Nur Tatar

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Nur Tatar
Personal information
Nationality Turkey
Ethnicity Turkish
Born (1992-08-16) August 16, 1992 (age 22)
Van, Turkey
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) (2012)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb) (2012)
Sport
Country Turkey
Sport Taekwondo
Event(s) Welterweight (67 kg)
Club Ankara İller Bankası
Coached by Cüneyt Gülçek

Nur Tatar (born August 16, 1992 in Van, Turkey) is a Turkish female taekwondo practitioner competing in the feather, light and welterweight divisions.[1] She was a member of the TSE Sports Club in Ankara before she transferred to Ankara İller Bankası. She is coached by Cüneyt Gülçek.[2][3]

Nur Tatar won her first medal at the age of 15. She became twice European junior champion, and reached to gold medals in A-class tournaments in Europe.[2] She won the silver medal at the 2010 European Taekwondo Championships held in Saint Petersburg, Russia.[4]

She qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics[5] where she won the silver medal at 67 kg.[6] At the 2013 Mediterranean Games in Mersin, Turkey she became gold medalist.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tatar, Nur". Taekwondo Data. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Nur Tatar". Herbalife Sports. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  3. ^ Güli Adnan (2009-11-13). "Vali Karaloğlu, Nur Tatar'ı altınla ödüllendirdi". Yeni Şafak (in Turkish). Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  4. ^ "European Taekwondo Union". 
  5. ^ "Türk Sporcular 2012 Londra Olimpiyatklarında-Tekvando-Nur Tatar" (in Turkish). GSB. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  6. ^ "Women's -67kg - Olympic Taekwondo". London2012.com. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  7. ^ "Nur Tatar'dan altın madalya". CNN Türk (in Turkish). 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-23.