- Birth Date
- 198 cm
- 86 kg
Kübra Akman was born in 13.10.1994 in Bursa- Osmangazi, Turkey. The young player started volleyball at the age of 12 in Nilüfer Belediyesi Sports Club. She became a player of Senior Team when she was 15.The young middle blocker who was transferred to VakıfBank in 2012, played on loan in Nilüfer Belediyesi for a year. During the same season, while at VakıfBank Junior Team where she played for was ranked 1st in the Turkish Championship. Çalışkan, was later included to play at VakıfBank’s Senior Team for the 2013-2014 seasons. She achived 2013 FIVB Club World Championship title, 2013, 2014 and 2016 Turkish League title, 2014 Turkish Cup title, 2014 Turkish Super Cup title and 2014 and 2016 CEV Champions League silver medals with VakıfBank.
With Junior Turkish National Team, she became World and Europe Champions, and also they were ranked 2nd in Balkan Championship. She also participated for the Youth National Team when they became Europe Champion, 5th in the World and Balkan Champion.
Kübra has also participated for the Youth then Junior and later at Turkey’s Senior National Team in 2012. In 2013; she played in World Grand Prix with the team. Kübra is still Turkish National Team player. With National Team Kübra won, 2014 CEV European League Championship and gold medal in 2015 European Games. Won CEV Champions League in 2017.
Here are some individual awards of Kübra Çalışkan:
2014 European League: MVP
2015 Turkish League: The Best Middle Blocker
2015 FIVB U23 World Championship: The Best Middle Blocker