Turkey women's national basketball team

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Turkey Turkey
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FIBA ranking 7 Increase1
Joined FIBA 1936
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation Turkish Basketball Federation
Coach Ekrem Memnun
Nickname(s) Potanın Perileri
(Fairies of the Basket)
Olympic Games
Appearances 2
Women's World Cup
Appearances 1
EuroBasket
Appearances 6
Medals
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

The Turkish women's national basketball team, is the basketball side that represents Turkey in international competitions for women.

Competitive record[edit]

Team[edit]

Current roster[edit]

The following is the Turkey roster in the women's basketball tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1]

Turkey women's national basketball team – 2016 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
PG 4 Çakır, Olcay 23 – (1993-07-13)13 July 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
PF 5 Canıtez, Tuğçe 25 – (1990-11-10)10 November 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
PG 7 Vardarlı, Birsel 32 – (1984-07-12)12 July 1984 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
C 8 Ural, Esra 24 – (1991-08-18)18 August 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Abdullah Gül Turkey
PF 9 Çağlar, Bahar 27 – (1988-09-28)28 September 1988 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Galatasaray Turkey
PG 10 Alben, Işıl 30 – (1986-02-22)22 February 1986 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Galatasaray Turkey
C 11 Yılmaz, Nevriye 36 – (1980-06-16)16 June 1980 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) Galatasaray Turkey
C 12 Sanders, LaToya 29 – (1986-09-11)11 September 1986 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Abdullah Gül Turkey
SG 13 Cora, Ayşe 23 – (1993-03-03)3 March 1993 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Beşiktaş Turkey
F 14 İvegin, Şaziye 34 – (1982-02-08)8 February 1982 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Beşiktaş Turkey
PF 15 Şenyürek, Tilbe 21 – (1995-04-26)26 April 1995 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Botaşspor Turkey
PF 33 Kimyacıoğlu, Şebnem 33 – (1983-06-14)14 June 1983 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Yakın Doğu Turkey
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Turkey Aziz Akkaya
  • Turkey Murat Bilge
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 6 August 2016

Past Rosters[edit]

Turkey (red kit) vs. Czech Republic at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Turkey (white kit) vs. Serbia at the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women.

2005 EuroBasket: finished 8th among 12 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Birsel Vardarlı, Müjde Yüksel, Nilay Yiğit, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Esmeral Tunçluer, Aylin Yıldızoğlu, Nevriye Yılmaz, Serap Yücesir, Yasemin Horasan, Arzu Bildirir, Korel Engin, (Coach: Cem Akdağ)

2007 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Gülşah Akkaya, Birsel Vardarlı, Nilay Yiğit, Şebnem Kimyacıoğlu, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Didem Sarıca, Yasemin Horasan, Bahar Çağlar, Korel Engin, (Coach: Cem Akdağ)

2009 EuroBasket: finished 9th among 16 teams

Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Yasemen Saylar, Birsel Vardarlı, Nilay Yiğit, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Dürdane Gülşah Gümüşay, Sariye Gökçe, Melek Bilge, Naile İvegin, Yasemin Horasan, Nevin Nevlin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2011 EuroBasket: finished 2nd among 16 teams

Nilay Yiğit, Birsel Vardarlı, Işıl Alben, Tuğba Palazoğlu, Seda Erdoğan, Gülşah Akkaya, Şaziye İvegin-Karslı, Bahar Çağlar, Yasemin Horasan, Naile Ivegin, Nevriye Yılmaz, Nevin Nevlin, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2013 EuroBasket: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Tuğba Palazoğlu, Tuğçe Canıtez, Ayşegül Günay, Birsel Vardarlı, Yasemin Begüm Dalgalar, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Naile Çırak, Quanitra Hollingsworth, Şaziye İvegin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2014 FIBA World Championship for Women: finished 4th among 16 teams

Tuğba Palazoğlu, Tuğçe Canıtez, Cansu Köksal, Birsel Vardarlı, Yasemin Begüm Dalgalar, Esmeral Tunçluer, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, LaToya Pringle, Tilbe Şenyürek, Şaziye İvegin, Bahar Çağlar, (Coach: Ceyhun Yıldızoğlu)

2015 EuroBasket : finished 5th among 20 teams

Pınar Demirok, Tuğçe Canıtez, Cansu Köksal, Birsel Vardarlı, Olcay Çakır, Bahar Çağlar, Işıl Alben, Nevriye Yılmaz, Lara Sanders, Ayşe Cora, Tilbe Şenyürek, Şaziye İvegin, (Coach: Sevgi Karasu)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Memnun adds Ural to Turkey's Olympic roster". FIBA. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 

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