Eda Özrodop, a 16-year-old nationwide athlete, is making ready for the second leg of the Turkish championships with the objective of profitable the gold medal.
Özrodop, who secured third place within the European Fashionable Pentathlon Championships final 12 months, has been working onerous to enhance her efficiency by coaching each day along with her coaches.
The championships will happen in Ankara on Could 5-7, the place she’s going to try and safe a spot for the European Beneath-17 and Beneath-19 Fashionable Pentathlon Championships in Lithuania from June 1-9.
Özrodop, a highschool tenth grade pupil, started her sports activities profession in swimming and later added working, taking pictures and fencing to her repertoire within the fashionable pentathlon self-discipline.
She now juggles the pool, the fencing corridor and the athletics observe.
Chatting with Anadolu Company (AA), Özrodop expressed her aspirations to grow to be the European and World Champion within the fashionable pentathlon.
She mentioned, “Final 12 months, I secured third place within the Beneath-17 class in Europe. This 12 months, I goal to coach tougher, work extra, and grow to be the European champion.”
Turkish fashionable pentathlete Eda Özrodop refines her taking pictures abilities, Ankara, Türkiye, April 27, 2023. (AA Photograph)
Özrodop’s intense each day routine begins at 6:30 a.m. with jogging and taking pictures coaching, adopted by a two-hour exercise session.
She then has breakfast and attends college.
After college, she switches to swimming coaching and completes power coaching.
Her fencing coaching begins at 7:30 p.m. and lasts for about two hours. She then returns residence for dinner and research till 1:00-1:30 a.m.
Turkish fashionable pentathlete Eda Özrodop (L) trains in fencing, Ankara, Türkiye, April 27, 2023. (AA Photograph)
Regardless of the grueling schedule, she stays dedicated to reaching her objectives.
Her coaches have expressed confidence in Özrodop’s skill to realize even larger success.
Her swimming coach, İlyas Aziz, acknowledged that the objective of each coach and athlete is the championship.
He expressed hope that they’d safe a spot on the nationwide workforce and win medals on the European and World Championships.
Athletics coach İshak Kaya, who has been working with Özrodop for six years, described her as a gifted athlete. He expressed confidence that they’d obtain their objectives by persevering with to work onerous collectively.
Turkish fashionable pentathlete Eda Özrodop (R) trains along with her coach, İshak Kaya, Ankara, Türkiye, April 27, 2023. (AA Photograph)
Emre Altunkaya, the fencing coach of recent pentathlon athletes in Bursa, additionally expressed his perception that Özrodop would achieve success along with her expertise.
He confirmed that they have been making ready for the European championship and that their research have been going effectively.
Özrodop is decided to win the gold medal on the nationwide championships and produce residence a medal from the European and World Championships.
With the assist of her coaches and her unrelenting work ethic, she has the potential to grow to be a champion within the sport of recent pentathlon.