Turkey women's national volleyball team

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Turkey
Flag of Turkey.svg
AssociationTürkiye Voleybol Federasyonu
ConfederationCEV
Head coachGiovanni Guidetti
FIVB ranking12 (as of August 2017)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (First in 2012)
Best result9th (2012)
World Championship
Appearances4 (First in 2006)
Best result6th (2010)
World Cup
Appearances1 (First in 2003)
Best result7th (2003)
European Championship
Appearances13 (First in 1963)
Best result2nd, silver medalist(s) (2003)
www.voleybol.org.tr
TUR-FRA EVC 2009 Poland

The Turkey women's national volleyball team (Turkish: Türkiye Kadın Voleybol Milli Takımı) is formed by the Turkish Volleyball Federation (TVF) and represents Turkey in international CEV and FIVB organizations.

The team is one of the most successful national sport teams of the country and is nicknamed "Filenin Sultanları"[1] (English: Sultans of the Net) since 2003 Women's European Volleyball Championship hosted in Ankara, Turkey. It is ranked tenth in the FIVB World Rankings as of October, 2015. They are the bronze medalist of both 2011 Women's European Volleyball Championship and 2012 FIVB World Grand Prix. Giovanni Guidetti is the current head coach of the team.

Achievements[edit]

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Turkish roster in the 2018 World Championship.[13]

Head coach: Giovanni Guidetti

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2017–18 club
1 Hatice Gizem Örge 26 April 1993 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 270 cm (110 in) 260 cm (100 in) Turkey Vakıfbank Istanbul
2 Simge Şebnem Aköz 23 April 1991 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 55 kg (121 lb) 250 cm (98 in) 245 cm (96 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı VitrA
3 Cansu Özbay 17 October 1996 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 285 cm (112 in) 284 cm (112 in) Turkey Vakıfbank Istanbul
4 Beyza Arıcı 27 July 1995 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 293 cm (115 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı VitrA
5 Şeyma Ercan 5 July 1994 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 295 cm (116 in) Turkey Beşiktaş
7 Hande Baladın 1 September 1997 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı VitrA
9 Meliha İsmailoğlu 17 September 1993 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 301 cm (119 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı VitrA
10 Çağla Akın 19 January 1995 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 280 cm (110 in) Turkey Vakıfbank Istanbul
13 Meryem Çalık 3 February 1988 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 310 cm (120 in) Turkey Seramiksan
14 Eda Erdem Dündar (c) 22 June 1987 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 311 cm (122 in) 305 cm (120 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe
15 Ebrar Karakurt 17 January 2000 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 305 cm (120 in) Turkey Vakıfbank Istanbul
18 Zehra Güneş 7 July 1999 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 309 cm (122 in) 255 cm (100 in) Turkey Vakıfbank Istanbul
20 Aylin Sarıoğlu 21 July 1995 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Turkey Bursa
23 Derya Cebecioğlu 24 October 2000 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 280 cm (110 in) Turkey Vakıfbank Istanbul

Former squads[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Filenin Sultanları bu kez üzdü". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2013-08-18. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  2. ^ "Women Volleyball XV World Championship 2006 Japan – 31.10–16.11". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  3. ^ "Women Volleyball XIV World Championship 2010 Japan – 28.10–13.11". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2016-03-06. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  4. ^ "Women Volleyball World Cup 2003 – Japan 01-15.11". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  5. ^ "Women Volleyball XII European Championship 1981 Sofia (BUL) – 19–27.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  6. ^ "Women Volleyball XVI European Championship 1989 Stuttgart (FRG) – 02-10.09". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2011-03-01. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  7. ^ "Women Volleyball XIX European Championship 1995 Arnhem (NED) 23.09–01.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  8. ^ "Women Volleyball XXIII European Championship 2003 Ankara (TUR) – 20–28.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  9. ^ "Women Volleyball XXIV European Championship 2005 Zagreb,Pula (CRO) 17–25.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  10. ^ "Women Volleyball XXV European Championship 2007 Belgium, Luxembourg – 20–30.09". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2015-05-27. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  11. ^ "Women Volleyball XXVI European Championship 2009 – Poland 25.09–04.10". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2011-03-01. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  12. ^ "Women Volleyball XXVII European Championship 2011 Serbia and Italy 23.09 – 02.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  13. ^ "A Bayan Milli Takımımız, Dünya Şampiyonası İçin Japonya'ya Gitti". TVF (in Turkish). Retrieved 22 September 2018.

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