Ümmü Kiraz

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Ümmü Kiraz
Ümmü Kiraz.jpg
Ümmü Kiraz in the 2012 Summer Olympics marathon
Personal information
Nationality  Turkey
Born (1982-09-27) September 27, 1982 (age 32)
Acıpayam, Denizli Province, Turkey
Height 163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport
Sport Long-distance
Club Kasımpaşaspor, Istanbul
Coached by Öznur Hatipoğlu

Ümmü Kiraz (born September 27, 1982 in Acıpayam, Denizli Province, Turkey) is a Turkish female long-distance runner, who specializes in the marathon. She was a member of Denizli Belediyespor before she transferred to Kasımpaşaspor in Istanbul, where Kiraz is coached by Öznur Hatipoğlu.[1] The 163 cm (5 ft 4 in) tall athlete at 48 kg (106 lb) is a student of physical education and sports at the Pamukkale University's vocational college.[2]

At the 2012 Adana Half Marathon, Kiraz came second behind Bahar Doğan.[3] She finished the 2012 Tarsus Half Marathon in third place.[4]

Ümmü Kiraz qualified for participation in the marathon event at the 2012 Olympics in London, where she finished in 89th place.[2][5]

In half marathon event of 2013 Mediterranean Games in Mersin, she finished at the third place (1:16:51) [6]

Personal bests[edit]

According to All-Athletics and IAAF records, her best times as of March 2014 are:[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Denizlili milli atletin büyük başarısı". 24 Dakika (in Turkish). Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  2. ^ a b "Sporcular/Atletizm-Ümmü Kiraz" (in Turkish). Gençlik ve Spor Bakanlığı-Türk Sporcular 2012 Londra Olimpiyatlarında. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  3. ^ "Adana'da Yağmura Rağmen Maraton Büyük İlgi Gördü". Spor Haberler (in Turkish). 2012-01-08. Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  4. ^ "Etiyopya damgası". Milli Gazete (in Tuekish). 2012-03-26. Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  5. ^ http://www.olympic.org/olympic-results/london-2012/athletics/marathon-w
  6. ^ Official result of Mediterranean Games
  7. ^ "Profile of Ümmü Kiraz". All-Athletics. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  8. ^ http://www.iaaf.org/athletes/turkey/ummu-kiraz-241613