TV CAREER
 
Derya has been very familiar with the spotlight and cameras since very early age, for his continuous success. He has been always on news and tv programs. There are two well known TV competition programs that he participated in. The first one is "Dancing With The Stars" in which he placed in fifth place. The second one is "Survivor", in which he had to stay in an island for three months and try to survive with limited food and rivals. He proved that he can do well in outside of the pool competitions, and won the competition to add a different type of championship and victory to his successful career.


 
 
CHILDHOOD 
 
Derya's childhood was pretty ordinary, except the part when he started the sport of swimming. When he was at the age of five, he usually went to his grandparents during the summer... more
 
EARLY YEARS 
 
Derya's career started with a bang when he broke many record when he was nine years old. He first joined the Turkish National Team at... more
 
GOING TO USA 
 
He and his family did their best to keep improving but it was getting harder since he was ahead of everyone else in swimming, including... more
 
         
EDUCATION 
 
Derya took his education very seriously. He took the hard way and also excelled in his education. Below are his education highlights... more
 
 
PROFESSIONAL CAREER 
 
Derya's career highlights:
First swimmer ever to make it to 6 Olympic Games individually
World Cup Championships- 3 Gold Medals... more
 
 
TV CAREER 
 
Derya has been very familiar with the spotlight and cameras since very early age, for his continuous success. He has been always on news and tv programs...more
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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