Turkey at the Olympics

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Turkey at the Olympic Games

Flag of Turkey
IOC code  TUR
NOC Turkish National Olympic Committee
Website olimpiyat.org.tr (English) (Turkish)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Turkey, then the Ottoman Empire first participated at the Olympic Games in 1908 and has sent athletes to compete in most editions of the Summer Olympic Games since then. Turkey has also participated in most Winter Olympic Games since their first appearance in 1936.

Turkish athletes have won a total of 87 medals, divided into 39 golds, 24 silvers and 24 bronzes. Turkey won the most medals in wrestling.

The National Olympic Committee for Turkey, Turkish National Olympic Committee was created in 1908 and recognized in 1911.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total
Ottoman Empire
United Kingdom 1908 London 1 0 0 0 0
Sweden 1912 Stockholm 2 0 0 0 0
Belgium 1920 Antwerp was not invited after World War I
Turkey
France 1924 Paris 22 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam 31 0 0 0 0
United States 1932 Los Angeles did not participate
Germany 1936 Berlin 48 1 0 1 2
United Kingdom 1948 London 58 6 4 2 12
Finland 1952 Helsinki 51 2 0 1 3
Australia 1956 Melbourne 19 3 2 2 7
Italy 1960 Rome 49 7 2 0 9
Japan 1964 Tokyo 23 2 3 1 6
Mexico 1968 Mexico City 29 2 0 0 2
West Germany 1972 Munich 43 0 1 0 1
Canada 1976 Montreal 27 0 0 0 0
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow did not participate
United States 1984 Los Angeles 46 0 0 3 3
South Korea 1988 Seoul 41 1 1 0 2
Spain 1992 Barcelona 47 2 2 2 6
United States 1996 Atlanta 53 4 1 1 6
Australia 2000 Sydney 57 3 0 2 5
Greece 2004 Athens 65 3 3 5 11
China 2008 Beijing 67 1 3 3 7
United Kingdom 2012 London 114 1 2 1 4
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 103 1 3 4 8
Japan 2020 Tokyo future event
Total 39 27 28 94

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total Medal Rank
Wrestling 29 18 16 63 5
Weightlifting 8 1 2 11 6
Taekwondo 1 3 3 7 7
Judo 1 0 1 2 28
Athletics 0 3 3 6 53
Boxing 0 2 3 5 45
Total 39 27 28 94

List of Medalist[edit]

Summer Olympics

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Germany 1936 Berlin Erkan, YaşarYaşar Erkan Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Featherweight
 Bronze Germany 1936 Berlin Kireççi, AhmetAhmet Kireççi Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Middleweight
 Gold United Kingdom 1948 London Akar, NasuhNasuh Akar Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle 52 – 57 kg (bantamweight)
 Gold United Kingdom 1948 London Bilge, GazanferGazanfer Bilge Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle 57 – 63 kg (featherweight)
 Gold United Kingdom 1948 London Atik, CelalCelal Atik Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle 63 – 67 kg (lightweight)
 Gold United Kingdom 1948 London Dogu, YasarYasar Dogu Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle 67 – 73 kg (welterweight)
 Gold United Kingdom 1948 London Kireççi, AhmetAhmet Kireççi Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman + 87 kg (super heavyweight)
 Gold United Kingdom 1948 London Oktav, MehmetMehmet Oktav Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 57 – 61 kg (featherweight)
 Silver United Kingdom 1948 London Balamir, HalitHalit Balamir Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle - 52 kg (flyweight)
 Silver United Kingdom 1948 London Candemir, AdilAdil Candemir Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle 73 – 79 kg (middleweight)
 Silver United Kingdom 1948 London Olcay, KenanKenan Olcay Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman - 52 kg (flyweight)
 Silver United Kingdom 1948 London Tayfur, MuhlisMuhlis Tayfur Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 73 – 79 kg (middleweight)
 Bronze United Kingdom 1948 London Kaya, HalilHalil Kaya Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 52 – 57 kg (bantamweight)
 Bronze United Kingdom 1948 London Sarıalp, RuhiRuhi Sarıalp Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's Triple Jump
 Gold Finland 1952 Helsinki Gemici, HasanHasan Gemici Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Flyweight
 Gold Finland 1952 Helsinki Şit, BayramBayram Şit Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Featherweight
 Bronze Finland 1952 Helsinki Atan, AdilAdil Atan Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Light-Heavyweight
 Gold Australia 1956 Melbourne Bayrak, MithatMithat Bayrak Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Welterweight
 Gold Australia 1956 Melbourne Dağıstanlı, MustafaMustafa Dağıstanlı Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Freestyle Bantamweight
 Gold Australia 1956 Melbourne Kaplan, HamitHamit Kaplan Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Freestyle Heavyweight
 Silver Australia 1956 Melbourne Doğan, RızaRıza Doğan Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Greco-Roman Lightweight
 Silver Australia 1956 Melbourne Zengin, İbrahimİbrahim Zengin Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Freestyle Welterweight
 Bronze Australia 1956 Melbourne Eğribaş, Dursun AliDursun Ali Eğribaş Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Greco-Roman Flyweight
 Bronze Australia 1956 Melbourne Akbaş, HüseyinHüseyin Akbaş Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Freestyle Flyweight
 Gold Italy 1960 Rome Sille, MüzahirMüzahir Sille Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Featherweight
 Gold Italy 1960 Rome Bayrak, MithatMithat Bayrak Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Welterweight
 Gold Italy 1960 Rome Kis, TevfikTevfik Kis Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Light Heavyweight
 Gold Italy 1960 Rome Bilek, AhmetAhmet Bilek Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Flyweight
 Gold Italy 1960 Rome Dagistanli, MustafaMustafa Dagistanli Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Freestyle Featherweight
 Gold Italy 1960 Rome Güngör, HasanHasan Güngör Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Freestyle Middleweight
 Gold Italy 1960 Rome Atli, IsmetIsmet Atli Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Freestyle Light Heavyweight
 Silver Italy 1960 Rome Ogan, IsmailIsmail Ogan Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Freestyle Welterweight
 Silver Italy 1960 Rome Kaplan, HamitHamit Kaplan Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Freestyle Heavyweight
 Gold Japan 1964 Tokyo Ayvaz, KazimKazim Ayvaz Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman Lightweight
 Gold Japan 1964 Tokyo Ogan, IsmailIsmail Ogan Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Welterweight
 Silver Japan 1964 Tokyo Akbas, HüseyinHüseyin Akbas Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Bantamweight
 Silver Japan 1964 Tokyo Güngör, HasanHasan Güngör Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Middleweight
 Silver Japan 1964 Tokyo Ayik, AhmetAhmet Ayik Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Light Heavyweight
 Bronze Japan 1964 Tokyo Kaplan, HamitHamit Kaplan Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Heavyweight
 Gold Mexico 1968 Mexico City Atalay, MahmutMahmut Atalay Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Welterweight
 Gold Mexico 1968 Mexico City Ayik, AhmetAhmet Ayik Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle Light Heavyweight
 Silver West Germany 1972 Munich Vehbi Akdağ Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 62 kg
 Bronze United States 1984 Los Angeles Can, EyüpEyüp Can Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's Flyweight (51 kg)
 Bronze United States 1984 Los Angeles Aykaç, TurgutTurgut Aykaç Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's Featherweight (57 kg)
 Bronze United States 1984 Los Angeles Taşkın, AyhanAyhan Taşkın Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle +100 kg
 Gold South Korea 1988 Seoul Süleymanoğlu, NaimNaim Süleymanoğlu Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weighlifting Men's 60 kg
 Silver South Korea 1988 Seoul Gençalp, NecmiNecmi Gençalp Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 82 kg
 Gold Spain 1992 Barcelona Süleymanoğlu, NaimNaim Süleymanoğlu Wrestling pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 60 kg
 Gold Spain 1992 Barcelona Pirim, AkifAkif Pirim Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 62 kg
 Silver Spain 1992 Barcelona Başar, HakkıHakkı Başar Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 90 kg
 Silver Spain 1992 Barcelona Şimşek, KenanKenan Şimşek Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 90 kg
 Bronze Spain 1992 Barcelona Şenyurt, HülyaHülya Şenyurt Judo pictogram.svg Judo Women's Extra Lightweight (48 kg)
 Bronze Spain 1992 Barcelona Kayali, AliAli Kayali Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 100 kg
 Gold United States 1996 Atlanta Mutlu, HalilHalil Mutlu Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 54 kg
 Gold United States 1996 Atlanta Süleymanoğlu, NaimNaim Süleymanoğlu Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 64 kg
 Gold United States 1996 Atlanta Yerlikaya, HamzaHamza Yerlikaya Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 82 kg
 Gold United States 1996 Atlanta Demir, MahmutMahmut Demir Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Freestyle 130 kg
 Silver United States 1996 Atlanta Beyleroglu, MalikMalik Beyleroglu Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's Middleweight
 Bronze United States 1996 Atlanta Pirim, AkifAkif Pirim Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 62 kg
 Gold Australia 2000 Sydney Ozkan, HuseyinHuseyin Ozkan Judo pictogram.svg Judo Men's 66 kg
 Gold Australia 2000 Sydney Mutlu, HalilHalil Mutlu Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
 Gold Australia 2000 Sydney Yerlikaya, HamzaHamza Yerlikaya Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 85 kg
 Bronze Australia 2000 Sydney Bikçin, HamideHamide Bikçin Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's 57 kg
 Bronze Australia 2000 Sydney Bereket, AdemAdem Bereket Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 76 kg
 Gold Greece 2004 Athens Taylan, NurcanNurcan Taylan Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Women's 48 kg
 Gold Greece 2004 Athens Mutlu, HalilHalil Mutlu Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
 Gold Greece 2004 Athens Sağır, TanerTaner Sağır Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 77 kg
 Silver Greece 2004 Athens Eroğlu, ŞerefŞeref Eroğlu Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 66 kg
 Silver Greece 2004 Athens Tanrıkulu, BahriBahri Tanrıkulu Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Men's 80 kg
 Silver Greece 2004 Athens Yalçınkaya, AtagünAtagün Yalçınkaya Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Light flyweight
 Bronze Greece 2004 Athens Apak, EşrefEşref Apak Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's hammer throw
 Bronze Greece 2004 Athens Artuç, SedatSedat Artuç Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
 Bronze Greece 2004 Athens Arabacıoğlu, ReyhanReyhan Arabacıoğlu Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 77 kg
 Bronze Greece 2004 Athens Özal, MehmetMehmet Özal Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 96 kg
 Bronze Greece 2004 Athens Polatci, AydinAydin Polatci Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 120 kg
 Gold China 2008 Beijing Şahin, RamazanRamazan Şahin Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 66 kg
 Silver China 2008 Beijing Abeylegesse, ElvanElvan Abeylegesse Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 5,000 metre
 Silver China 2008 Beijing Abeylegesse, ElvanElvan Abeylegesse Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 10,000 metre
 Silver China 2008 Beijing Tanrıkulu, AzizeAzize Tanrıkulu Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's 57 kg
 Bronze China 2008 Beijing Kılıç, YakupYakup Kılıç Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's 57 kg
 Bronze China 2008 Beijing Tazegül, ServetServet Tazegül Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Men's 68 kg
 Bronze China 2008 Beijing Avluca, NazmiNazmi Avluca Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's greco-roman 84 kg
 Gold United Kingdom 2012 London Tazegül, ServetServet Tazegül Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Men's 68 kg
 Silver United Kingdom 2012 London Bulut, GamzeGamze Bulut Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's 1500 m
 Silver United Kingdom 2012 London Tatar, NurNur Tatar Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's 67 kg
 Bronze United Kingdom 2012 London Kayaalp, RızaRıza Kayaalp Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 120 kg
 Gold Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Akgül, TahaTaha Akgül Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 125 kg
 Silver Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Ismayilov, DaniyarDaniyar Ismayilov Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 69 kg
 Silver Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Kayaalp, RızaRıza Kayaalp Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 130 kg
 Silver Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Yaşar, SelimSelim Yaşar Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 86 kg
 Bronze Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Copello, YasmaniYasmani Copello Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 400 metres hurdles
 Bronze Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro İldem, CenkCenk İldem Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 98 kg
 Bronze Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Demirtaş, SonerSoner Demirtaş Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 74 kg
 Bronze Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Tatar, NurNur Tatar Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's 67 kg

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