Olcay Çakır

Olcay Çakır Turgut (born 13 July 1993) is a Turkish basketball player for Fenerbahçe where she played for since 2005 in youth level.

Olcay Çakır Turgut
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No. 4 – Fenerbahçe
PositionPoint guard
LeagueTurkish Super League
EuroLeague Women
Personal information
Born (1993-07-13) 13 July 1993 (age 28)
Konak, İzmir, Turkey
NationalityTurkish
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight132 lb (60 kg)
Career information
WNBA draft2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the New York Liberty
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010-2016Fenerbahçe
2016-2018Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi
2018-2019Botaş
2019-presentFenerbahçe
Career highlights and awards
Çakır with Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi in 2018

Çakır was selected 27th overall in the 2013 WNBA Draft's Round 3 by the New York Liberty. She is so the first ever woman basketball player from Turkey to be drafted by the WNBA. The only Turkish basketball player who played in the WNBA is Nevriye Yılmaz.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olcay Çakır, New York Liberty tarafından draft edildi". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 16 April 2013. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  2. ^ "All Tournament Team Best Plays". U20 European Championship Women Hungary 2012. 28 August 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  3. ^ "U20 European Championship Women-Turkey Roster". 2012 FIBA Europe. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  4. ^ "U20 European Championship Women-Turkey Roster". 2013 FIBA Europe. 14 July 2013. Archived from the original on 17 December 2013. Retrieved 1 August 2013.

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