|Born||February 2, 1981|
|Height||166 cm (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (130 lb)|
İlkay Dikmen (born February 2, 1981 in Izmir, Turkey) is a Turkish female swimmer competing in the breaststroke events. The 166 cm (5 ft 5 in) tall sportswoman at 60 kg (130 lb) is a member of Fenerbahçe Swimming in Istanbul.
She was born to Atilla and İlknur Dikmen in Izmir. She has a younger brother Eray.
In 1992, she became the Turkish champion in her age group in the 100 m and 200 m breaststroke, the 100 m backstroke, the 100 m freestyle and the 200 m individual medley events. She swam in the swimming team of Fenerbahçe during the last two years of high school.
After completing the high school in Turkey, she went to Champaign, Illinois, United States for university education. Between 2000 and 2003, Dikmen swam for the University of Illinois' sports team Illinois Fighting Illini. She contributed to her school's success and set also a school record in the 200-yard breaststroke event.
|2000||Summer Olympics||Sydney, Australia||23rd||100 m breaststroke||1:11.51|
|Summer Olympics||Sydney, Australia||24th||200 m breaststroke||2:33.34|
|2001||Mediterranean Games||Tunis, Tunisia||100 m breaststroke||1:11.17|
|200 m breaststroke||2:32.34|
|2004||Summer Olympics||Athens, Greece||26th||100 m breaststroke||1:11.69|
|Summer Olympics||Athens, Greece||19th||200 m breaststroke||2:32.69|
|2005||European Short Course Swimming Championships||Trieste, Italy||11th||200 m breaststroke||2.27.98 NR|
|Mediterranean Games||Almeria, Spain||4th||100 m breaststroke||1:11.77|
|23rd Summer Universiade||Izmir, Turkey||8th||100 m breaststroke||1:11.70|
- 2003 Illinois Swimming Association Swimmer of the Year
- "İlkay Dikmen". Sports Reference/Olympic Sports. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
- "Women's Swimming-Ilkay Dikmen". Fighting Illini. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
- "Dream Big Profile: Ilkay Dikmen". Big Ten. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
- "Illinois swims to third as Dikmen sets record". Illini HQ. 2001-11-18. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
- "İlkay Dikmen'den Türkiye Rekoru" (in Turkish). Fenerbahçe. 2005-12-09. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
- "İlkay Dikmen 'bronz'u kaçırdı". NTV-MSNBC (in Turkish). 2005-06-25. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
- "Madalya alamadık" (in Turkish). Fenerbahçe. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
- "Ilkay Dikmen Named ISA Swimmer of the Year". Fighting Illini. 2003-05-23. Retrieved 2012-11-23.