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 7
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]

Roster for the EuroBasket Women 2017.[1]

Turkey women's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
PG 2 Bilgiç, Pelin 22 – (1994-07-15)15 July 1994 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
SG 3 Cora, Ayşe 24 – (1993-03-03)3 March 1993 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
PG 4 Çakır, Olcay 23 – (1993-07-13)13 July 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi Turkey
PG 7 Vardarlı, Birsel 32 – (1984-07-12)12 July 1984 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
SF 9 Çağlar, Bahar 28 – (1988-09-28)28 September 1988 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi Turkey
PG 10 Alben, Işıl 31 – (1986-02-22)22 February 1986 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) Galatasaray Turkey
PF 12 Canıtez, Tuğçe 26 – (1990-11-10)10 November 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
C 13 Hollingsworth, Quanitra 28 – (1988-11-15)15 November 1988 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi Turkey
SF 14 İvegin, Şaziye 35 – (1982-02-08)8 February 1982 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Abdullah Gül Üniversitesi Turkey
PF 15 Şenyürek, Tilbe 22 – (1995-04-26)26 April 1995 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Botaş SK Turkey
SF 17 Köksal, Cansu 23 – (1994-04-28)28 April 1994 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Galatasaray Turkey
C 33 Ural, Esra 25 – (1991-08-18)18 August 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Fenerbahçe Turkey
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 16 June 2017

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, 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)

2017 EuroBasket : finished 5th among 16 teams

Pelin Bilgiç, Ayşe Cora, Olcay Çakır, Birsel Vardarlı, Bahar Çağlar, Işıl Alben, Tuğçe Canıtez, Quanitra Hollingsworth, Şaziye İvegin, Tilbe Şenyürek, Cansu Köksal, Esra Ural, (Coach: Ekrem Memnun)

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