Overview
Gözde Kirdar

Gözde Kirdar

Club
VakifBank Istanbul (TUR)
Birth Date
26/06/1985
Height
183 cm
Weight
68 kg
Favorite Book
cennette karşılaşacağınız 5 kişi
Favorite Athlete
tennis basketball

Gözde Kırdar, was born in June 26 1985, Kütahya, begun to play volleyball at age 11 in Kütahya Termikspor. In 1999 she moved to İstanbul to join VakıfBank youth team. From that day she is carrying yellow-black jersey and is the team captain over seven years. She has graduated from Maltepe University Visual Communication Design undergraduate program.
The ex-Turkish national team spiker has won two gold medals of Junior Balkan Championship and a gold medal of Mediterranean Games with national team. She has also won bronze medals in 2011 CEV Championship and 2012 FIVB World Grand Prix. Kırdar, was also participated in 2012 London Olympic Games with national team.
Gözde is one of the main character of VakıfBank history, no doubt. She can be seen a lot of victory photo of the club, such as 1 FIVB Club World Championship, 2 CEV Champions League, 5 Turkish League, 2 Turkish Cup, 2 Turkish Super Cup. Also she won one silver medal in FIVB Club World Championship and 3 CEV European Champions League with her team. 

Here are some individual awards of Gözde Kırdar: 

2002 Junior Balkan Championship: MVP
2010 Turkish League: The Best Receiver
2010 Turkish League: The Best Server
2010 Turkish League: The Best Server
2011 CEV Champions League: The Best Receiver
2013 Turkish League: The Best Receiver
2013 Turkish League: MVP
2013 FIVB Club World Championship: The Second Best Spiker
2014 Turkish League: MVP
2014 Turkish Cup: MVP
2015 Turkish League: The Best Receiver
2016 CEV Champions League: The Best Team Leader

Career

  • Position Wing spiker
  • Selection Olympic (6) - W.C. (16) - Other (137)
  • International Debut germany
  • Club Debut Günes Sigorta
  • Current Club VakifBank Istanbul (TUR)
  • Spike 297
  • Block 292