Rıza Maksut İşman
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- 1935 - Ranked first in National Championship at 5000m in 16:51.4 and at 10000m in 35:15.1. 
- 1938 - Ran 1500m in Taksim in 4:11.2 which remained the Turkish record till 1948. (see interview in Hürriyet below)
- 1939 - Ranked first in National Championship at 5000m in 16:08.3.
- 1940 - Participated 11th Balkan Games in Istanbul, where athletes from Turkey, Greece and Yugoslavia have competed. He won the 800m in 2:01.2.
- 1948 - He has competed for the Turkish team in 800m (2:01.1 ), 1500m and 4 x 400m relay in the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London. His teammate Ruhi Sarıalp won bronze medal in triple jump . The 4 x 400m team consisted of Seydi Dinçtürk, Rıza Maksut İşman, Doğan Acarbay and Kemal Horolu, finishing in 3:35.0.
- 1960 - Served the Turkish team as massage therapist in 1960 Summer Olympics held in Rome. 
- 1964 - He was in Turkish team in the 1964 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo. (needs a reference)
- 1975 - He competed in 200m, 800m, 3000m finals in age group 60-64 in the First World Masters Track and Field Championships held in Toronto, Canada. In 800m with a time of 2:23.9 he placed first and broke the masters Canadian Open Record. In 3000m he finished second with a time of 10:51.8 behind William G. Andberg who broke the masters world record with a time of 10:46.9. He placed fifth in 200m with a time of 28.2. 
- Galatasaray Athletics - cites Riza Maksut Isman (in Turkish)
- 11th Balkan Games - Results of the 1940 Balkan Games (PDF file)
- Balkan Games/Championships - Riza Maksut listed under 800 m
- 1948 London Olympics - review of Turkish athlete results
- Olimpiyatlarda Turkler
- Sporla genç kalanlar - Interview with Riza Maksut published in Hürriyet newspaper
- İşman'ı kaybettik - obituary
- Süper Dede için gözyaşı - obituary
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