Nur Tatar

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Nur Tatar
Personal information
NationalityTurkish
Born (1992-08-16) August 16, 1992 (age 26)
Van, Turkey
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) (2012)
Weight67 kg (148 lb) (2012)
Sport
CountryTurkey
SportTaekwondo
Event(s)Welterweight (67 kg)
ClubAnkara İller Bankası
Coached byCüneyt Gülçek

Nur Tatar Askari (born August 16, 1992 in Van, Turkey) is a Turkish female taekwondo practitioner competing in the feather, light and welterweight divisions.[1] She is of Kurdish descent.[2]

She was a member of the TSE Sports Club in Ankara before she transferred to Ankara İller Bankası. She is coached by Cüneyt Gülçek.[3][4]

Nur Tatar won her first medal at the age of 15. She won twice the European Junior Taekwondo Championships, and reached to gold medals in A-class tournaments in Europe.[3] She won the silver medal at the 2010 European Taekwondo Championships held in Saint Petersburg, Russia.[5]

She qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics[6] where she won the silver medal at 67 kg.[7] At the 2013 Mediterranean Games in Mersin, Turkey she became gold medalist.[8] She qualified again for olympics at 2016[9] where she won a bronze medal at 67 kg.[10]

She got married in 2017 to a former member of Iran national taekwondo team Mehran Askari. [11]

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  1. ^ "Tatar, Nur". Taekwondo Data. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  2. ^ "Kürt'üm, ay yıldızlı bayrağı gururla taşıyorum". Sporaktif.com.tr (in Turkish). 21 August 2012. Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Nur Tatar". Herbalife Sports. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  4. ^ Güli Adnan (2009-11-13). "Vali Karaloğlu, Nur Tatar'ı altınla ödüllendirdi". Yeni Şafak (in Turkish). Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  5. ^ "European Taekwondo Union". Archived from the original on 2011-11-19.
  6. ^ "Türk Sporcular 2012 Londra Olimpiyatklarında-Tekvando-Nur Tatar" (in Turkish). GSB. Retrieved 2012-07-07.
  7. ^ "Women's -67kg - Olympic Taekwondo". London2012.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  8. ^ "Nur Tatar'dan altın madalya". CNN Türk (in Turkish). 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-23.
  9. ^ "Türk Sporcular 2012 Londra Olimpiyatklarında-Tekvando-Nur Tatar" (in Turkish). GSB. Retrieved 2012-07-07.
  10. ^ "nur tatar". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-22.
  11. ^ http://www.haberturk.com/spor/diger/haber/1420323-nur-tatar-mehran-askari-ile-evlendi