Turkish Underwater Sports Federation

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Turkish Underwater Sports Federation
Türkiye Sualtı Sporları Federasyonu

(TSSF)
Sport Underwater sports
Lifesaving
Founded 1982
Affiliation
Location Ankara, Turkey
President Ahmet İnkilap Obruk
Official website
www.tssf.gov.tr/EN/home

Turkish Underwater Sports Federation (Turkish: Türkiye Sualtı Sporları Federasyonu, TSSF) is the governing body for both underwater sports and lifesaving in Turkey. Founded in 1982 and based in Ankara, the TSSF is a member of both the Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS) and the International Life Saving Federation (ILS).[1][2][3] Its president is Ahmet İnkilap Obruk, who was also elected in 2009 to CMAS' board of directors for a term of four years.[4][5][6][7][8]

Organization[edit]

Currently, the TSSF oversees following ten activities and sports branches:

The federation operates a number of training centers for diving and life saving across the country.[17] There are decompression chambers in eleven cities of Turkey available for use also by TSSF members.[18]

International diving certificate[edit]

The diving certification of CMAS* SCUBA Diver issued by the federation upon completion of a study course at one of its training centers is internationally recognized.[5]

Notable sportspeople[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Türkiye Sualtı Sporları Federasyonu Ana Statüsü" (in Turkish). Mevzuatı Gelistirme Yayın Genel Müdürlüğü. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Federations - TÜRKIYE SUALTI SPORLARI FEDERASYONU". Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "ILS Member Organisations". International Life Saving Federation. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sualtı sporlarında Türkiye söz sahibi". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2009-05-11. Retrieved 2013-96-19. 
  5. ^ a b c "Türkiye Sualtı Sporları Federasyonu" (in Turkish). VIP Scuba. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  6. ^ "President". Turkish Underwater Sports Federation. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  7. ^ "Barbaros'un torunları denize küskün". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2012-11-04. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  8. ^ "Sualtı Sporları Federasyonu'na yeni aday". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2012-09-11. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  9. ^ Yapar, öksel (2013-06-16). "Canımız Allah'a emanet". Sabah (in Turkish). Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  10. ^ a b "Şahika Ercümen rekor için hazırlanıyor". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2013-05-23. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  11. ^ Zamur, Rabia (2007-04-20). "Hint Okyanusu’na dalıp fotoğraf avlayacaklar". Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  12. ^ "Sualtı tutkunlarına". Sabah (in Turkish). 2011-09-18. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  13. ^ "Denizyıldızlatı Spor Kulübü Derneği & Doğukan Cankurtarma Merkezi" (in Turkish). Denizyıldızları. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  14. ^ a b "Deniz dibinden madalya çıkardı". Sabah (in Turkish). 2011-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  15. ^ "TSSF’den Zıpkınla Balık Avı Yarışı". Mersin İstikbal (in Turkish). 2013-05-04. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  16. ^ "Elemeler Mudanya'daydı". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2013-04-23. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  17. ^ Çıplak, Ersan (2010-06-04). "Dalış okulları ve dalmanın püf noktaları". Sabah (in Turkish). Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  18. ^ "Recompression Chambers". Turkish Underwater Sports Federation. Retrieved 2013-06-19.