Mehtap Doğan-Sızmaz

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Mehtap Doğan-Sızmaz
Personal information
Birth nameSızmaz
Nationality Turkey
Born (1978-11-16) November 16, 1978 (age 40)
ClubBeşiktaş J.K. Athletics Team
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

Mehtap Doğan-Sızmaz, née Sızmaz, (born November 16, 1978) is a Turkish female long-distance runner, who specialized in marathon.[1]

She won the gold medal in women's marathon at the 2001 Mediterranean Games held in Tunis, Tunisia. She set a women's course record on the way to victory at the 2009 Madrid Marathon.[2] She made a strong start at the 2010 Düsseldorf Marathon in April, but ended up dropping out after leading the race early on.[3]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1999 21st Istanbul Marathon[4] Istanbul, Turkey 5th 15 km 53:48
2001 2001 Mediterranean Games[5] Tunis, Tunisia 1st Marathon 2.40.48
2003 23rd Istanbul Marathon[4] Istanbul, Turkey 2nd Marathon 2:39:13
2007 29th Istanbul Marathon[4] Istanbul, Turkey 7th Marathon 2:37:41
2008 30th Istanbul Marathon Istanbul, Turkey 3rd Marathon 2:33:17
2009 32nd Madrid Marathon[6] Madrid, Spain 1st Marathon 2:32:04

Personal bests[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Atlethes-Biographies-Dogan-Sizmaz Mehtap TUR". IAAF. Retrieved 2008-10-27.
  2. ^ Valiente, Emeterio (2009-04-26). Yaseen and Sizmaz are successful at Madrid Marathon. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-04-29.
  3. ^ Wenig, Jörg (2010-05-02). 2:08:32 course record for Musinschi in Dusseldorf. IAAF. Retrieved on 2010-05-02.
  4. ^ a b c "Avrasya Maratonu - Mehtap Sızmaz". Abdil Ceylan. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2008-10-27.
  5. ^ "Tunus pistinde altın kızlar" (in Turkish). Radikal. 2001-09-12. Retrieved 2008-10-27.
  6. ^ "Madrid Marathon 2009 results" (PDF). IAAF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2009-10-24.

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