Aziz Yıldırım

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Aziz Yıldırım
Aziz Yıldırım.jpg
Chairman of Fenerbahçe Spor Külübü
Incumbent
Assumed office
14 February 1998
Preceded by Ali Haydar Şen
Personal details
Born (1952-11-02) 2 November 1952 (age 62)
Ergani
Alma mater Ankara Devlet Mühendislik Mimarlık Akademisi[1]
Profession Engineer

Aziz Yıldırım (born 2 November 1952 in Ergani, Diyarbakır Province) is currently the 52nd chairman of the Turkish multi sport club Fenerbahçe.[2] He is currently serving his fifth two-year term since coming to helm. He has a degree in civil engineering.[3]

Football[edit]

Men's Basketball[edit]

Women's Basketball[edit]

Men's Volleyball[edit]

Women's Volleyball[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Table Tennis[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Yıldırım was born in Ergani. He has 3 daughters. On 7 April 2010, he divorced his wife of 30 years. He is now married to Gonca Çelikkıran.[4]

2011 Turkish sports corruption scandal[edit]

On 2 July 2012, a Turkish "Special Authority Court" sentenced Yıldırım to three years and nine months for match-fixing and two years and six months for forming an illegal organisation. The sentence was later approved by the Turkish Supreme Court of Appeals. He was detained for one year in Metris Prison together with several other sportspeople involved in the scandal. However, on 6 March 2014 special authority courts were abolished in Turkey. On 23 July 2014, his earlier retrial demand was accepted meaning that him and all the people involved will have a retrial about this case.[5][6][7][8]

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