Turkey started strongly at the World University Wrestling Championships in Goiania in Brazil with a trio of gold medals in men's freestyle events.
They triumphed in the under-74 kilograms, under-86kg and under-92kg divisions at the Rio Vermelho Gymnasium in the Brazilian city.
Muhammet Akdenis won at the lower weight category with Osman Gocen coming out on top at under-86kg.
Mustafa Sessiz ensured his part of the hat-trick by winning at under-92kg.
Japan also enjoyed a good day with two gold medals of their own.
Hudai Fujita won gold at under-57kg, defeating Canada's Samuel Jagas in the final.
Key Yonezawa then denied Turkey another gold as he beat Selim Kozan in the under-65kg title bout.
Action is due to continue in Brazil tomorrow.