Gizem Giraygil

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Gizem Giraygil
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Gizem Giraygil (February 2011)
Personal information
Born (1986-05-08) May 8, 1986 (age 31)
Ankara, Turkey
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Volleyball information
Position Setter
Current club Lokomotiv Baku
Years Teams
  • 2006-2007
  • 2007-2008
  • 2008-2009
  • 2009-2010
  • 2010-2011
  • 2011-2012
  • 2012-2013
  • 2013-present

Gizem Giraygil (born May 8, 1986 in Ankara) is a Turkish female volleyball player. She is 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) tall and plays as setter. Currently, Gizem competes for Lokomotiv Baku in Azerbaijan. She played 59 times for the Turkish national team.

Personal life[edit]

Gizem Giraygil was born to Ömer Giraygil in Ankara on May 8, 1986. She spent her early years in a sport environment due to her father's post as the manager of the Selim Sırrı Tarcan Sport Hall. Supported by her parents, she began with volleyball playing at the age of eleven.[1]

She was educated in Political Science at Çankaya University in Ankara.[1]

Playing career[edit]

After playing for Vakıfbank Güneş Sigorta, İller Bankası,[1] Toki, Fenerbahçe and Ereğli Belediye, she transferred to Ankaragücü.[2]

End January 2012, she left Ankaragücü, however, due to the club's financial problems, and signed for Beşiktaş in Istanbul.[3] In August 2012, she transferred to the Izmir-based club Karşıyaka.[4][5] In July 2013, she moved to the Azeri club Lokomotiv Baku.[6][2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Karadaş, Bülent (2005-11-16). "Daha 19 yaşında ama voleybolun profesörü!". Zaman (in Turkish). Archived from the original on 2013-12-17. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Gizem Giraygil Lokomtiv Bakü'de!". Voleybol Gündem (in Turkish). 2013-07-16. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  3. ^ "Gizem Giraygil Beşiktaş'ta !". Volebol Gündem (in Turkish). 2012-01-30. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  4. ^ "Gizem Giraygil ile Anlaşma Sağlandı" (in Turkish). Karşıyaka Spor Kulübü. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  5. ^ "Karşıyaka Gizem Giraygil’e imzayı attırdı !". Volebol Gündem (in Turkish). 2012-08-16. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 
  6. ^ "Gizem Giraygil Azerbaycan'a transfer oldu". Voleybolun Sesi (in Turkish). 2013-07-17. Retrieved 2013-12-17. 

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