Mehmet Şahin, Metin Şimşek


The purpose of the study is to determine the currency of the sport in Afyonkarahisar with economic, social and cultural movements in recent years. What is the rate of the participation to amateur and professional sports? Is sports facility sufficient? Have the school sports become common? How it looks relation between branch and participation and the level of the success in clubs? The responses of these questions is important to identify what to do for the city people, who ask to catch output in the field of sport in Afyonkarahisar, spend their times with sports activities. It is needed to determine the place of Afyonkarahisar, which had a very significant role in Republic and before the Republic period, in Turkish Sports History and what to do in order to make it a better city. In last 25 years, it's discussed with the people who served as Afyonkarahisar Youth and Sport city manager, Afyonspor's old and new administers the athletes who are successful enough to play in national teams and the physical education teachers who are working in the city and the results have been noted. After the investigation, it is presented suggestions of solution and determinations by establishing the situation of sports in Afyonkarahisar.


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