Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) 2016 Junior Classic Bodybuilding Champion and 2017 TRNC Pro Fitness Champion, Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Health Sciences Faculty, Sports Sciences Department final year student Aykut Özakın came second in the 2017 World Beauty Fitness & Fashion Inc. (WBFF) Fall Championships obtaining the title “WBFF Pro”. In his office, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam hosted Aykut Özakın who proved his professionalism by gaining one of the most prestigious titles in the fitness world. The said visit took place at 11:00 on Monday, the 25th of December 2017.
Prof. Dr. Osam congratulated Özakın on his achievement stating that he will personally be supporting him whilst Aykut Özakın thanked Prof. Dr. Osam for the attention he received. Relaying his plan to study a Sports and Exercise Nutrition postgraduate degree after graduation Aykut Özakın aims to open his own studio where he plans to raise successful youth. Stating that his biggest motivation as a personal trainer is youth Aykut Özakın touched upon the importance of passing on success to younger generations. Noting that aside from his own training, he works with 3 students via the internet and 7 students one to one Aykut Özakın expressed that he will continue to represent EMU in the best way possible.