17-year old Gunes competed in the 50 meter and 200 meter breaststroke categories on Saturday, in which she respectively finished fifth with a time of 31.39 seconds and first with 2 minutes and 22.87 seconds. Güneş had obtained the bronze medal in the 100 meter breaststroke category in the first day of the competition.

Ahmet Bozdogan, chairman of the Swimming Federation of Turkey, told an Anadolu Agency reporter that the competition was important as it acted as a rehearsal for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Minister of Youth and Sports Akif Cagatay Kilic congratulated Gunes for her success.

Source: Daily Sabah