Turkey at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics

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Turkey at the
World Championships in Athletics

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Flag of Turkey
IAAF code TUR
National federation Türkiye Atletizm Federasyonu
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At the 2011 World Championships in Athletics
in Daegu
Competitors 20
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
2009
2013

Turkey competed at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics from August 27 to September 4 in Daegu, South Korea.

Team selection[edit]

An initial team of 23 athletes was announced to represent the country in the event. In the absence of the 2010 European Athletics Championships 10000m Elvan Abeylegesse, who is missing this summer due to maternity, the team is led by the current European 5000m champion Alemitu Bekele.[1] The final team on the entry list comprises the names of 21 athletes.[2]

The following athletes appeared on the preliminary Entry List,[2] but not on the Official Start List of the specific event,[3] resulting in a total number of 20 competitors:

KEY: Did not participate Competed in another event
Event Athlete
Women 4 x 400 metres relay Merve Aydın
Sema Aydemir-Apak

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Bekir Karayel Marathon 2:33:20 SB 47
Abdurrahim Çelik 20 kilometres walk 1:25:39 28
Ercüment Olgundeniz Discus throw 60.86 25 Did not advance
Eşref Apak Hammer throw 73.38 18 Did not advance
Fatih Eryıldırım Hammer throw 69.37 28 Did not advance
Fatih Avan Javelin throw 81.94 5 83.34 5

Women[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminaries Heats Semifinals Final
Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank Time
Width
Height
Rank
Pınar Saka 400 metres 53.59 25 Did not advance
Merve Aydın 800 metres 2:04.88 32 Did not advance
Tuğba Karakaya 1500 metres 4:10.38 12 4:08.58 8 4:08.14 8
Aslı Çakır 1500 metres 4:08.05 7 4:11.51 22 Did not advance
Alemitu Bekele 5000 metres 15:38.25 17 Did not advance
Bahar Doğan Marathon 2:42:56 36
Nevin Yanıt 100 m hurdles 13.07 SB 17 13.31 22 Did not advance
Nagihan Karadere 400 m hurdles 56.76 26 Did not advance
Birsen Yavuz-Engin 400 m hurdles 57.22 29 Did not advance
Binnaz Uslu 3000 metres steeplechase 9:24.56 NR 2 9:31.06 7
Gülcan Mıngır 3000 metres steeplechase 10:04.83 26 Did not advance
Nagihan Karadere
Birsen Yavuz-Engin
Meliz Redif
Pınar Saka
4 x 400 metres relay 3:32.15 15 Did not advance
Semiha Mutlu 20 kilometres walk DNF
Karin Melis Mey Long jump 6.52 11 q 6.44 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Austria, Croatia, Turkey and Ukraine teams for the World Championships, European Athletics, August 10, 2011, retrieved August 14, 2011 
  2. ^ a b IAAF (August 21, 2011), Entry Lists by Country, retrieved August 21, 2011 
  3. ^ IAAF, Athletes participating per day, retrieved September 12, 2011 

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