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List of notable or famous weightlifters from Turkey, with bios and photos, including the top weightlifters born in Turkey and even some popular weightlifters who immigrated to Turkey. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Turkish weightlifters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These weightlifters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known weightlifter from Turkey is included when available.

List features Nezir Sagir, Bediha Tunadağı and more.

This historic weightlifters from Turkey list can help answer the questions "Who are some Turkish weightlifters of note?" and "Who are the most famous weightlifters from Turkey?" These prominent weightlifters of Turkey may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Turkish weightlifters.

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Aylin Daşdelen

Aylin Daşdelen is a European champion Turkish female weightlifter competing in the Women's 53 kg and 58 kg divisions. At the championships held 2003 in Loutraki, Greece, she broke three European records, in snatch, clean&jerk and in total weight lifted of the -58 kg division. Aylin is a member of ...more

Age: 33

Birthplace: Yenifakılı, Turkey

Profession: Weightlifter


Bediha Tunadağı

Bediha Tunadağı is a Turkish female weightlifter competing in the – 58 kg division. The 1.63 m tall sportswoman is a member of Gaziantep Halter İhtisas S.K. in her hometown, where she is coached by Mehmet Doğan. As of July 2012, her best accomplishment at international level is a fourth place ...more

Age: 30

Birthplace: Gaziantep, Turkey

Profession: Weightlifter


Bünyamin Sezer

Bünyami Sezer is a Turkish weightlifter competing in the –62 kg division. He won the silver medal in Snatch category at the 2010 European Weightlifting Championships held in Minsk, Belarus. Sezer recently won gold at the 2011 European Weightlifting Championships and 2012 European Weightlifting ...more

Age: 28

Birthplace: Tokat, Turkey

Profession: Weightlifter


Erol Bilgin

Erol Bilgin is a Turkish European champion in weightlifting competing in the 62 kg division. He was born in the western Anatolian city of Kütahya. Bilgin started weightlifting in 1998 at the Kütahya Gençlik Merkezi S.K. Two years later, he transferred to Tarım Kredi S.K. He is coached by Hilmi ...more

Age: 28

Birthplace: Kütahya, Turkey

Profession: Weightlifter