December 16, 1992 |
|Height||1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||53 kg (117 lb)|
|Club||Konya Kuyulusebil Spor Kulübü|
|Achievements and titles|
Ayşegül was born on December 16, 1992 to Ali Çoban and his wife Döndü in a poor peasant family. Due to her family's limited economic situation, Çoban enrolled in a foster boarding school to receive a better education.
In the school, she showed interest in weightlifting, and began with exercise promoted by her teacher of physical education, Sibel Ünlü, wife of the Turkey national weightlifting team's head coach Talat Ünlü. In the beginning, Talat Ünlü was not convinced by the young girl's talent.
After gaining some success in sports, she was able to purchase a house with garden at Aydınlıkevler neighborhood of Selçuklu district in Konya Province, where she lives together with her parents. Çoban studies at the School of Physical Education and Sports of the Selçuk University in Konya.
Ayşegül Çoban was admitted to the national team in 2007. She became 15-times national champion. In 2007, she broke the national record lifting 86 kg in the clean and jerk discipline in her age category.
In 2007, she won the silver medal at the European Youth U17 Championship in Pavia, Italy, and captured the gold medal at the 2008 European Youth Championship in Ameins, France. She repeated her success as champion next year at the 2009 European Youth Championships in Eilat, Israel.
In 2009, Çoban became champion at the European Junior Championship held in Landskrona, Sweden. In 2010, she was again European junior champion in Limassol, Cyprus. At the 2012 European Junior Championships held in Eilat, Israel, she gained the bronze medal.
Ayşegül Çoban won the bronze medal at the 2011 European Weightlifting Championships held in Kazan, Russia. At the 2013 European Weightlifting Championships held in Tirana, Albania, Çoban reached to silver medal in the clean&jerk discipline of the -53 kg event that sufficed only to a fourth rank in total. At the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia, she won the bronze medal in the -53 kg division.
Ayşegül Coban achieved first place in the women's 53 kg class at the 17th Mediterranean Games in Mersin, Turkey, on 20 June 2013, with 82 kg Snatch, 110 Clean and Jerk, with 192 kg total.
On 16 October 2013, Ayşegül Coban competed in the 53 kg women's class at the 2013 IWF World Championships in Wroclaw, Poland. She successfully lifted 77 kg in the Snatch, but did not achieve a successful lift in the Clean and Jerk.
- European Youth U17 Championships
|Silver||44 kg||56.0||72.0||128.0||Pavia, ITA||July 28, 2007|
|Gold||47 kg||62.0||87.0||149.0||Ameins, FRA||July 21, 2008|
|Gold||53 kg||73.0||95.0||168.0||Eilat, ISR||September 7, 2009|
- European Junior Championships
|Gold||53 kg||73.0||100.0||173.0||Landskrona, SWE||July 28, 2009|
|Gold||53 kg||78.0||105.0||183.0||Limassol, CYP||November 11, 2010|
|Bronze||53 kg||75.0||103.0||178.0||Eilat, ISR||December 29, 2012|
- European Championships
|Gold||53 kg||81.0||114.0||195.0||Tel Aviv, ISR||April 6, 2014|
|Bronze||53 kg||75.0||105.0||180.0||Kazan, RUS||April 11, 2013|
|4th||53 kg||80.0||105.0||185.0||Tirana, ALB||April 6, 2011|
- Summer Universiade
|Bronze||53 kg||79.0||110.0||189.0||Kazan, RUS||July 7, 2013|
- Mediterranean Games
|Silver||53 kg||82.0||Mersin, TUR||June 2013|
|Gold||53 kg||110.0||Mersin, TUR||June 2013|
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- "Halter" (in Turkish). Konya GSGM. Archived from the original on 2010-01-28. Retrieved 2011-04-16.
- "Küçük dev kız Ayşegül". Sabah (in Turkish). 2011-11-06. Retrieved 2013-04-13.
- "Yeteneksiz denilen kız Avrupa Şampiyonu oldu". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2009-08-28. Retrieved 2013-04-13.
- "Coban Aysegul". Weightlifting Database. Retrieved 2013-04-13.
- "Ayşegül'den gümüş madalya". TRT Spor. 2013-04-10. Archived from the original on 2013-04-12. Retrieved 2013-04-13.
- "XVII MEDITERRANEAN GAMES, Women's Results". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 2014-01-27.
- "2013 IWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, Women's Results". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved 2014-01-27.