Turkish Olympian articles on Wikipedia
Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens
The Temple of Olympian Zeus (Greek: Ναός του Ολυμπίου Διός, Naos tou Olympiou Dios), also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a
Apr 25th 2017



Turkish women in sports
In the Mediterranean Games İlke Ozyüksel (born 1997), first ever Turkish Olympian Dürdane Altunel Furkan Asena Aydın, world and European champion Arzu
Feb 15th 2017



Olympians (Marvel Comics)
The Olympians are a fictional species appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. These characters are based loosely on the Twelve Olympians
Jan 6th 2017



Mount Ida (Turkey)
Mount Ida (Turkish: Kazdağı, pronounced [kazdaːɯ], meaning "Goose Mountain", Kaz Dağları, or Karataş Tepesi) is a mountain in northwestern Turkey, some
Apr 23rd 2017



Kelime Çetinkaya
Kelime Aydın Cetinkaya (born June 15, 1982) is a four-time Olympian female cross country skier from Turkey competing since 2001. Competing in three Winter
Jan 14th 2017



Turkey at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Turkey competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. Since the nation's debut in 1908, Turkish athletes had
Jan 12th 2017



İlkay
"moon". Thus, İlkay means "new moon". İlkay Dikmen (born 1981), Turkish female Olympian swimmer İlkay Durmuş (born 1994), Turkish male footballer İlkay
Oct 10th 2015



Ekaterina Avramova
Ekaterina Avramova (Bulgarian: Екатерина Аврамова) (born 12 November 1991 in Sofia) is a Bulgarian-born swimmer competing for Turkey. She started her professional
Apr 22nd 2017



Cem Yılmaz (rower)
Cem Yılmaz (born June 3, 1982) is a Turkish-OlympianTurkish Olympian rower, currently competing for Galatasaray Rowing. He was part of the Turkish men's eight rowing team
Aug 19th 2016



Derya
female archer of Ukrainian origin Derya Büyükuncu (born 1976), Turkish male Olympian swimmer Derya Can Gocen, Turkish world record holder female free-diver
Nov 4th 2016



Yaşar Yılmaz
YaYaşar Yılmaz (born 4 March 1930) was a Turkish Olympian sports wrestler in the Bantamweight and Featherweight division of Men's Greco-Roman style. He won
Feb 19th 2017



Ekrem Boyalı
Ekrem Boyalı (born July 15, 1970) is an Olympian Turkish former Taekwondo practitioner and coach. Ekrem Boyalı was born on July 15, 1970 in Konya, Turkey
Mar 9th 2017



Bekir Özlü
Bekir Ozlü (born Betkili Shukvani, GeorgianGeorgian: ბეთქილ შუკვანი, on August 30, 1988 in Mestia, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Georgia) is an Olympian GeorgianGeorgian-born
Dec 14th 2016



Akgül
several Turkic languages) may refer to: Bilal Akgül (born 1982), Turkish-OlympianTurkish Olympian mountain biker Ferman Akgül (born 1979), Turkish songwriter Mustafa
May 13th 2016



Cem (given name)
(born 1973), Turkish stand-up comedian Cem Yılmaz (rower) (born 1982), Turkish Olympian rower Anglicized version Jem Jem Karacan (born 1989), English footballer
Mar 21st 2017



Cyprus at the Olympics
Cyprus has sent athletes to every Olympic-GamesOlympic Games held since 1980. Cyprus earned its first Olympic medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics when Pavlos Kontides
Jan 5th 2017



Zehra Öktem
Zehra Oktem (born September 4, 1959 in Trabzon, Turkey) is a Turkish female Olympian archer. She resides in Antalya. She graduated from Istanbul Technical
Dec 18th 2016



Mehmet Çoban
Mehmet Coban (1905–1969), aka Koc Coban Mehmet, was a Turkish Olympian wrestler in the heavyweight division of Greco-Roman style. He was born 1905 in Balıkesir
Feb 19th 2017



Çoban
Seljuks Kenan Coban (born 1975), Turkish actor Mehmet Coban (1905-1969), Turkish Olympian wrestler Bekir Coban-zade (1893-1937), Crimean Tatar poet Coban Mustafa
Apr 2nd 2015



Şimşek
Turkish conductor of Western classical music Kenan Şimşek (born 1968), Turkish Olympian sport wrestler and oil wrestler Mehmet Şimşek (born 1967), Turkish
Feb 8th 2014



Cavit
Turkish origin. People with that name include: Cavit Cav (1905-1982), Turkish Olympian cyclist Cavit Erdel (1884-1933), military officer of the Ottoman Army
Oct 29th 2016



Turkey at the Olympics
Turkey, then the Ottoman Empire first participated at the Olympic Games in 1908 and has sent athletes to compete in most editions of the Summer Olympic
Apr 8th 2017



Mithat Yıldırım
Mithat Yıldırım (born January 12, 1966) is a retired Olympian cross country skier from Turkey. Mithat Yıldırım competed for Turkey at the 1992 Winter Olympics
Jan 14th 2017



Kenan (name)
Şahin (born 1984), Turkish-German footballer Kenan Şimşek (born 1968), Turkish Olympian sport wrestler and oil wrestler Kenan Sipahi (born 1995), Turkish basketball
Mar 24th 2016



Turkey at the 1928 Summer Olympics
received fourth place for the first time ever. Tayyar Yalaz was the Turkish Olympian, whose name was listed in the official table of honor, which lists
Dec 9th 2016



Nuri Boytorun
Mehmet Nuri Boytorun (1908 – November 28, 1988) was a Turkish Olympian sport wrestler, trainer and technical director. He competed in the Middleweight
Feb 19th 2017



Tamer
Tamer is a given name and surname of Turkish origin. It means Competent soldier in Turkish. In Arabic the name is more closely related to Tamr (as in dates)
Mar 21st 2017



Ayşegül Ergin
Ayşegül Ergin-BoyalErgin Boyalı (born Ayşegül Ergin in1971) is a former Olympian Turkish female Taekwondo practitioner. At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona,
Feb 20th 2017



Atakan Alaftargil
Atakan Alaftargil (born November 9, 1976) is a retired Olympian alpine skier from Turkey, who competed in slalom and giant slalom events. Atakan Alaftargil
Jan 15th 2017



Serkan Atasay
Serhiy Anatoliyevich Serhieiev (also Serkan Atasay, Ukrainian: Сергій Анатолійович Сергеєв; born March 11, 1970) is a Ukrainian-born Turkish swimmer, who
Apr 28th 2017



Şeref Tüfenk
Şeref Tüfenk (born September 22, 1983 in Rize) is a Turkish amateur Greco-Roman wrestler, who competed for the men's middleweight category. He is a two-time
Feb 19th 2017



Talat (given name)
investor, and Republican fundraiser Talat Tuncalp (born c. 1917), Turkish Olympian road cyclist Talat Wizarat (born 1946), scholar of International Relations
Aug 25th 2016



Arif Alaftargil
Arif Alaftargil (born October 27, 1973) is a retired Olympian alpine skier from Turkey, who competed in slalom and giant slalom events. Arif Alaftargil
Jan 15th 2017



Emre Şimşek
Emre Şimşek (born June 14, 1987) is an Olympian Turkish skier competing in the alpine disciplines. The 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) tall athlete is coached by his
Jan 15th 2017



Talat Tunçalp
14 January 2014, it was noted that Tuncalp was the oldest surviving Turkish Olympian. He died on 1 January 2017 at the age of 101. Tuncalp was interred
Apr 28th 2017



List of Turkish sportspeople
This is a list of notable Turkish sportspeople. Elvan AbeylegesseFemale middle and long distance track runner Mustafa Abi – former Basketball player
Nov 15th 2016



Balıkesir Province
Balıkesir Province (Turkish: Balıkesir ili) is a province in northwestern Turkey, having coastlines on both the Sea of Marmara and the Aegean. Its adjacent
Mar 21st 2017



Cavit Cav
Cavit Cav (1905–29 April 1982) was a Turkish Olympian road cyclist. He was born 1905 in Saloniki, then Ottoman Empire. Cavit Cav took up cycling, and won
Dec 24th 2016



Berk Tuna
Tuna Berk Tuna (born May 7, 1976 in Manisa) is a retired Turkish triple jumper. Representing his nation Turkey at the 2004 Summer Olympics, Tuna currently holds
Aug 14th 2016



Hakan Kiper
Hakan Kiper (born August 4, 1973) is a Turkish former swimmer, who specialized in breaststroke events. During his sporting career, he held numerous Turkish
Jul 25th 2016



Kenan Şimşek
Kenan Şimşek (born 1968 in Ordu, Turkey) was a Turkish Olympian wrestler competing in the 90 kg division of freestyle. He was a member of the club Ankara
Apr 28th 2017



Refik
Refik is a masculine given name of Arabic origin meaning friend, associate, husband, companion or fellow. It may refer to: Ahmet Refik Altınay (1881–1937)
Apr 22nd 2017



Demir Atasoy
Demir Atasoy (also Dmitry Cherkasov, born May 26, 1987 in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian-SSRUkrainian SSR) is a Ukrainian-born Turkish swimmer, who specialized in the breaststroke
Apr 28th 2017



Yıldırım
convicted Turkish spy of the Cold War era Mahmut Yıldırım (born 1953), Turkish Olympian contract killer Mithat Yıldırım (born 1966), Turkish cross-country
Aug 6th 2016



Cave of Zeus, Aydın
This article is about the cave in Aydın, Turkey. For the cave in Crete, Greece, see Cave of Zeus. The Cave of Zeus (Turkish: Zeus Mağarası) is a show cave
Dec 10th 2016



Leonel Marshall Jr.
For the retired Cuban volleyball Olympian, see Marshall-Sr">Leonel Marshall Sr. This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Marshall and
Feb 19th 2017



Yılmaz
actor, cartoonist and screenwriter Cem Yılmaz (rower) (born 1982), Turkish-OlympianTurkish Olympian rower Cevdet Yılmaz (born 1967), Turkish politician Deniz Yılmaz (born
Feb 8th 2017



Tuğba Daşdemir Kocaağa
Tuğba Daşdemir Kocaağa (born Tuğba Daşdemir on May 25, 1985) is an Olympian Turkish female skier competing in the alpine disciplines. The 1.65 m (5 ft
Jan 15th 2017



Football at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's team squads
Main article: Football at the 1928 Head Summer Olympics Head coach: Head Jose Lago Head coach: Head Victor Lowenfelt Head coach: Head Frank Powell Head coach: Head
Mar 20th 2017



Ali Faez
Ali Faez Atiyah (Arabic: علي فائز عطية‎‎; born 9 September 1994 in Baghdad, Iraq) is an Iraqi football defender and an Olympian who plays for Turkish
Apr 1st 2017





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