Winners of the Turkish Leg Announced in Wings for Life World Run

Winners of the Turkish Leg Announced in Wings for Life World Run

Winners of the Turkish Leg Announced in Wings for Life World Run. The winners of the Wings for Life World Run, the world's largest running event that raises funds for spinal cord injury research, have been announced. In Turkey, Kumsal Pınargözü claimed victory in the women's category, while Yılmaz Tongül emerged victorious in the men's category, with a total of 6,033 participants.

Winners of the Turkish Leg Announced in Wings for Life World Run. The winners of the Wings for Life World Run, the world’s largest running event that raises funds for spinal cord injury research, have been announced. In Turkey, Kumsal Pınargözü claimed victory in the women’s category, while Yılmaz Tongül emerged victorious in the men’s category, with a total of 6,033 participants.

The Wings for Life World Run, aimed at supporting research into spinal cord injury treatment, concluded with the participation of thousands of individuals. In physical races held in Istanbul Kuruçeşme, Ankara, Isparta, Bursa, İzmir, and Mersin, Kumsal Pınargözü secured victory in the women’s category by covering a distance of 32.91 km. In the men’s category, Yılmaz Tongül claimed victory by covering a distance of 52.51 km. Halil Yaşin emerged as the winner in the men’s category of the physical race held in Istanbul, covering a distance of 48.90 km. The awards were presented to Kumsal Pınargözü and Halil Yaşin by Semra Çetinkaya, the President of the Turkish Spinal Cord Injury Association.

This year, Red Bull athletes also participated in the eagerly anticipated charity run alongside thousands of participants in Istanbul Kuruçeşme. In addition to Red Bull athletes Deniz Öncü, Can Öncü, Bahattin Sofuoğlu, Ali Türkkan, Kübra Dağlı, and Bora Altıntaş, Red Bull skateboarder Berke Dikişçioğlu ran for those who couldn’t participate in Izmir.

In addition to Red Bull athletes, actress and yoga instructor Merve Oflaz, rapper Heja, and YouTuber Burak Uzun also ran for charity alongside thousands of participants.

In addition to physical races, participation was also possible through the App Run application. Participants in the App Run were able to set their goals, determine their pace and the distance of the virtual chase car through the application, allowing them to manage their running distances and times themselves.