Turkey women's national volleyball team

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Turkey
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Association TVF
Confederation CEV
Head coach Giovanni Guidetti
FIVB ranking 12 (as of August 2016)
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Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 1 (First in 2012)
Best result 9th (2012)
World Championship
Appearances 3 (First in 2006)
Best result 6th (2010)
European Championship
Appearances 12 (First in 1963)
Best result 2nd, 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. Ferhat Akbaş is the current head coach of the team as of August 2015.

Achievements[edit]

Results and fixtures[edit]

2016[edit]

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Turkish roster in the 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix.[13]

Head coach:Giovanni Guidetti

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2015 club
1 Gizem Örge, HaticeHatice 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
2 Dalbeler, MerveMerve Dalbeler 27 June 1987 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe Grundig
3 Karadayı, GizemGizem Karadayı 14 January 1987 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 285 cm (112 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe Grundig
4 , Tutku Burcu YüzgençTutku Burcu Yüzgenç 15 January 1999 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 295 cm (116 in) Turkey Halkbank
5 Akman, KübraKübra Akman 13 October 1994 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 314 cm (124 in) 305 cm (120 in) Turkey Vakıfbank
6 Uslupehlivan, PolenPolen Uslupehlivan 27 August 1990 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 298 cm (117 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe Grundig
7 , Hande BaladınHande Baladın 1 September 1997 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 303 cm (119 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı
8 İsmailoğlu, MelihaMeliha İsmailoğlu 17 September 1993 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 304 cm (120 in) 301 cm (119 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe Grundig
9 Kalac, AsliAsli Kalac 13 December 1995 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Turkey Galatasaray Daikin
10 Önal, GüldenizGüldeniz Önal (C) 25 March 1986 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 293 cm (115 in) Turkey Galatasaray Daikin
11 Aydemir, NazNaz Aydemir 14 August 1990 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 249 cm (98 in) Turkey Vakıfbank
12 Melis Durul 21 October 1993 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 53 kg (117 lb) 280 cm (110 in) 275 cm (108 in) Turkey Sarıyer
14 Erdem Dündar, EdaEda Erdem Dündar 22 June 1987 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 311 cm (122 in) 305 cm (120 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe Grundig
16 Ceylan Arısan 1 January 1994 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 306 cm (120 in) 297 cm (117 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı
17 Aydınlar, NursevilNursevil Aydınlar 28 November 1995 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 293 cm (115 in) 285 cm (112 in) Turkey Galatasaray Daikin
19 Ezgi Dilik 12 June 1995 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 310 cm (120 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe Grundig
20 Gözde Yılmaz 9 September 1991 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 306 cm (120 in) 299 cm (118 in) Italy Busto Arsizio Volley
21 Özge Nur Yurtdagülen 6 August 1993 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 298 cm (117 in) Turkey Sarıyer
25 Fatma Yıldırım 6 August 1993 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 288 cm (113 in) 280 cm (110 in) Turkey Halkbank

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