Turkish Volleyball Federation

The Turkish Volleyball Federation (TVF) (in Turkish: Türkiye Voleybol Federasyonu) is the governing body of volleyball and beach volleyball in Turkey. Formed in 1958, it is based in Ankara. The TVF is a member of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV). Federation's president is Mehmet Akif Ustundag since November 21, 2016.[1]

Turkish Volleyball Federation
Turkiyevoley.png
SportVolleyball pictogram.svg Volleyball
Volleyball (beach) pictogram.svg Beach volleyball
JurisdictionTurkey
AbbreviationTVF
Founded1958 (1958)
AffiliationFIVB
Regional affiliation
HeadquartersAnkara
Location Turkey
PresidentMehmet Akif Ustundag (2016-present)
Official website
www.voleybol.org.tr
Turkey

VolleyballEdit

CompetitionsEdit

NationalEdit

The federation organizes three volleyball leagues and one Turkey cup for men's and women's teams each.

Men’s leagues
  • Acıbadem Men's Volleyball League (12 teams)
  • Men's Volleyball Second League (24 teams in two groups)
  • Men's Volleyball Third League (36 teams in four groups)
  • Junior Men's Volleyball League
Men’s cups
Women’s leagues
  • Acıbadem Women's Volleyball League (12 teams)
  • Women's Volleyball Second League (24 teams in two groups)
  • Women's Volleyball Third League (36 teams in four groups)
  • Junior Women's Volleyball League
Women’s cups

InternationalEdit

Turkish clubs and national teams participate after qualification at the Olympics, Mediterranean Games, Balkan Games as well as world and European events of following competitions:

Men's
National teams
Men's
  (2012)
  (2008, 2010)
Men's Junior
Boys' Youth
Clubs
  (1979-80 Eczacıbaşı)
  (2013-14 Halkbank)
  (2012-13 Halkbank)
  (2008-09 Arkas, 2013-14 Fenerbahçe Grundig)
  (1996-97 Netaş, 2010-11 Arkas)
Women's
National teams
Women's
  (2012)
  (2003),
  (2011)
  (2009, 2011)
  (2010)
Women's Junior
  (2012)
  (2008)
Girls' Youth
  (2011)
  (2007)
  (2011)
  (2013)
  (2009)
  (2007, 2011)
Clubs
  (2010 Fenerbahçe, 2013 Vakıfbank, 2015 Eczacıbaşı)
  (2011 Vakıfbank)
  (2012 Fenerbahçe)
  (2010-11 Vakıfbank, 2011-12 Fenerbahçe, 2012-13 Vakıfbank, 2014-15 Eczacıbaşı)
  (1979-80 Eczacıbaşı, 1997-98 Vakıfbank, 1998-99 Vakıfbank, 2009-10 Fenerbahçe, 2013-14 Vakıfbank)
  (1999-20 Eczacıbaşı, 2010-11 Fenerbahçe, 2014-15 Vakıfbank)
  (1998-99 Eczacıbaşı, 2003-04 Vakıfbank, 2013-14 Fenerbahçe)
  (2011-12 Galatasaray, 2012-13 Fenerbahçe, 2015-16 Galatasaray)
  (2007-08 Vakıfbank, 2014-15 Bursa BBSK)
  (1992-93 Eczacıbaşı, 1995-96 Emlakbank, 2013-2014 Beşiktaş, 2015-16 Trabzon İdmanocağı)
  • Değer Eraybar Tournament:* Top Volley Tournament

National teamsEdit

The federation forms the men's and women's national teams, which take part at international events.

Beach volleyballEdit

CompetitionsEdit

  • Men's Beach Volleyball League (8 teams)
  • Women's Beach Volleyball League (5 teams)

FacilitiesEdit

The federation owns volleyball venues TVF 50th Anniversary Sport Hall and TVF Burhan Felek Sport Hall in Üsküdar, Istanbul and Başkent Volleyball Hall in Yenimahalle, Ankara.[2]

In 2009, it established TVF Fine Arts and Sports High School (Turkish: TVF Güzel Sanatlar ve Spor Lisesi) in Ankara, dedicated to raise talented youth to sportspeople particularly in volleyball.[3][4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Voleybolda 2012 Nasıl Geçti?" (in Turkish). Voleybolum. Archived from the original on 2013-04-16. Retrieved 2013-03-17.
  2. ^ "Başkent Voleybol Salonu açıldı". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2010-02-09. Retrieved 2013-03-16.
  3. ^ "Misyonumuz" (in Turkish). TVF Spor Lisesi. Retrieved 2013-03-16.
  4. ^ "TVF Spor Lisesi açıldı". Volleybolun Sesi (in Turkish). 2010-09-23. Retrieved 2013-03-16.
  5. ^ "O lise sadece voleybolcu yetiştirmek istiyor". Hürriyet Gündem (in Turkish). 2011-08-24. Retrieved 2013-03-16.

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