Gülcan Mıngır

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Gülcan Mıngır
Gülcan Mingir Ostrava 2011.jpg
Personal information
Nationality  Turkey
Born (1989-05-21) May 21, 1989 (age 25)
Döğer, İhsaniye, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
Sport Middle-distance
Club Üsküdar Belediyespor
Coached by İhsan Alptekin
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

Gülcan Mıngır (pronounced [ˈɟyldʒan ˈmɯnɡɯɾ]; born May 21, 1989 in Döğer, İhsaniye, Afyonkarahisar Province, Turkey) is a Turkish female middle distance runner specialized in 3000 m steeplechase. She was a member of Fenerbahçe Athletics Club before she transferred to Üsküdar Belediyespor. She is coached by İhsan Alptekin. Mıngır is 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) tall and weighs 53 kg (117 lb).[1][2][3]

Currently, Gülcan Mıngır is a student of physical education and sports at Dumlupınar University in Kütahya.[4]

She is the gold medalist of the 3000 m steeplechase event at the 2011 European Athletics U23 Championships held in Ostrava, Czech Republic.[5]

Gülcan Mıngır qualified to participate at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1]

At the 2013 Mediterranean Games held in Mersin, Turkey, she won the bronze medal in the 3000 m st event.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Turkey
2011 European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 1st 3000 m steeplechase 9:47.83
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 26 (heats) 3000 m steeplechase 10:04.83
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st 3000 m steeplechase 9:32.96
2013 Mediterranean Games Mersin, Turkey 3rd 3000 m steeplechase
Universiade Kazan, Russia 3rd 3000 m steeplechase 9:45.88

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Türk Sporcular 2012 Londra Olimpiyatlarında-Atletizm-Gülcan Mıngır" (in Turkish). GSB. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  2. ^ "İlçemizin Gururu Şampiyon Atletimiz Gülcan Mıngır, Valilikte…" (in Turkish). İhsaniye. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  3. ^ "Gülcan Mıngır Fener'e duacı". Fanatik (in Turkish). 2011-06-28. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  4. ^ "Kütahya'da Milli Atletlerden Rektör'e Ziyaret". Son Dakika (in Turkish). 2011-08-12. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  5. ^ "Gülcan Avrupa Şampiyonu oldu". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 

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