Ebrar Karakurt

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Ebrar Karakurt
Ebrar Karakurt 12 Vakıfbank SK TWVL 20180426.jpg
Personal information
Born (2000-01-17) 17 January 2000 (age 19)
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Spike307 cm (121 in)
Block305 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
Current clubValıfbank
National team
2017Turkey U18
2017–Turkey U23

Ebrar Karakurt (born 17 January 2000) is a Turkish volleyball player. She is 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) tall and plays as opposite. She is part of the Turkey women's national volleyball team.[1][2]

Playing career[edit]


Karakurt started her playing career at DSİ Spor in Balıkesir. After settling in Bursa, she continued to play in her school team at Bursa Bahçeşehir Anadolu High School, and at the same time in the Bursa Büyükşehir Belediyespor.[3] She played for Bursa BB in the 2014–15 Turkish Women's Volleyball League.[4] She has two club licenses, which allow her to play for Bursa BB and Vakıfbank.[5] She was a member of the youth team at Vakıfbank before she was taken to the senior team.[5][6][7]

She was part of the Vakıfbank team, which became champion of the 2017–18 CEV Women's Champions League.


She was part of the Turkey U18 team, and played at the 2017 Girls' U18 Volleyball European Championship in the Netherlands,[8] as well as at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship in Argentina.[9] She was named one of the two Best Outside Spikers of the world tournament.[10]

She participated at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 World Championship in Slovenia with the Turkey U23 team, which became champion.[6][11]

She was admitted to the Turkey national team, and took part at the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's Nations League.[12] She enjoyed her team's winning of silver medal.



Champions (1)
2017–18 CEV Women's Champions League


Champions (1)
2017 FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 World Championship
Runners-up (1)
2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's Nations League


Best Outside Spikers (1)
2017 FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship


  1. ^ "Turkey – Ebrar Karakurt". FIVB Girls' U18 World Championship. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  2. ^ "Turkey – Ebrar Karakurt". Volleyball Nations League. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  3. ^ "Bahçeşehir'den iki yıldız voleybolcu". Voleybolun Sesi (in Turkish). 2014-03-11. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  4. ^ "2014–2015 Bayanlar Ligi – 19 Ebrar Karakurt" (in Turkish). Türkiye Voleybol Federasyonu. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  5. ^ a b "Dünya Şampiyonu Ebrar Karakurt 1.Lig'de forma giyecek". Voleybolun Sesi (in Turkish). 2017-09-26. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  6. ^ a b "Ebrar Karakurt – The Turkish Promise". Volleyball Movies. 2018-02-22. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  7. ^ "VakıfBank A Takımı'na altyapıdan 3 yeni oyuncu". Voleybol Plus (in Turkish). 2018-06-22. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  8. ^ "Turkey, Bulgaria and Italy take the lead in Pool I". CEV. 2017-04-01. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  9. ^ "Karakurt: "Maçı Aldığımız Yanlışına Düştük, Unutmamamız Gereken Bir Ders"". Milliyet (in Turkish). 2017-08-26. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  10. ^ "U18 Milliler Dünya 4., Ebrar Rüya takımda". Voleybol Aktuel (in Turkish). 2017-08-28. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  11. ^ "U23 Kadın Voleybol Milli Takımı 2017 Dünya 23 Yaş Altı Kadınlar Voleybol Şampiyonası'nı kazandı". Habertürk (in Turkish). 2017-09-25. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  12. ^ "Turkish Volleyball Federation announces Female National Team Roster". Volley Mob. Retrieved 2018-07-05.