Turkish Volleyball Federation

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Turkish Volleyball Federation
TVF
Sport Volleyball
Founded 1958 (1958)
Affiliation International Volleyball Federation (FIVB)
Regional affiliation
Headquarters Ankara, Turkey
President Özkan Mutlugil (2012-present)
Official website
www.voleybol.org.tr
Turkey

The Turkish Volleyball Federation (TVF) (in Turkish: Türkiye Voleybol Federasyonu) is the governing body of volleyball and beach volleyball in Turkey. Formed in 1958, it is based in Ankara. The TVF is a member of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV). Federation's president is Özkan Mutlugil since October 2, 2012.[1]

Volleyball[edit]

Competitions[edit]

National[edit]

The federation organizes three volleyball leagues and one Turkey cup for men's and women's teams each.

Men’s leagues
  • Acıbadem Men's Volleyball League (12 teams)
  • Men's Volleyball Second League (24 teams in two groups)
  • Men's Volleyball Third League (36 teams in four groups)
  • Junior Men's Volleyball League
Men’s cups
Women’s leagues
  • Acıbadem Women's Volleyball League (12 teams)
  • Women's Volleyball Second League (24 teams in two groups)
  • Women's Volleyball Third League (36 teams in four groups)
  • Junior Women's Volleyball League
Women’s cups

International[edit]

Turkish clubs and national teams participate after qualification at the Olympics, Mediterranean Games, Balkan Games as well as world and European events of following competitions:

Men’s
National teams
Men's
2 (2012)
3 (2008, 2010)
Men's Junior
Boys' Youth
Clubs
3 (2011-12 Arkas)
1 (2012-13 Halkbank)
1 (2008-09 Arkas),
2 (2010-11 Arkas)
Women’s
National teams
Women's
3 (2012)
2 (2003),
3 (2011)
2 (2009, 2011)
3 (2010)
Women's Junior
1 (2012),
3 (2008)
Girls' Youth
1 (2011)
2 (2007)
1 (2011)
3 (2013)
1 (2009)
3 (2007, 2011)
Clubs
1 (2010-11 Vakıfbank, 2011-12 Fenerbahçe, 2012-13 Vakıfbank),
2 (1979-80 Eczacıbaşı, 1997-98 Vakıfbank, 1998-99 Vakıfbank, 2009-10 Fenerbahçe),
3 (2000-01 Eczacıbaşı, 2001-02 Eczacıbaşı, 2005-06 Vakıfbank, 2008-09 Eczacıbaşı, 2012-13 Galatasaray)
1 (1998-99, 2003-04 Vakıfbank),
2 (2011-12 Galatasaray, 2012-13 Fenerbahçe)
1 (2007-08 Vakıfbank)
  • Değer Eraybar Tournament
  • Top Volley Tournament

National teams[edit]

The federation forms the men's and women's national teams, which take part at international events.

Beach volleyball[edit]

Competitions[edit]

  • Men's Beach Volleyball League (8 teams)
  • Women's Beach Volleyball League (5 teams)

Facilities[edit]

The federation owns volleyball vebues TVF 50th Anniversary Sport Hall and TVF Burhan Felek Sport Hall in Üsküdar, Istanbul and Başkent Volleyball Hall in Yenimahalle, Ankara.[2]

In 2009, it established TVF Fine Arts and Sports High School (Turkish: TVF Güzel Sanatlar ve Spor Lisesi) in Ankara, dedicated to raise talented youth to sportspeople particularly in volleyball.[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Voleybolda 2012 Nasıl Geçti?" (in Turkish). Voleybolum. Retrieved 2013-03-17. 
  2. ^ "Başkent Voleybol Salonu açıldı". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2010-02-09. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  3. ^ "Misyonumuz" (in Turkish). TVF Spor Lisesi. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  4. ^ "TVF Spor Lisesi açıldı". Volleybolun Sesi (in Turkish). 2010-09-23. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  5. ^ "O lise sadece voleybolcu yetiştirmek istiyor". Hürriyet Gündem (in Turkish). 2011-08-24. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 

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