|Search for Hamza Yerlikaya|
Date of Birth: June 3, 1976
Current Residence: Istanbul, Turkey
Sport: Greco-Roman Wrestling
Event: 185 pounds (84 kg) or 211 pounds (96 kg)
Club: Bueyueksehir Belediyesi, Istanbul
Coaches: Hakki Basar, Salih Bora
Previous Olympics: 2000 - 1st; 1996 - 1st.
World Championships: 2003 - 7th; 2002 - 6th; 2001 - 9th; 1999 - 21st; 1998 - 5th; 1997 - 2nd; 1995 - 1st; 1994 - 12th; 1993 - 1st.
Other career highlights: Six-time European champion. Remarkably, became a world champion at age 17 (1993) _ the youngest ever _ before he won his first world juniors championship in 1994. Has not finished above sixth in three World Championships since winning his second Olympics at age 24 in 2000.
|Results: Hamza Yerlikaya|
|Gold||Men's Greco-Roman 84kg||Sydney 2000|
|4||Men's Greco-Roman 84kg||Athens 2004|