Turkish Hockey Federation

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Turkish Hockey Federation
Türkiye Hokey Federasyon

THF
Sport Hockey
Founded February 6, 2002; 14 years ago (2002-02-06)
Affiliation International Hockey Federation (FIH)
Regional affiliation European Hockey Federation (EHF)
Location Yenişehir, Ankara
Chairman Sadık Karakan (2009-present)
Official website
www.turkhokey.gov.tr
Turkey

Turkish Hockey Federation (Turkish: Türkiye Hokey Federasyonu, THF) is the governing body of the field hockey and indoor field hockey sports in Turkey. It was established on February 6, 2002. It is a member of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) since December 5, 2002. The THF is based in Ankara and its current chairman is Orhan Duman.[1] The federation is chaired by Sadık Karakan since September 5, 2009.[2][3]

Domestic events[edit]

The federation organizes tournaments and leagues for both gender in the U10, U12, U14, U16, U18, U21 and senior categories.[1][4]

Men
  • Turkish Men's Indoor Hockey Super League[5]
  • Turkish Men's Hockey Super League[6]
  • Turkish U18 Boys' Indoor Hockey Championships
  • Turkish U18 Boys' Field Hockey Championships (18 teams)[7]
Women
  • Turkish Women's Indoor Hockey Super League[8]
  • Turkish Women's Hockey Super League[9]
  • Turkish U18 Girls' Indoor Hockey Championships
  • Turkish U18 Girls' Field Hockey Championships (16 teams)[7]

International participation[edit]

Turkey national teams of men and women participate in EuroHockey competitions in the U18 (youth), U21 (junior) and senior categories.[1][4]

Men
  • Eurohockey Men's Indoor Club Challenge I
  • Eurohockey Men's Indoor Junior Championship II
  • Eurohockey Men’s Club Champions Challenge III
  • Eurohockey Boy's Youth Championship II
  • Eurohockey Men's Championship III
Women
  • Eurohockey Women's Indoor Club Challenge I
  • Eurohockey Women's Indoor Junior Championship II[10]
  • Eurohockey Women’s Club Champions Challenge III
  • Eurohockey Girls' Youth Championship III[11]
  • Eurohockey Women's Championship III

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tarihçe" (in Turkish). Türkiye Hokey Federasyonu. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  2. ^ "Başkanlar" (in Turkish). Yürkiye Hokey Federasyonu. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  3. ^ "Türkiye Hokey Federasyonu Başkanı Highway’de". detay (in Turkish). 2013-05-16. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  4. ^ a b "01 Ocak - 31 Aralık 2013 Dönemi Faaliyet Programı" (in Turkish). Turkiye Hokey Federasyonu. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  5. ^ "Türkiye Erkekler Salon Hokeyi Süper Ligi". Son Dakika (in Turkish). 2013-01-30. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  6. ^ "Hokey süper ligi başladı". Gaziantep Ekspres (in Turkish). 2012-06-25. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  7. ^ a b "Türkiye Şampiyonasında Finalin Adı Belli Oldu!" (in Turkish). Türkiye Hokey Federasyonu. 2013-05-12. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  8. ^ "Hokey Takımımız Artık Süper Lig’de Mücadele Edecek" (in Turkish). Konya Belediyespor. 2011-04-05. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  9. ^ "Türkiye Bayanlar Hokey Süper Lig maçları Zonguldak’ta yapılacak...". Amatörün Dünyası (in Turkish). 2012-07-16. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  10. ^ "Türkiye Hokey Milli Takımı, Portekiz'de Şampiyonluk Yolunda Önemli Adımlar Attı". Avrupa Birliği Gazetesi (in Turkish). 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2013-05-27. 
  11. ^ "Hokey Sporcusu Nurhan Çınar Turnuvanın En İyi Oyuncusu". Malatya Gerçek (in Turkish). 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2013-05-27.