Welcome to our selection of last week’s news around Fethiye and Türkiye.
Collected from various news sources.
Giant tornado in Datça
Citizens of Mugla’s Datsa district were shocked by a huge cyclone that hit the sea on Sunday.
Sound artist Baris Özkan of Data in Kizlan district captured the tornado that started off the coast of Data at midday before the forecast rain.
The tornado that formed over the ocean dragged seawater into the air and lasted for about 15 minutes before disappearing over land.
Describing the moment of the tornado, Baris Özcan said, “There was a tornado half an hour ago off the coast of Datsa. It was a huge tornado. It came to Usklar. I saw it pull everything up from the sea for 15-20 minutes and I took a video of it.
Record number of flights from Babadag in 2022
The world-renowned paragliding center at Babadag will handle a record 190,388 flights in 2022, surpassing 166,813 in 2019.
The implementation of Babadağ Telerferik played a key role in this achievement, in which tandem and single flights, the International Ölüdeniz Air Games Festival and the Word Acro Cup were held for the first time this year.
Fethiye Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Usman Çıralı said, “The tourist season has gone well. The paragliding season is at its peak. There are still 2 months to go before the end of the year and we expect this number to exceed 200 thousand.
Aquamasters Marmaris-Göcek (Turquoise Swim Series – 3rd Event)
The 17th International Arena Aquamasters Swimming Championship Marmaris-Göcek stage was held in Marmaris from November 4-6.
“Aquamasters” is a series of open water swimming championships that have been held every year since 2015 in three different races at the most popular swimming spots on the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts of Turkey.
Over 1000 athletes between the ages of 9 and 80 competed in the competition which included Open Water Swimming Championship, Light Journey Swimming Event, 2K Open Water Swimming Championship, 4 X 500m Relay Races and AQUAKIDS Children’s Swimming Event. The last day of the championship was the Göcek 5K Open Water Swimming Championship.
Turkish Airlines Wins Sustainability Award for Earth-Friendly Fuel
Turkish Airlines received the Airline Sustainability Innovation of the Year Award from the Center for Aviation (CAPA) for its innovative efforts towards sustainability.
According to a statement from the national flag carrier on Friday, the airline was honored for developing the Microalgae-Based Sustainable Bio-Jet Fuel Project (Micro-Jet), in which it collaborated with scientists to develop the world’s first carbon-negative sustainable. Aviation Fuel (SAF).
The Micro-Jet project, organized with Istanbul’s prestigious Boğaziçi University, aims to produce biofuels from microalgae using hydro-processed fatty acids and hydrothermal liquefaction methods.
Turkish Airlines Chief Investment and Technology Officer Levent Konukku said: “As an airline that flies to more countries than any other airline in the world, we value sustainable aviation fuel as a key component of our sustainability strategy to reduce aviation’s environmental impact. .”
Konukku said the company is committed to continuing to invest in and support sustainable aviation fuels and focus on a global future.
Source: Anadolu Agency
1915 Kanakkale Bridge is recognized for its construction method
The 1915 Kanakkale Bridge and Malkara-Kanakkala Highway were selected as the most successful project in the “Construction Methodology” category by the International Road Federation (IRF).
The IRF announced this during the Global Roads Achievement Awards at the “Roads Tomorrow Conference” held between October 31 and November 3 in Washington, DC, citing innovative practices and engineering solutions implemented during four years of record completion.
In 2021, the International Road Federation named the 1915 Kanakkale Bridge and Motorway Project as the “Most Successful Financing Project of the Year” due to its multi-financing structure with multiple sources.
1915 Kanakkale Bridge has so far won 12 economic awards, 1 environmental award, 4 employment awards and 2 engineering awards.
Construction of the bridge began in March 2018 and is expected to be completed in early 2022 at a cost of $3.41 billion.
More here: https://www.trtworld.com/turkey/1915-canakkale-bridge-recognised-for-its-construction-methodology-62245
Thanks to Brian Lloyd for the sports update.
Turkish gymnast Adem Asil is the men’s rings world champion
Turkey’s athlete Adem Asil won the gold medal in the men’s rings event at the 2022 World Gymnastics Championships.
Asil won the top medal with 14,933 points on Saturday – day eight of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Liverpool.
China’s Jingyuan Zhu was second and United Kingdom’s Courtney Tulloch was third.
“I cannot explain my emotions. I am very happy because my first world medal is gold. This is Turkey’s second World Championship gold, so I am very happy,” the 23-year-old gymnast told the media.
Source: TRT World
Fethiyespor lost against Bucaspor 1928 on Saturday. The final score was 3-1
After 13 matches, Fethiyespor dropped to 12th place in the league table.
At home to Uskspor on Sunday 13 November. Kick-off is at 14:00. (Please note 14:00 kick-off time for all games from this weekend.)
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Turkish lira (TL) exchange rates
British pound bought 21.11 TL by close of business on Friday. Selling until the week before 21.58 TL.
US dollar bought 18.55 TL by close of business on Friday. Selling until the week before 18.58 TL.
Euro bought 18.53 TL by close of business on Friday. Selling until the week before 18.51 TL.
Here’s your weather forecast for the coming week.
Source: Living Earth
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