Turkish Swimming Federation

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Turkish Swimming Federation
Türkiye Yüzme Federasyonu
Sport Swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and open water swimming
Abbreviation (TYF)
Founded 1957
Affiliation International Swimming Federation (FINA)
Location Ankara, Turkey
President Ass. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Mazhar Bozdoğan
Official website

The Turkish Swimming Federation (Turkish: Türkiye Yüzme Federasyonu, TYF) is the governing body of the five aquatic sports, namely swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo and open water swimming in Turkey. It was founded in 1957. The Turkish organization is member of the European Swimming League (LEN) and the International Swimming Federation (FINA).[1] The TYF is based in Ankara and its current chairman is Associate Prof. Dr. Ahmet Mazhar Bozdoğan.[2]

The Turkish Swimming Federation organizes aquatic sports competitions at national, European and World level in all categories for men and women of recognized age classes.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "Anasayfa" (in Turkish). TYF. Retrieved 0212-11-23.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "Federasyon Başkanı" (in Turkish). TYF. Retrieved 2012-11-23. 
  3. ^ Distribution of rôles in TYF (Turkish)
  4. ^ Structure of TYF (Turkish)