Turkey women's national volleyball team

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Turkey
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Association TVF
Confederation CEV
Head coach Italy Massimo Barbolini
FIVB ranking 11 (as of October 7, 2013)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 1 (First in 2012)
Best result 9th (2012)
World Championship
Appearances 2 (First in 2006)
Best result 6th (2010)
Website www.voleybol.org.tr
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Turkey women's national volleyball team
Medal record
FIVB World Grand Prix
Bronze 2012 Ningbo Team
European Championship
Silver 2003 Turkey Team
Bronze 2011 Serbia / Italy Team
European League
Silver 2011 Turkey Team
Silver 2009 Turkey Team
Bronze 2010 Turkey Team
Mediterranean Games
Gold 2005 Spain Team
Silver 2013 Turkey Team
Silver 2009 Italy Team
Silver 2001 Tunisia Team
Silver 1997 Italy Team
Silver 1991 Greece Team
Silver 1987 Syria Team
Bronze 1993 France Team

The Turkey women's national volleyball team (Turkish: Türkiye Kadın Voleybol Milli Takımı) is formed by the Turkish Volleyball Federation (TVF) and represents Turkey in international CEV and FIVB organizations.

The team is one of the most successful national sport teams of the country and is nicknamed "Filenin Sultanları"[1] (English: Sultans of the Net) since 2003 Women's European Volleyball Championship hosted in Ankara, Turkey. It is ranked eleventh in the FIVB World Rankings as of October 7, 2013. They are the current bronze medalist of both 2011 Women's European Volleyball Championship and 2012 FIVB World Grand Prix. On January 15, 2013, Italian coach Massimo Barbolini[2] took over the team from Brazilian Marco Aurélio Motta, who was at this position since January 20, 2011.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position W L
United Kingdom 2012 9th 2 3
Total 1/13 2 3

FIVB World Championship[edit]

Year Position W L
Japan 2006[4] 10th 5 6
Japan 2010[5] 6th 6 5
Italy 2014
Total 2/16 11 11

FIVB World Cup[edit]

Year Position W L
Japan 2003[6] 7th 5 6
Total 1/10 5 6

FIVB World Grand Prix[edit]

Year Position W L
Japan 2008 7th 4 5
China 2012 3 10 4
Japan 2013 8th 6 3
TBD 2014
Total 3/21 20 12

European Championship[edit]

Year Position W L
Romania 1963 10th 3 3
Turkey 1967 12th 3 5
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1975[7] Did not qualify
Finland 1977[8] Did not qualify
France 1979[9] Did not qualify
Bulgaria 1981[10] 12th 0 7
East Germany 1983[11] Did not qualify
Netherlands 1985[12] Did not qualify
Belgium 1987[13] Did not qualify
West Germany 1989[14] 11th 2 5
Italy 1991[15] Did not qualify
Czech Republic 1993[16] Did not qualify
Netherlands 1995[17] 12th 0 5
Czech Republic 1997[18] Did not qualify
Italy 1999[19] Did not qualify
Bulgaria 2001[20] Did not qualify
Turkey 2003[21] 2 5 2
Croatia 2005[22] 6th 3 4
Belgium Luxembourg 2007[23] 10th 2 4
Poland 2009[24] 5th 4 2
Italy Serbia 2011[25] 3 5 2
Germany 2013 7th 3 2
Total 11/28 30 41

European Volleyball League[edit]

Year Position W L
Turkey 2009 2 11 3
Turkey 2010 3 10 5
Turkey 2011 2 11 3
Czech Republic 2012 8th 5 7
Bulgaria 2013 6th 6 6
Total 5/5 43 24

Mediterranean Games[edit]

Year Position
Algeria 1975 3
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1979 4th
Morocco 1983 5th
Syria 1987 2
Greece 1991 2
France 1993 3
Italy 1997 2
Tunisia 2001 2
Spain 2005 1
Italy 2009 2
Turkey 2013 2
Total 11/11

Squads[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

Head coach: Italy Massimo Barbolini
Assistant coach: Turkey Ferhat Akbaş

Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2012 club
2 Kayalar, GuldenGülden Kayalar (L) 5 December 1980 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) 57 kg (126 lb) 281 cm (111 in) 275 cm (108 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı
3 Guresen, GizemGizem Güreşen (L) 14 January 1987 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 250 cm (98 in) 270 cm (110 in) Turkey VakıfBank
6 Uslupehlivan, PolenPolen Uslupehlivan 27 August 1990 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 308 cm (121 in) 300 cm (120 in) Turkey VakıfBank
8 Toksoy, BaharBahar Toksoy 6 February 1988 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 305 cm (120 in) Turkey VakıfBank
9 Kirdar, OzgeÖzge Kırdar 26 June 1985 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı
10 Kirdar, GozdeGözde Kırdar 26 June 1985 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 297 cm (117 in) 292 cm (115 in) Turkey VakıfBank
11 Aydemir, NazNaz Aydemir 14 August 1990 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 304 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Turkey VakıfBank
12 Gumus, EsraEsra Gümüş (C) 2 October 1982 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 297 cm (117 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı
13 Ozsoy, NerimanNeriman Özsoy 13 July 1988 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 291 cm (115 in) Turkey Galatasaray Daikin
14 Erdem, EdaEda Erdem 22 June 1987 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 308 cm (121 in) 302 cm (119 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe
17 Demir Darnel, NeslihanNeslihan Demir Darnel 9 December 1983 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 306 cm (120 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı
20 Cansu, BusraBüşra Cansu 16 July 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 296 cm (117 in) 285 cm (112 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Filenin Sultanları bu kez üzdü". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2013-08-18. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Filenin Sultanları, İtalyan antrenöre emanet". Milliyet (in Turkish). 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  3. ^ "Motta: "I'm happy to be in Turkey"" (in Turkish). TVF. 2011-01-21. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  4. ^ "Women Volleyball XV World Championship 2006 Japan – 31.10–16.11". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  5. ^ "Women Volleyball XIV World Championship 2010 Japan – 28.10–13.11". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  6. ^ "Women Volleyball World Cup 2003 – Japan 01-15.11". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  7. ^ "Women Volleyball IX European Championship 1975 Beograd (YUG) – 18–25.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  8. ^ "Women Volleyball X European Championship 1977 Tampere (FIN) – 25.09–02.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  9. ^ "Women Volleyball XI European Championship 1979 Lyon (FRA) – 05-13.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  10. ^ "Women Volleyball XII European Championship 1981 Sofia (BUL) – 19–27.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  11. ^ "Women Volleyball XIII European Championship 1983 Rostock (GDR) – 17–25.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  12. ^ "Women Volleyball XIV European Championship 1985 Arnhem (NED) – 29.09–06.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  13. ^ "Women Volleyball XV European Championship 1987 Gent (BEL) – 25.09–03.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  14. ^ "Women Volleyball XVI European Championship 1989 Stutgart (FRG) – 02-10.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  15. ^ "Women Volleyball XVII European Championship 1991 Roma (ITA) – 28.09–06.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  16. ^ "Women Volleyball XVIII European Championship 1993 Brno (TCH) – 24.09–02.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  17. ^ "Women Volleyball XIX European Championship 1995 Arnhem (NED) 23.09–01.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  18. ^ "Women Volleyball XX European Championship 1997 Brno (CZE) 27.09 – 05.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  19. ^ "Women Volleyball XXI European Championship 1999 Roma,Perugia (ITA) – 20–25.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  20. ^ "Women Volleyball XXII European Championship 2001 Varna (BUL) – 22–30.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  21. ^ "Women Volleyball XXIII European Championship 2003 Ankara (TUR) – 20–28.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  22. ^ "Women Volleyball XXIV European Championship 2005 Zagreb,Pula (CRO) 17–25.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  23. ^ "Women Volleyball XXV European Championship 2007 Belgium, Luxembourg – 20–30.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  24. ^ "Women Volleyball XXVI European Championship 2009 – Poland 25.09–04.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 
  25. ^ "Women Volleyball XXVII European Championship 2011 Serbia and Italy 23.09 – 02.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24. 

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