Turkey at the 1928 Summer Olympics

Turkey competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Turkey at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Ottoman Empire.svg
IOC codeTUR
NOCTurkish National Olympic Committee
Websiteolimpiyat.org.tr (in English and Turkish)
in Amsterdam
Competitors31 in 6 sports
OfficialsSelim Sırrı Tarcan
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

31 competitors participated at six sports branches of athletics, cycling, fencing, football, weightlifting and wrestling.[1]

In the Amsterdam Olympics, Turkey received fourth place for the first time ever. Tayyar Yalaz was the Turkish Olympian, whose name was listed in the official table of honor, which lists six best contestants in each event. He wrestled in the 67 kg division of Greco-Roman style to come in fourth.[2]

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 m flat

  • Mehmet Ali Aybar - Preliminary contest (1st round) 5th series, eliminated
  • Semih Turkdogan - Preliminary contest (1st round) 6th series, eliminated
  • Sinasi Sahingiray - Preliminary contest (1st round) 10th series, eliminated
  • Enis H. - Preliminary contest (1st round) 16th series, eliminated

Men's 800 m flat

Men's 1500 m flat

Men's Running high jump

Men's 400 m relay

CyclingEdit

Track races

1 km against time

1 km scratch

  • Cavit Cav - Requalifying races 4th series, eliminated

4 km pursuit race

FencingEdit

Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

FootballEdit

 
Turkey National Football Team squad on 28 May 1928.
 
Coin toss between Turkey and Egypt captains on 28 May 1928.

The soccer team was beaten 7-1 by Egypt on May 28, 1928. Alaeddin scored Turkey's only goal. For Egypt, Moktar El-Tetch scored 3, Gamil El-Zobair scored one, Mohamed Houda scored 2, and Ali Reyadh scored one.

Team: Muhlis S., Ulvi Z., Burhan I., Şükrü H., Osman S., Alaeddin E., Nafız O., Latif Y., Cevad R., Mehmet S., Kemal F., Kadri D., Nihat A., Sabih M., Bedri H., Bekir R., Zeki R., İsmet S., Feyzi R., Şevki M.

WeightliftingEdit

Featherweight

WrestlingEdit

Men's Greco-Roman style

Bantamweight (- 58 kg)

  • Burhan Conker - 2nd round, eliminated

Featherweight (58 – 62 kg)

  • Saim Arikan - 4th round, eliminated

Lightweight (62 - 67.5 kg)

Middleweight (67.5 – 75 kg)

Light heavyweight (75 - 82.5 kg)

  • Şefik Ahmet Yigner - 2nd round, eliminated

Heavyweight (+ 82.5 kg)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Turkey at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
  2. ^ Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey

External linksEdit