October 21, 1964 |
|Achievements and titles
||56.86 m NR (2000)
Aysel Taş (born October 21, 1964), née Aysel Shevkedova (Bulgarian: Айсел Шевкедова), is a female javelin thrower from Bulgaria with Turkish ethnicity, who competed for Turkey after her emigration.
At the 1983 European Athletics Junior Championships held in Schwechat, Austria, she achieved the 5th rank for her native country with 55.30 m (old javelin weight).
She participated representing Turkey at the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA without advanncing to the finals.
Aysel Taş is the current national record holder with 56.86 m set on May 20, 2000 in Izmir, Turkey.
After retiring from active sports, she coaches her son Şevket Taş (born February 28, 1986), who is also a national javelin thrower and record holder in the U23 category.