President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke by phone with Mete Gazoz to congratulate him on winning Türkiye's first-ever gold medal in archery at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
President Erdoğan contacted the national archer through Minister of Youth and Sports Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, who is now in Tokyo, Japan's capital, observing the 32nd Summer Olympic Games.
President Erdoğan congratulated Mete Gazoz, saying, “You pulled at our heartstrings. You brought history back to life. You've made history as an archer grandson of the Turkish nation. As I watched you unleash the final arrow, my eyes welled up. I congratulate you.”