1955 to 1979 as trainer of his country's national team and taught many wrestlers who later became champions. Appointed the head trainer by the International Wrestling Federation (FILA) in Switzerland, he gave lessons on wrestling techniques to sportspeople from all around the world.He is recognized as Turkey's smartest wrestler, with exceptional technique as well as the most aesthetic physique. In addition to his other honors, he was awarded with the Légion d'honneur of France.Celal Atik died on 27 April 1979 in a hospital in Ankara. Two sports halls—one in ?zmir with a capacity of 1,200 people and another one in his hometown Yozgat—are named after him.
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