Turkish Olympic Committee

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Turkish National Olympic Committee
Turkish National Olympic Committee logo
Turkish National Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region  Turkey
Code TUR
Created 1908 (Ottoman National Olympic Society)
Recognized 1911
Continental
Association
EOC
Headquarters Istanbul, Turkey
President Uğur Erdener
Secretary General Neşe Gündoğan
Website www.olimpiyatkomitesi.org.tr

Turkish National Olympic Committee (TNOC) (Turkish: Türkiye Milli Olimpiyat Komitesi (TMOK)) is the governing Olympic body of Turkey. It is one of the oldest National Olympic Committees in the world, founded on the era of the Ottoman Empire in 1908 by the name Ottoman National Olympic Society (Turkish: Osmanlı Milli Olimpiyat Cemiyeti) and recognised in 1911.

It is based in Istanbul.

Presidents[edit]

Ottoman National Olympic Society[edit]

  • Ahmet İhsan Tokgöz (1908–1921)
  • Hasip Bayındırlıoğlu (1921–1923)

Turkish National Olympic Committee[edit]

  • Selim Sırrı Tarcan (1923–1927)
  • Ali Sami Yen (1927–1930)
  • Kemalettin Sami Paşa (1930–1933)
  • Reşit Saffet Atabinen (1933–1936)
  • Halil Bayrak (1936–1937)
  • Adnan Menderes (1937–1938)
  • Cemil Cahit Taner (1938–1943)
  • Vildan Aşir Savaşır (1943–1950)
  • Danyal Akbel (1950–1952)
  • Cemal Alpman (1952–1954)
  • Faik Binal (1954–1956)
  • Nizamettin Kırşan (1956–1958)
  • Şinasi Ataman (1958–1959)
  • Mehmet Arkan (1959–1960)
  • Hüsamettin Güreli (1960)
  • Bekir Silahçılar (1960–1962)
  • Burhan Felek (1962–1982)
  • Raşit Serdengeçti (1982)
  • Turgut Atakol (1982–1988)
  • Jerfi Fıratlı (1988–1989)
  • Sinan Erdem (1989–2003)
  • Togay Bayatlı (2003–2011)
  • Uğur Erdener (2011–present)

Secretary Generals[edit]

Ottoman National Olympic Society[edit]

Turkish National Olympic Committee[edit]

Member federations[edit]

The Turkish National Federations are the organizations that coordinate all aspects of their individual sports. They are responsible for training, competition and development of their sports. There are currently 33 Olympic Summer and 5 Winter Sport Federations in Turkey.

National Federation Summer or Winter Headquarters
Turkish Archery Federation Summer Çankaya, Ankara
Turkish Athletics Federation Summer Ankara
Turkish Badminton Federation Summer Keçiören. Ankara
Turkish Basketball Federation Summer Istanbul
Turkish Boxing Federation Summer Çankaya, Ankara
Turkish Canoe Federation Summer Ankara
Turkish Cycling Federation Summer Ulus, Ankara
Turkish Curling Federation Summer Ulus, Ankara
Turkish Developing Sports Federation Winter Yenişehir, Ankara
Turkish Equestrian Federation Summer Istanbul
Turkish Fencing Federation Summer Ulus, Ankara
Turkish Football Federation Summer Istanbul
Turkish Golf Federation Summer Istanbul
Turkish Gymnastics Federation Summer Ankara
Turkish Handball Federation Summer Çankaya, Ankara
Turkish Hockey Federation Summer Yenişehir, Ankara
Turkish Ice Hockey Federation Winter Çankaya, Ankara
Turkish Ice Skating Federation Winter Ankara
Turkish Judo Federation Summer Çankaya, Ankara
Turkish Karate Federation Summer Ankara
Turkish Luge Federation Winter Ulus, Ankara
Turkish Modern Pentathlon Federation Summer Ankara
Turkish Mountaineering Federation Summer Çankaya, Ankara
Turkish Rowing Federation Summer Bostancı, Istanbul
Turkish Rugby Federation Summer Yenimahalle, Ankara
Turkish Sailing Federation Summer Ulus, Ankara
Turkish Shooting and Hunting Federation Summer Ulus, Ankara
Turkish Skateboarding Federation Summer Ankara
Turkish Ski Federation Winter Ankara
Turkish Swimming Federation Summer Yenimahalle, Ankara
Turkish Table Tennis Association Summer Çankaya, Ankara
Turkish Tennis Association Summer Çankaya, Ankara
Turkish Taekwondo Federation Summer Ulus, Ankara
Turkish Triathlon Federation Summer Ankara
Turkish Volleyball Federation Summer Ankara
Turkish Water Polo Federation Summer Ulus, Ankara
Turkish Weightlifting Federation Summer Ulus, Ankara
Turkish Wrestling Association Summer Yenişehir, Ankara

Social media[edit]

The TOC is present on social media, with the Press Office of the Committee running an official Facebook[1] page, as well as Twitter (in turkish[2] and english[3] language) and Instagram[4] accounts. The TOC is also present on YouTube with its own channel.[5]

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