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Turkey at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Turkey competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 48 competitors, 46 men and 2 women, took part in 26 events in 7 sports.[1] Turkey won its first-ever Olympic medals at these Games.

Turkey at the
1936 Summer Olympics
Flag of the Ottoman Empire.svg
IOC codeTUR
NOCTurkish National Olympic Committee
Websiteolimpiyat.org.tr (in English) (in Turkish)
in Berlin
Competitors48 in 7 sports
Flag bearerNuri Boytorun
Medals
Ranked 19th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Yaşar Erkan Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Featherweight
  Bronze Ahmet Kireççi Wrestling Men's Freestyle Middleweight

BasketballEdit

First Round

7 August 1936
16:00
Report, p. 1078
  Chile 30,   Turkey 16
Scoring by half: 15–5, 15–11
Tennis Courts, Court 2
Referees: E. Ghirimoldi (Italy), Ch. Perschon (Germany), W. Balzereit (Germany)

First Consolation Round

8 August 1936
17:00
Report, p. 1079
  Egypt 33,   Turkey 23
Scoring by half: 19–14, 14–9
Tennis Courts, Court 1
Referees: M. Creux (France), J, Christensen (Germany), H. Kalshaus (Germany)

CyclingEdit

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

FootballEdit

Round of 16
Turkey  0–4  Norway
Report Martinsen   30'70'
Brustad   53'
Kvammen   80'
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Giuseppe Scarpi (Italy)

SailingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Turkey at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 June 2010.

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