Turkey
AssociationTürkiye Badminton Federasyonu (TBF)
ConfederationBE (Europe)
PresidentMurat Özmekik
BWF ranking
Current ranking54 Increase 1 (2 January 2024)
Highest ranking18 (2 January 2019)
Sudirman Cup
Appearances6 (first in 2003)
Best resultGroup stage
European Mixed Team Championships
Appearances1 (first in 2013)
Best resultGroup stage
European Men's Team Championships
Appearances6 (first in 2004)
Best resultGroup stage
European Women's Team Championships
Appearances7 (first in 2004)
Best resultQuarter-finals (2016, 2018, 2020)
Helvetia Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2001)
Best result18th (2001)

The Turkey national badminton team (Turkish: Türkiye milli badminton takımı) represents Turkey in international badminton team competitions.[1] It is controlled by the Turkish Badminton Federation (Turkish: Türkiye Badminton Federasyonu), the national organization for badminton in Turkey. The Turkey national team have never competed in the Thomas Cup and the Uber Cup.

Turkey have competed multiple times at the Sudirman Cup. The Turkey women's team had entered three consecutive quarterfinals at the European Women's Team Badminton Championships from 2016 to 2020.

In individual events, Turkey has won three bronze medals at the European Badminton Championships, most of them won by Neslihan Yiğit and Özge Bayrak. Neslihan and Özge also won Turkey's first badminton medal in the European Games.

Competitive record

European Team Championships

Helvetia Cup

Year Round Pos
1962 Did not enter
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1973
1975
1977
1979
1981
1983
1985
1987
1989
1991
1993
1995
1997
1999
2001 Group stage 18th
2003 Did not enter
2005
2007

Islamic Solidarity Games

Balkan Team Championships

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
1992 Third place 3rd
1993 Third place 3rd
1994 Third place 3rd
1995 Third place 3rd
1996 Third place 3rd
1997 Third place 3rd
1998 Fourth place 4th
1999 Fourth place 4th
2000 Third place 3rd
2001 Fourth place 4th
2002 Third place 3rd
2003 Third place 3rd
2004 Third place 3rd
2005 Group stage 5th
2006 Runners-up 2nd
2007 Third place 3rd
2008 Did not enter
2009 Runners-up 2nd
2010 Runners-up 2nd
2011 Runners-up 2nd
2012 Champions 1st
2014 Runners-up 2nd
2016 Did not enter
2018 Runners-up 2nd

Mediterranean Team Championships

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
2019 Did not enter
**Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Junior competitive record

Suhandinata Cup

See also: BWF World Junior Championships

Year Round Pos
2000 Did not enter
2002
2004
2006 Group stage 16th
2007 Group stage 15th
2008 Group stage 19th
2009 Did not enter
2010 Group stage 17th
2011 Group stage 12th
2012 Group stage 23rd
2013 Group stage 20th
2014 Did not enter
2015 Group stage 21st
2016 Did not enter
2017
2018
2019
2022 Withdrew
2023 Did not enter
2024 TBD

European Junior Team Championships

See also: European Junior Badminton Championships

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
1975 Did not enter
1977
1979
1981
1983
1985
1987
1989
1991
1993
1995
1997 Did not qualify
1999
2001
2003
2005
2007 Group stage 14th
2009 Group stage 15th
2011 Quarter-finals 6th
2013 Quarter-finals 5th
2015 Quarter-finals 6th
2017 Group stage 10th
2018 Quarter-finals 5th
2020 Did not enter
2022 Group stage 13th
2024 TBD

Finlandia Cup

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
1984 Did not enter
1986
1988
1990
1992
1994
1996 Group stage 15th
1998 Group stage 23rd
2000 Group stage 19th
2002 Group stage 18th
2004 Group stage 6th
2006 Third place 3rd

Balkan Junior Team Championships

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
1992 Third place 3rd
1993 Third place 3rd
1994 Third place 3rd
1995 Third place 3rd
1996 Third place 3rd
1997 Runners-up 2nd
1998 Fifth place 5th
1999 Fourth place 4th
2000 Third place 3rd
2001 Did not enter
2002 Third place 3rd
2003 Third place 3rd
2004 Runners-up 2nd
2005 Runners-up 2nd
2006 Champions 1st
2007 Runners-up 2nd
2008 Champions 1st
2010 Champions 1st
2011 Runners-up 2nd
2013 Runners-up 2nd
2015 Champions 1st
2016 Champions 1st
2017 Champions 1st
2019 Champions 1st

Mediterranean Junior Team Championships

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
2015 Champions 1st
2017 Champions 1st
**Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Players

Current squad

As of 2 January 2024

Men's team

Name DoB/Age Ranking of event
MS MD XD
Emre Lale (1993-10-14) 14 October 1993 (age 30) 321 - -
Orçun Öztürk (2003-01-06) 6 January 2003 (age 21) 697 - 1160
Yusuf Yaşar (1999-05-25) 25 May 1999 (age 24) 1383 1110 -
Yazgan Çalışır (2000-02-05) 5 February 2000 (age 24) 862 1110 -
Emre Güzel (2001-05-04) 4 May 2001 (age 22) - - 1457
Serhat Salım (1998-03-06) 6 March 1998 (age 26) - - -
Mehmet Çapar (1999-02-20) 20 February 1999 (age 25) - - -
Emre Sönmez (1999-07-24) 24 July 1999 (age 24) - - -

Women's team

Name DoB/Age Ranking of event
WS WD XD
Neslihan Arın (1994-02-26) 26 February 1994 (age 30) 37 - -
Özge Bayrak (1992-02-14) 14 February 1992 (age 32) 166 - -
Aliye Demirbağ (1998-02-19) 19 February 1998 (age 26) - - -
Büşra Ünlü (1999-01-30) 30 January 1999 (age 25) 481 - -
Bengisu Erçetin (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 23) - 71 -
Nazlıcan İnci (2000-03-06) 6 March 2000 (age 24) - 71 1457
Ayça Özgür (2003-05-06) 6 May 2003 (age 20) 889 - 1160
İlayda Nur Özelgül (1999-09-19) 19 September 1999 (age 24) - - -

Previous squads

European Team Championships

References

  1. ^ Populorum, Mike. "Archiv SudirmanCup". sbg.ac.at. Retrieved 8 May 2019.