Dudu Karakaya

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Dudu Karakaya-Koyuncu
Personal information
Nationality  Turkey
Born (1985-11-11) November 11, 1985 (age 30)
Kayseri, Turkey
Alma mater Erciyes University
Height 167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport
Sport Middle-distance
Club Enkaspor
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 1500 m 4:11.26 (2008)
  • 3000 m 9:02.57 (2009)
  • 5000 m 15:20.00 (2012)
  • 3000 m sc 10:59.45 (2004)
  • 1500 m ind 4:19.62 (2011)
  • 3000 m ind 9:09.82 (2012)

Dudu Karakaya-Koyuncu (born November 11, 1985 in Kayseri, Turkey) is a Turkish female middle distance runner competing in the 1500 m, 3000 m, 5000 m and 3000 m steeplechase events. The 167 cm (5 ft 6 in) tall athlete at 48 kg (106 lb) is a member of Enkaspor in Istanbul.[1][2]

She began with athletics in secondary school years. Dudu Karakaya-Koyuncu graduated in physical education and sports from Erciyes University.[3]

In 2009, Dudu Karakaya-Koyuncu became gold medalist in the 3000 m and 5000 m events of European Team Championships-First League held in Bergen, Norway. At the 2012 Balkan Athletics Indoor Championships held in Istanbul, she won the gold medal in 1500 m.[4]

Karakaya qualified for participation in the 5000 m event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[5]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Turkey
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 36th (h) 3000m steeplechase 11:16.25
2006 European Athletics Cup
First League Group B
Thessaloniki, Greece 6th 3000 m 9:28.76
7th 5000 m 17:19.05
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 4th 5000m 16:30.79
2009 European Team Championships
First League
Bergen, Norway 1st 3000 m 9:02.57
1st 5000 m 15:24.86
2012 Balkan Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 1st 1500 m ind
67th Cezmi Or Memorial Istanbul, Turkey 2nd 5000 m 15:20.00 PB[6]
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th 5000 m 15:29.71

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karakaya Dudu". IAAF. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  2. ^ "ENKA Spor Kulübü, Avrupa'nın En İyi İkinci Atletizm Takımı!" (in Turkish). Türkiye Atletizm Federasyonu. 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  3. ^ "Atletizm pistindeki Sindirella!". Haber 7 (in Turkish). 2012-02-14. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  4. ^ "Dudu Karakaya 1500 Metre Balkan Şampiyonu Oldu". Haberler (in Turkish). 2012-02-19. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  5. ^ "Dudu ve Gamze vizeyi kaptı". Internet Spor (in Turkish). 2012-06-10. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  6. ^ "67th Cezmi or memeorial Results-Women 5000 m". European Athletics. Retrieved 2012-06-15. 

External links[edit]

Karakaya Dudu profile at IAAF