Who is Oğuzhan Tüzün?
Tüzün started sport shooting with his father's encouragement in 1996 at the age of 15. His father Özer Tüzün, a dentist, is a passionate hunter and shooter, who personally coaches his son. Oğuzhan Tüzün works as a teacher following his graduation from the Sports Academy in physical education and sports.
He won the silver medal in the junior category at the 2002 ISSF World Shooting Championships in Lahti, Finland. Tüzün represented Turkey at the 2004 Summer Olympics without advancing to the final. He placed 4th at the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almeria, Spain. In 2009, he won the bronze medal at the World Shotgun Championships held in Maribor, Slovenia.
Tüzün became gold medalist at the 2010 ISSF World Cup Final held in Izmir, Turkey and repeated his success at the 2011 ISSF World Cup in Concepción, Chile. This result brought him the qualification to the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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