Enka SK

Enkaspor (Turkish: Enka Spor Kulübü) is a multi-sports club established in 1983 in Istanbul, Turkey by the Turkish construction conglomerate Enka Construction Co..

Enka Spor
Full nameEnka Spor Kulübü
Founded1983
GroundSadi Gülçelik Sport Complex, Sarıyer, Istanbul
OwnerEnka Foundation
PresidentAlparslan Tansuğ
WebsiteClub website

Enkaspor's main activities are in athletics, water polo, tennis and swimming with 353 women and 467 men in active sport as of December 2010.[1]

FacilitiesEdit

Sports facilities of the club are situated within the Sadi Gülçelik Sport Complex stretching over 120,000 m2 (12 ha) land located in İstinye neighborhood of Sarıyer district in Istanbul. There are

  • one athletics field with six tartan tracks,
  • one multi-purpose arena consisting of
    • three basketball, volleyball or handball halls,
    • one olympic-size swimming pool, which can be covered in the winter time,
    • a semi-olympic size covered swimming pool,
    • a covered 12-lane swimming and water polo pool,
    • 12 tennis courts: six training courts of which four can be covered, two open and three covered tenis courts.[1]

AthleticsEdit

SportspeopleEdit

Enkaspor played a leading role in bringing talented foreign athletes into Turkey. Elvan Abeylegesse, Anzhela Atroshchenko, Sviatlana Sudak and Alemitu Bekele are sportspeople, who were gained to compete successfully at international events for Turkey.[1]

Many members of Enkaspor are holder of Turkish national records in their branch.[1]

Team achievementsEdit

2010
  • Senior men Turkey champion
  • Senior women Turkey champion
  • Junior men Turkey runner-up
  • Junior women Turkey runner-up[2]

Notable sportspeopleEdit

Swimming
Tennis
Track and field
Wrestling

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Enkaspor" (in Turkish). Official website of Enkaspor. Retrieved 2010-05-15.
  2. ^ "Branşlar > Atletizm-2010 sezonunda" (in Turkish). Enka Spor Kuübü. Archived from the original on 2010-07-26. Retrieved 2011-09-04.