Turkey women's national volleyball team

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.

Turkey
AssociationTürkiye Voleybol Federasyonu
ConfederationCEV
Head coachGiovanni Guidetti
FIVB ranking12 (as of September, 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (First in 2012)
Best result9th (2012)
World Championship
Appearances4 (First in 2006)
Best result6th (2010)
World Cup
Appearances1 (First in 2003)
Best result7th (2003)
European Championship
Appearances13 (First in 1963)
Best result (2003, 2019)
www.voleybol.org.tr

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. Giovanni Guidetti is the current head coach of the team.

Achievements

Team

Current squad

The following is the Turkish roster in the 2018 World Championship.[14]

Head coach: Giovanni Guidetti

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2018–19 club
1Hatice Gizem Örge26 April 19931.70 m (5 ft 7 in)59 kg (130 lb)270 cm (110 in)260 cm (100 in) Vakıfbank Istanbul
2Simge Şebnem Aköz23 April 19911.68 m (5 ft 6 in)55 kg (121 lb)250 cm (98 in)245 cm (96 in) Eczacıbaşı VitrA
3Cansu Özbay17 October 19961.82 m (6 ft 0 in)75 kg (165 lb)285 cm (112 in)284 cm (112 in) Vakıfbank Istanbul
4Beyza Arıcı27 July 19951.92 m (6 ft 4 in)82 kg (181 lb)302 cm (119 in)293 cm (115 in) Eczacıbaşı VitrA
5Şeyma Ercan5 July 19941.87 m (6 ft 2 in)75 kg (165 lb)302 cm (119 in)295 cm (116 in) Türk Hava Yolları
7Hande Baladın1 September 19971.89 m (6 ft 2 in)71 kg (157 lb)310 cm (120 in)300 cm (120 in) Eczacıbaşı VitrA
9Meliha İsmailoğlu17 September 19931.88 m (6 ft 2 in)70 kg (150 lb)310 cm (120 in)301 cm (119 in) Vakıfbank Istanbul
10Çağla Akın19 January 19951.77 m (5 ft 10 in)70 kg (150 lb)300 cm (120 in)280 cm (110 in) Galatasaray S.K.
13Meryem Çalık3 February 19881.94 m (6 ft 4 in)63 kg (139 lb)315 cm (124 in)310 cm (120 in) Galatasaray S.K.
14Eda Erdem Dündar (c)22 June 19871.88 m (6 ft 2 in)73 kg (161 lb)311 cm (122 in)305 cm (120 in) Fenerbahçe
15Ebrar Karakurt17 January 20001.94 m (6 ft 4 in)72 kg (159 lb)307 cm (121 in)305 cm (120 in) Vakıfbank Istanbul
18Zehra Güneş7 July 19991.94 m (6 ft 4 in)82 kg (181 lb)309 cm (122 in)255 cm (100 in) Vakıfbank Istanbul
20Aylin Sarıoğlu21 July 19951.68 m (5 ft 6 in)67 kg (148 lb)300 cm (120 in)290 cm (110 in) Nilüfer BS
23Derya Cebecioğlu24 October 20001.85 m (6 ft 1 in)65 kg (143 lb)290 cm (110 in)280 cm (110 in) Vakıfbank Istanbul

Former squads

See also

References

  1. "Filenin Sultanları bu kez üzdü". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2013-08-18. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  2. "Women Volleyball XV World Championship 2006 Japan – 31.10–16.11". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  3. "Women Volleyball XIV World Championship 2010 Japan – 28.10–13.11". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2016-03-06. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  4. "Women Volleyball World Cup 2003 – Japan 01-15.11". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  5. "Women Volleyball XII European Championship 1981 Sofia (BUL) – 19–27.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  6. "Women Volleyball XVI European Championship 1989 Stuttgart (FRG) – 02-10.09". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2011-03-01. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  7. "Women Volleyball XIX European Championship 1995 Arnhem (NED) 23.09–01.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  8. "Women Volleyball XXIII European Championship 2003 Ankara (TUR) – 20–28.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  9. "Women Volleyball XXIV European Championship 2005 Zagreb,Pula (CRO) 17–25.09". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  10. "Women Volleyball XXV European Championship 2007 Belgium, Luxembourg – 20–30.09". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2015-05-27. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  11. "Women Volleyball XXVI European Championship 2009 – Poland 25.09–04.10". Todor 66. Archived from the original on 2011-03-01. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  12. "Women Volleyball XXVII European Championship 2011 Serbia and Italy 23.09 – 02.10". Todor 66. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  13. "Serbia silence record-breaking crowd to retain EuroVolley crown". CEV - Confédération Européenne de Volleyball. 8 September 2019. Retrieved 9 September 2019.
  14. "A Bayan Milli Takımımız, Dünya Şampiyonası İçin Japonya'ya Gitti". TVF (in Turkish). Retrieved 22 September 2018.
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