Ayse Melis Gürkaynak

Ayse Melis Gürkaynak

VakifBank Istanbul (TUR)
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183 cm
68 kg

Melis Gürkaynak, was born in April 20 1990, Ankara, has graduated from Bahçeşehir University Business Administration and completed master degree on Advertising and Brand Communication. Melis begun to play volleyball in 2009 in VakıfBank Sports Academy in Ankara. After spending six years in that academy, Melis moved to İstanbul and joined to VakıfBank Senior Team when she was just 15 years old.
Gürkaynak, played for Galatasaray and Beşiktaş as a loaned player between 2008 and 2010 and she was transferred to Galatasaray in 2014. Just after one year separation from VakfıBank, she returned home in 2015. The Turkish national middle blocker has won 2013 FIVB Club World Championship, 2011, 2013 and 2017 CEV Champions League, 2013, 2014 and 2016 Turkish League, 2013 and 2014 Turkish Cup, 2013 Turkish Super Cup titles. Also she was part of the team that has ranked number two in 2011 FIVB Club World Championship and 2014 and 2016 CEV Champions League.


  • Position Middle blocker
  • Selection Olympic (0) - W.C. (0) - Other (38)
  • Current Club Vakifbank
  • Spike 300
  • Block 280