Turkey at the 2006 Winter Olympics
|Turkey at the
2006 Winter Olympics
|NOC||Turkish National Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||6 (3 men, 3 women) in 3 sports|
|Flag bearer||Tuğba Karademir (opening)
Sebahattin Oglago (closing)
|Winter Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
|Run 1||Run 2||Run 3||Total||Rank|
|Hamit Şare||Men's giant slalom||1:52.13||Did not start|
|Duygu Ulusoy||Women's giant slalom||1:11.43||1:19.38||n/a||2:30.81||37|
|Women's slalom||Did not finish|
|Kelime Aydın||Women's 10 km classical||31:47.1||52|
|Women's 15 km pursuit||Did not finish|
|Women's 30 km freestyle||1:34:07.2||49|
|Muhammet Kızılarslan||Men's 15 km classical||45:06.8||74|
|Sebahattin Oglago||Men's 15 km classical||42:18.9||55|
|Men's 30 km pursuit||1:28:03.8||65|
|Men's 50 kilometre freestyle||Did not finish|
|Kelime Aydın||Women's sprint||2:33.33||63||Did not advance||63|
|Muhammet Kızılarslan||Men's sprint||2:28.94||64||Did not advance||64|
|Sebahattin Oglago||Men's sprint||2:31.10||67||Did not advance||67|
|Men's team sprint||Did not advance||19:46.5||12||Did not advance||22|
Tuğba Karademir, who finished 22nd in the ladies' event, gained some notoriety due to being featured by American network NBC, which opened one of its most watched broadcasts with a feature on her.
|Tuğba Karademir||Ladies'||n/a||44.20||22 Q||79.44||21||123.64||21|
Key: CD = Compulsory Dance, FD = Free Dance, FS = Free Skate, OD = Original Dance, SP = Short Program
- Mehmet Ali Şahin, Minister for Sports
- Togay Bayatlı, President of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey
- Neşe Gündoğan, Secretary general of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey
- Hüseyin Doğan, Olympic attaché
- Mehmet Atalay, Team chief
- Sezai Bağbaşı, Administrator
- Yunus Akgül, Administrator
- Özer Ayık, Administrator
- Ahmet Kalaycıoğlu, Physician
- Oleksandr Averin, Trainer cross-country skiing
- Atakan Araftargil, Trainer Alpine skiing
- Robert Tebby, Trainer figure skating
- "Flagbearers for the Opening Ceremony". Retrieved May 12, 2009.
- "Flagbearers for the Closing Ceremony". Retrieved May 12, 2009.
- "Torino 2006 Official Report - Alpine Skiing" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved May 12, 2009.
- "Torino 2006 Official Report - Cross Country Skiing" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved May 12, 2009.
- "Torino 2006 Official Report - Figure Skating" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved May 12, 2009.
- Kate Aurthur (February 23, 2006). "NBC's Strategy of Ducking 'Idol' Pays Off". New York Times. Retrieved May 12, 2009.