Neslihan Yiğit (born February 26, 1994) is a Turkish badminton player. The 178 cm (5.84 ft) tall athlete plays right-handed and is coached by Çağatay Taşdemir at Egospor club of Ankara Metropolitan Municipality.
|Born||26 February 1994|
|Height||1.78 m (5.8 ft)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|Women's singles & doubles|
|Highest ranking||34 (WS 1 October 2019)|
28 (WD 20 August 2015)
|Current ranking||38 (WS 24 December 2019)|
Neslihan Yiğit became silver medalist in singles and doubles at the U17 European Championship held 2009 in Medvode, Slovenia. At the 2011 Spanish Junior International, she reached to semi finals in singles, won the girls' doubles title, and became the runner-up in the mixed doubles.
She competed at various international tournaments in singles and doubles with her partner Özge Bayrak, and won titles in the years 2011-2012. The latest success enabled her to rise up to the 28th place in the women's doubles world ranking list as of 20 August 2015 with Özge Bayrak. In the singles event, she reached a career high of world number 34th in the world list in 1 October 2019. Yiğit ranked 7th in the World Juniors list.
She won the gold medal in the singles event and the bronze medal with the national team at the 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games held in Palembang, Indonesia. In June 2013, she won double gold medals in the women's singles and doubles event at the Mersin Mediterranean Games.
|2015||Baku Sports Hall, Baku, Azerbaijan||Özge Bayrak|| Gabriela Stoeva
Islamic Solidarity GamesEdit
|2013||Dempo Sports Hall, Palembang, Indonesia||Lim Yin Fun||21–13, 21–19||Gold|
|2018||El Morell Pavilion, Tarragona, Spain||Beatriz Corrales||21–19, 23–21||Gold|
|2013||Mersin University Hall, Mersin, Turkey||Özge Bayrak||21–16, 21–13||Gold|
|2013||Mersin University Hall, Mersin, Turkey||Özge Bayrak|| Karin Maran
| Maja Tvrdy
| Émilie Lefel
European University GamesEdit
|2014||Rotterdam, Netherlands||Anastasia Chervyakova||21–9, 23–25, 21–19||Gold|
European University ChampionshipsEdit
|2015||Warsaw, Poland||Özge Bayrak||18–21, 21–19, 18–21||Silver|
|2015||Warsaw, Poland||Özge Bayrak|| Delphine Delrue
European Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2013||ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara, Turkey||Line Kjaersfeldt||14–21, 8–21||Bronze|
European U17 ChampionshipsEdit
|2009||Medvode, Slovenia||Carolina Marin||9–21, 3–21||Silver|
|2009||Medvode, Slovenia||Neslihan Kilic|| Celine Juel
BWF International Challenge/Series (25 titles, 27 runners-up)Edit
|2019||Turkey Open||Aliye Demirbağ||21–14, 22–20||Winner|
|2019||Hungarian International||Nguyễn Thùy Linh||21–16, 12–21, 21–18||Winner|
|2019||Belgian International||Line Christophersen||21–23, 21–12, 11–21||Runner-up|
|2019||Kharkiv International||Qi Xuefei||18–21, 21–19, 16–21||Runner-up|
|2019||Bulgarian Open||Mariya Mitsova||21–9, 21–14||Winner|
|2019||Lagos International||Özge Bayrak||21–16, 24–26, 21–13||Winner|
|2018||Hungarian International||Mariya Mitsova||21–14, 21–8||Winner|
|2018||Czech Open||Yvonne Li||17–21, 8–21||Runner-up|
|2018||Bulgarian Open||Özge Bayrak||21–19, 21–10||Winner|
|2017||Turkey International||Özge Bayrak||17–21, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2017||Hungarian International||Aliye Demirbag||21–11, 17–21, 21–18||Winner|
|2017||Czech Open||Kaho Funahashi||21–16, 14–21, 21–17||Winner|
|2017||Hellas Open||Mariya Mitsova||21–14, 17–21, 21–15||Winner|
|2017||Bulgarian Open||Luise Heim||21–17, 14–21, 21–17||Winner|
|2017||White Nights||Evgeniya Kosetskaya||8–21, 21–15, 20–22||Runner-up|
|2016||White Nights||Mako Urushizaki||21–16, 21–15||Winner|
|2016||Chile International||Özge Bayrak||18–21, 14–21||Runner-up|
|2016||Polish Open||Delphine Lansac||19–21, 11–21||Runner-up|
|2016||Brazil International||Chisato Hoshi||21–13, 21–15||Winner|
|2015||Peru International||Rong Schafer||17–21, 16–21||Runner-up|
|2015||Iran Fajr International||Linda Zechiri||19–21, 14–21||Runner-up|
|2014||Turkey International||Özge Bayrak||13–21, 21–14, 21–16||Winner|
|2014||Bangladesh International||Yap Rui Chen||21–18, 21–12||Winner|
|2013||Turkey International||Stefani Stoeva||21–14, 16–21, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2013||Iran Fajr International||Febby Angguni||21–15, 21–14||Winner|
|2012||Polish Open||Ai Goto||9–21, 21–12, 7–21||Runner-up|
|2012||Croatian International||Kana Ito||18–21, 15–21||Runner-up|
|2012||Iran Fajr International||Yu Wakita||21–16, 21–14||Winner|
|2011||Suriname International||Özge Bayrak||21–16, 23–21||Winner|
|2011||Bulgarian International||Linda Zechiri||18–21, 14–21||Runner-up|
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