Turkey’s first and Europe’s highest ski jump tower in Palandöken district of Erzurum, which is the third highest tower in the world, he began again to welcome the athletes after the pandemic. The ski jumping national team’s ‘skiing like a star in the sky’ athletes again created colorful images.National athlete Fatih Arda İpçioğlu, Muhammet İrfan Çintimar, Muhammet Ali Bedir, who performed their trainings in the ski jumping towers built in 2011 in Kiremitluğpe in the center of Palandöken district for the World Universities Winter Games held in 2011, jumped months after the 60-meter high tower. Athletes flying like a bird every time they jumped, said they miss the sky very much. Emphasizing that they started working to get a quota at the World Winter Olympics in 2022, Coach Samet Karta stated that he did not take part in the 4-person national team because of Münir Güngen’s injury in his arm. Stating that their goals are the Olympics to be held in 2022, Karta stated that the races are likely to be canceled due to the pandemic, but that they will continue to work as if they were racing. He told Karta that there are 5 jump ramps, 125, 95, 60, 40 and 20 meters in Kiremitluğpe, and that they have jumped from the 60 meter ramp for now.
‘OUR GOAL IS THE WINTER OLYMPICS TO BE HELD IN 2022’Stating that they started training late due to coronavirus, national team athlete Fatih Arda İpçioğlu said, “We have olympic auditions in 2021. We need to get a quota in competitions to be held for this. Currently we have started jumping exercises. Our goal is to be held in 2022. but I want to go with more of my friends in 2022 “.
Stating that they met with the World Universities Winter Games held in 2011 in Erzurum by ski jumping, Muhammet İrfan Çintimar stated that there were 20-30 athletes in the infrastructure and 5-6 team B and 4 athletes. Çintimar emphasized that their goal as a national team is to represent the Turkish flag in the best way in the World Winter Olympics.