Rukiye Yıldırım

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Rukiye Yıldırım
Personal information
Nationality Turkey
Born (1991-02-12) February 12, 1991 (age 26)
Ankara, Turkey
Sport
Country Turkey
Sport Taekwondo
Event(s) Finweight
Club Kanka Taekwondo S.K.
Coached by Hızır Pınaroğlu

Rukiye Yıldırım (born February 12, 1991 in Ankara) is a Turkish female taekwondo practitioner competing in the finweight division.[1][2]

She began with Taekwondo in 2002 in Kanka Taekwondo S.K. in Ankara, where she is coached by Hızır Pınaroğlu. She is representing her country at international events since 2007.[1]

Rukiye Yıldırım won a bronze medal at the 2011 World Taekwondo Championships held in Gyeongju, South Korea.[3] She is the gold medalist of 2010 European Taekwondo Championships in finweigth.[4]

She won the silver medalist in the Flyweight (49kg) division at the 2013 Mediterranean Games held in Mersin, Turkey.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rukiye Yıldırım" (in Turkish). Sakin Taekwondo. Retrieved 2011-06-20. 
  2. ^ +"Tekvadoda tarih yazdık". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2008-06-16. Retrieved 2011-06-20. 
  3. ^ "Rukiye ve Rıdvan'dan bronz geldi". Hürriyet Spor (in Turkish). 2011-05-05. Retrieved 2011-06-20. 
  4. ^ "European Taekwondo Union". 
  5. ^ "Rukiye Yıldırım gümüş madalyada kaldı". Haberdem (in Turkish). 2013-06-21. Retrieved 2013-06-22.