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Turkey women's national basketball team

The Turkish women's national basketball team, is the basketball side that represents Turkey in international competitions for women.

 Turkey
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FIBA ranking7 Steady
Joined FIBA1936
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationTurkish Basketball Federation
CoachEkrem Memnun
Nickname(s)Potanın Perileri
(Fairies of the Basket)
Olympic Games
Appearances2
Women's World Cup
Appearances2
EuroBasket
Appearances7
Medals
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


Contents

Competitive recordEdit

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.[1]


Turkey women's national basketball team - 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club
G 0 Yalçın, Asena 27 – (1991-04-04)4 April 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Mersin BSB  
G 3 Cora, Ayşe 25 – (1993-03-03)3 March 1993 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Fenerbahçe  
G 4 Çakır Turgut, Olcay 25 – (1993-07-13)13 July 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi  
F 7 Köksal, Cansu 24 – (1994-04-28)28 April 1994 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Galatasaray  
F 9 Çağlar, Bahar 29 – (1988-09-28)28 September 1988 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi  
G 10 Alben, Işıl (C) 32 – (1986-02-11)11 February 1986 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Galatasaray  
F 12 Canıtez, Tuğçe 27 – (1990-11-10)10 November 1990 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Fenerbahçe  
C 13 Hollingsworth, Quanitra 29 – (1988-11-15)15 November 1988 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi  
F 15 Şenyürek, Tilbe 23 – (1995-04-26)26 April 1995 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Fenerbahçe  
G 23 Aydın, Merve 24 – (1994-03-10)10 March 1994 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Hatay BSB  
F 28 Güner, İlayda 18 – (1999-11-05)5 November 1999 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) İstanbul Üniversitesi  
C 33 Ural Topuz, Esra 27 – (1991-08-18)18 August 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Fenerbahçe  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 22 September 2018

Past RostersEdit

 
Turkey (red kit) vs. Czech Republic at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
 
Turkey (white kit) vs. Serbia at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.

2005 EuroBasket: finished 8th among 12 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Birsel Vardarlı, Müjde Yüksel, Nilay Yiğit, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Esmeral Tunçluer, Aylin Yıldızoğlu, Nevriye Yılmaz, Serap Yücesir, Yasemin Horasan, Arzu Bildirir, Korel Engin, (Coach: Cem Akdağ)

2007 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Gülşah Akkaya, Birsel Vardarlı, Nilay Yiğit, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Didem Sarıca, Yasemin Horasan, Bahar Çağlar, Korel Engin, (Coach: Cem Akdağ)

2009 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Yasemen Saylar, Birsel Vardarlı, Nilay Yiğit, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Gülşah Gümüşay, Sariye Gökçe, Melek Bilge, Naile İvegin, Yasemin Horasan, Nevin Nevlin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2011 EuroBasket: finished 2nd among 16 teams

Nilay Yiğit, Birsel Vardarlı, Işıl Alben, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Seda Erdoğan, Gülşah Akkaya, Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Bahar Çağlar, Yasemin Horasan, Naile Ivegin, Nevriye Yılmaz, Nevin Nevlin, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2013 EuroBasket: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Tuğba Palazoğlu, Tuğçe Canıtez, Ayşegül Günay, Birsel Vardarlı, Yasemin Begüm Dalgalar, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Naile Çırak, Quanitra Hollingsworth, Şaziye İvegin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2014 FIBA World Championship for Women: finished 4th among 16 teams

Tuğba Palazoğlu, Tuğçe Canıtez, Cansu Köksal, Birsel Vardarlı, Yasemin Begüm Dalgalar, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, LaToya Pringle, Tilbe Şenyürek, Şaziye İvegin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2015 EuroBasket : finished 5th among 20 teams

Pınar Demirok, Tuğçe Canıtez, Cansu Köksal, Birsel Vardarlı, Olcay Çakır, Bahar Çağlar, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Lara Sanders, Ayşe Cora, Tilbe Şenyürek, Şaziye İvegin, (Coach: Sevgi Karasu)

2017 EuroBasket : finished 5th among 16 teams

Pelin Bilgiç, Ayşe Cora, Olcay Çakır, Birsel Vardarlı, Bahar Çağlar, Işıl Alben, Tuğçe Canıtez, Quanitra Hollingsworth, Şaziye İvegin, Tilbe Şenyürek, Cansu Köksal, Esra Ural, (Coach: Ekrem Memnun)

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