Turkey women's national basketball team

The Turkey women's national basketball team is the women's basketball side that represents Turkey in international competitions. The Turkish team has won one bronze and one silver medal in EuroBasket tournaments.[2][3]

Turkey
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FIBA ranking9 Increase 1 (6 December 2021)[1]
Joined FIBA1936
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationTurkish Basketball Federation
CoachCeyhun Yıldızoğlu
Nickname(s)Potanın Perileri
(Fairies of the Basket)
Olympic Games
Appearances2
World Cup
Appearances2
EuroBasket
Appearances9
Medals
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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

Competitive recordEdit

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the EuroBasket Women 2023 Qualifiers.[4][5]

Turkey women's national basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 1 Pelin Bilgiç 27 – (1994-07-15)15 July 1994 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Galatasaray  
G 2 Sevgi Uzun 24 – (1997-11-25)25 November 1997 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Ormanspor  
F 3 Manolya Kurtulmuş 23 – (1998-01-01)1 January 1998 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Fenerbahçe  
G 4 Olcay Çakır Turgut 28 – (1993-07-13)13 July 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Fenerbahçe  
F 5 Melis Gülcan 25 – (1996-05-28)28 May 1996 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) Galatasaray  
G 6 Gökşen Fitik 20 – (2001-08-11)11 August 2001 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Ormanspor  
F 9 Bahar Çağlar Ökten 33 – (1988-09-28)28 September 1988 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Hatayspor  
F 12 Tuğçe Canıtez 31 – (1990-11-10)10 November 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Fenerbahçe  
G 23 Merve Aydin 27 – (1994-03-10)10 March 1994 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) Galatasaray  
G 25 Alperi Onar 25 – (1996-01-02)2 January 1996 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) Fenerbahçe  
C 33 Esra Ural Topuz 30 – (1991-08-18)18 August 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Çukurova Basketbol  
C 41 Kiah Stokes 28 – (1993-03-30)30 March 1993 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Fenerbahçe  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Olcay Orak
  •   Erman Okerman
  •   Ömer Buharalı
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 30 December 2021

Roster

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)

2019 EuroBasket : finished 14th among 16 teams

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 6 December 2021. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Women Basketball European Championships Archive".
  3. ^ "Women Basketball European Championships Qualifications Archive".
  4. ^ "A Kadın Milli Takımımızın 12 Kişilik Kadrosu Belli Oldu". tbf.org.tr (in Turkish). 10 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Team Roster Turkey". fiba.basketball. 10 November 2021.

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