Mikail Ali Çetiner was born in 1979 in Austria. He is the third child of a family Turkmen descent, whose ancestors already 180 years ago in the district Kaman (old name: Turkmenendorf), which is connected to the city Kırşehir, immigrated. After his completion of primary school and secondary school in the Austrian town of Baden he completed his engineering degree. His foot in the world of sports he continued in 1983 with 4 years and started through the promotion and support of his family with the training of Korean martial arts such as Taekwondo and Hapkido. His agility, endurance and his stamina at the age of 4 years were already harbingers that he would be even a successful athlete.