Nimet Karakuş at the 2012 Summer Olympics
|Born||January 23, 1993|
Korkuteli, Antalya Province, Turkey
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|Event(s)||100 m, 200 m|
|Coached by||Alper Başyiğit|
|Achievements and titles|
Nimet Karakuş, (born January 23, 1993 in Korkuteli, Antalya Province, Turkey) is a Turkish female sprinter competing in the 100 m and 200 m events. The 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) tall athlete at 64 kg (141 lb) is a member of Fenerbahçe Athletics, where she is coached by Alper Başyiğit.
Born to Bayram Karakuş and his wife Hatice in the outskirts of Antalya, she was discovered at the age of eleven as a sprinter. She won several races in her age category and became soon a national athlete.
AT the 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games held in Palembang, Indonesia, Karakuş won a silver medal in the 100 m event and a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay with her teammates Saliha Özyurt, Birsen Engin and Sema Apak.
|2008||International Youth Match||Antalya, Turkey||5th||100 m||12.67 J|
|5th||200 m||26.56 J|
|2010||Balkan Youth Championships||Edirne, Turkey||2nd||100 m||12.25 J|
|2nd||4 × 100 m||48.27 J|
|World Junior Championships||Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada||30th (h)||100m||12.33 (wind: +0.3 m/s)|
|22nd (sf)||200m||24.36 (wind: +1.6 m/s)|
|2012||Balkan Junior Championships||Eskişehir, Turkey||1st||100 m||11.33 J|
|World Junior Championships||Barcelona, Spain||2nd||100 m||11.36 J|
|2013||17th Mediterranean Games||Mersin, Turkey||3rd||200 m||23.40|
|3rd Islamic Solidarity Games||Palembang, Indonesia||2nd||100 m||12.11|
|1st||4 × 100 m relay||46.59|
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