List of Turkish sportspeople


List of Turkish sportspeople

This is a list of notable .__NOTOC__

A

* Elvan Abeylegesse - Female middle and long distance track runner
* Nasuh Akar - Wrestler
* Gülşah Akkaya - Female basketball player
* Derya Aktop - Female boxer
* Halil Altıntop, footballer
* Hamit Altıntop, footballer
* Eşref Apak - Hammer thrower
* Cihat Arman - Footballer
* Sedat Artuç – Weightlifter
* Celal Atik - Wrestler
* İsmet Atlı - Wrestler
* Nazmi Avluca - Wrestler
* Süreyya Ayhan - Track Athlete
* Serkan Aykut – Footballer
* Kazım Ayvaz - Wrestler

B

* Can Bartu - Footballer
* Yıldıray Baştürk, footballer
* Mithat Bayrak - Wrestler
* Malik Beyleroğlu - Boxer
* Ahmet Bilek - Wrestler
* Gazanfer Bilge - Wrestler
* Emre Belözoğlu - Football Player

C

Ç

* Rıza Çalımbay - Footballer
* Nurcan Çarkçı - Female boxer
* Tanju Çolak – Footballer

D

* Mustafa Dağıstanlı - Wrestler
* Yasemin Dalkılıç - Free diver
* Ümit Davala – Footballer
* Gülşen Degener - Female billiards player
* Mithat Demirel, basketballer
* Mustafa Denizli - Footballer and coach
* Cem Dinç, basketballer
* Sinem Doğu - Female ice hockey player
* Yaşar Doğu - Wrestler

E

* Korel Engin, basketball player
* Ahmet Enünlü - Bodybuilder
* Isyan Erdoğan football (soccer) player
* Yaşar Erkan - Wrestler
* Hasibe Erkoç - female boxer

F

* Malik Fathi, footballer

G

* Hasan Gemici - Wrestler
* Aytek Genç, former Socceroo and Football(soccer)Coach
* Zekeriya Güçlü - World champion in wrestling
* Ersan Gülüm, football (soccer) player
* Damla Günay - Athlete (archery)

H

* Tunç Hamarat - Chess placer

I

* Kemal İzzet, footballer
* Muzzy Izzet – Footballer
* Tunç IlkinAmerican Football player, Sports journalist

İ

* Tunç İlkin, former Pittsburgh Steelers player and Sports Commentator
* Ersan İlyasova, Milwaukee Bucks player

J

K

* Nihat Kahveci – Footballer
* Hamit Kaplan - Wrestler
* Azar Karadas – Footballer
* Tuğba Karademir - Female figure skater
* Sümeyra Kaya - Female boxer
* Zekiye Keskin Satır - Athlete (Archery)
* Tevfik Kış - Wrestler
* Ahmet Kireççi - Wrestler
* Lefter Küçükandonyadis - Footballer

L

M

* İlhan Mansız – Footballer
* Halil Mutlu - Weightlifter

N

O

* İsmail Ogan - Wrestler
* Mehmet Oktav - Wrestler
* Metin Oktay - Footballer
* Mehmet Okur, Utah Jazz player and 2007 NBA All-Star
* Levent Osman, football (soccer) player

Ö

* Alpay Özalan – Footballer
* Tolgay Özbey, football (soccer) player
* Mesut Özil, footballer
* Hüseyin Özkan - Judoka

P

R

* Rüştü Reçber – Footballer
* Colin Kazim-Richards, footballer
* Ömer Rıza, footballer

S

* Ertugrul Saglam - Football Player/Coach
* Taner Sağır - Weightlifter
* Sinan Şamil Sam, boxer
* Mehmet Scholl, footballer
* Müzahir Sille - Wrestler
* Sedat Sir, Australian Rules Football player
* Bahattin Sofuoğlu - Motorcycle racer
* Kenan Sofuoğlu - Motorcycle racer
* Sinan Sofuoğlu - Motorcycle racer
* Naim Süleymanoğlu – Weightlifter

Ş

* Hülya Şahin (Julia Şahin), female pro boxer, Women's International Boxing Federation (WIBF) jr flyweight champion [ [http://www.wibf.de/WIBF_Ranking/WIBF_Ranking_-_TOP_10/wibf_ranking_-_top_10.html WIBF Ranking - TOP 10 ] ]
* Nejdet Şahin, football (soccer) player
* Nuri Şahin, footballer
* Tuncay Şanlı - Footballer
* Hasan Şaş – Footballer
* Hülya Şenyurt - Female judoka
* Bayram Şit - Wrestler
* Hakan Şükür – Footballer

T

* Jason Tahincioğlu - Auto racing driver
* Ufuk Talay, football (soccer) player
* Bahri Tanrıkulu - Taekwondo athlete
* Serdar Taşçı, footballer
* Ramazan Tavşancıoğlu, football (soccer) player
* Nurcan Taylan – Weightlifter
* Fatih Tekke - Footballer
* Fatih Terim - Footballer and coach
* Hamide Bıkçın Tosun - Female taekwondo athlete
* Cemil Turan - Footballer
* Hidayet TürkoğluNBA Basketball player

U

* Oktay Urkal, boxer
* Binnaz Uslu - Female middle distance track runner
* Yasemin Ustalar - Female boxer

V

W

* Fatima Whitbread, javelin thrower

Y

* Selma Yağcı - Female boxer
* Lev Yalcin, footballer
* Şemsi Yaralı - Female boxer
* Hamza Yerlikaya - Wrestler
* Selçuk Yula - Footballer
* Müjde Yüksel - Female basketball player

Z

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