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List of famous athletes from Turkey, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Turkey has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Turkish athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Turkey and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Turkey then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Turkish athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Turkey?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Turkey in order to get more information about each one.

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Nuri Şahin Turkey national football team

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Leon Osman Everton F.C.

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Hamit Altıntop FC Bayern Munich

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Alper Balaban Eskişehirspor

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Halil Altıntop FC Schalke 04

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Colin Kazim-Richards Fenerbahçe SK

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Ceyhun Gülselam Trabzonspor

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Ali Bilgin Kayserispor

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Berkant Göktan TSV 1860 München

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Erhan Albayrak Konyaspor

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Serhat Akın Konyaspor

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Ersen Martin Beşiktaş J.K.

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Ahmet Kuru Antalyaspor

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Ali Güneş SC Freiburg

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Deniz Yılmaz Bayern Munich II

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Erol Bulut FC Metalurh Donetsk

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Gökhan Inler Switzerland national football team

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Zaza Pachulia Atlanta Hawks

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Eren Derdiyok FC Basel

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Veli Kavlak SK Rapid Wien

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Hamide Bıkçın Tosun

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Aydın Karabulut B.B. Ankaraspor

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Gürhan Gürsoy Fenerbahçe SK

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Yasemin Horasan

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Umut Güzelses Maccabi Herzliya

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Ümit Korkmaz SK Rapid Wien

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Ekrem Dağ Beşiktaş J.K.

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Mehmet Aurélio Beşiktaş J.K.

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Ümit Karan Galatasaray

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Can Arat Fenerbahçe SK

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Uğur İnceman Antalyaspor

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Volkan Arslan Orduspor

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Hakan Balta Galatasaray