Further Personal Information
||Partner Andrea Baldini
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She began fencing in 2004.
|Why this sport?
||She was encouraged to take up the sport by her family.
|Club / Team
||Hasal Spor Kulubu: Turkey
|Name of coach
||Damir Sayfutdinov [national], RUS
||Iros (baku2015.com, 24 Jun 2015)
||Dancing, swimming, tennis, watching films. (baku2015.com, 24 Jun 2015)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games. (onedio.com, 19 Apr 2016)
|Hero / Idol
||Her mother Nili Drori. (dailysabah.com, 12 Jul 2016)
||Her sister Merve Karamete has represented Turkey in fencing, and finished 27th in foil at the 2017 World Cup event in Antalya, Turkey. Her mother Nili Drori is a former fencer who competed at the Olympic Games twice with the Israeli national fencing team. Her father Mehmet has coached the German national fencing team. Her partner Andrea Baldini has represented Italy in fencing, winning silver in team foil at the 2016 European Championships in Torun, Poland. (SportsDeskOnline, 06 Jul 2018; Instagram profile, 01 Jul 2018; dailysabah.com, 12 Jul 2016; onedio.com, 19 Apr 2016; paratripost.com, 19 Jun 2015)
||To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (dailysabah.com, 12 Jul 2016)
||ENDING THE WAIT
She became the first Turkish fencer in 32 years to compete at the Olympic Games when she participated in individual foil at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Jul 2018)