Nagihan Karadere

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Nagihan Karadere
Personal information
Nationality Turkey
Born (1984-12-27) December 27, 1984 (age 34)
Kadirli, Osmaniye Province, Turkey
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Event(s)400 metres
ClubBotaşspor Club
Coached byMuharrem Or
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 m 54.82 (2006)
  • 400 m hurdles 55.09 NR (2011)

Nagihan Karadere (born December 12, 1984) is a Turkish female sprint runner specialized in 400 m events. The 172 cm (5 ft 8 in) tall athlete at 65 kg (143 lb) is a member of Botaşspor Club, where she is coached by Muharrem Or.[1]

She won a bronze medal in the 400 m hurdles event at the 2011 Summer Universiade held in Shenzhen, China[2] and a silver medal in the 4 × 400 m relay event at the same competition.

Karadere set a new national record in 400 m hurdles event at the Turkish Super League Final held on July 31, 2011 in Ankara.

She qualified for participation in 400 m hurdles event at the 2012 Summer Olympics,[1] where she was disqualified for a false start. She was a contestant in Turkish Survivor 2016 in Dominican Republic.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Turkey
2011 Summer Universiade Shenzhen, China 3rd 400 m hurdles 55.81
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:30.14
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 26th (h) 400 m hurdles 56.76
15th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.15


  1. ^ a b "Sporcular/Atletizm-Nagehan Karadere" (in Turkish). Gençlik ve Spor Bakanlığı-Türk Sporcular 2012 Londra Olimpiyatlarında. Archived from the original on 2012-08-01. Retrieved 2012-05-25.
  2. ^ "Günün tek madalyası Nagihan'dan." Ajans Spor (in Turkish). 2011-08-18. Retrieved 2011-09-02.

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