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Nationality  Turkish
2007–2008  U21 National Team
Role  Basketball player
Pro career  1985–Present
Name  Didem Akin
Didem Akin
Born  May 1, 1971 Ankara, Turkey (1971-05-01)
2008-Prsnt  Fenerbahce Women\'s Basketball Team
2007–2008  Migros Women\'s Basketball Team
2005-2007  Fenerbahce Women\'s Basketball Team

Her sezon skandallar,giden koçlar oyunculara rağmen yeri değişmeyen sadece Didem Akın


Didem Akın, (born May 1, 1971) in Ankara, Turkey Fenerbahce Women’s Basketball Team Manager and former basketball player (Pivot/Combo Guard).

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Didem Akın, who is known as one of the best female Turkish basketball players of her time, has been working as a basketball team manager since 2005. She won Turkish Women's Basketball League Championship in the total of 14, a large number of Women's Basketball Turkish Cup and won the President Cup acting as both player and manager during her sports career. Nicknamed “Dido”, Didem played in National Team matches 99 times including the National Women's Basketball Team and Junior National Team and as a player she competed in the EuroLeague Women 7 times.

Early sports career

Didem played basketball for the first time in Ayse Abla Elementary School where her interest in basketball began. She achieved her first success scoring two points in a 2-0 win match. During her educational life in the TED Ankara College, she was eliminated because she was shorter than many of the nominees in the team auditions. Didem did not give up her dream of basketball, and with the support and encouragement of her coach Mustafa Erkoç and his brother Koray Kantarcı, who is a TED Ankara College Sports Club player, she was qualified for the team at her second attempt.
TED Ankara College organized 'Mustafa Erkoç Women's Basketball Tournament”, named after the coach Mustafa Erkoç who holds an important place in Didem’s basketball life.

Professional sports career

In 1985, she moved to Istanbul with her family and attended Doğuş High School where she has started her professional basketball life by winning women basketball league championship at Istanbul University Sports Club. That year, the Young National Women's Basketball Team was set up and Didem took part as the captain. While studying at Istanbul Technical University, she participated in Istanbul Technical University Girls Basketball Team and ITU became the winner of the Interuniversity Sport championship for the first time. (and ITU won the championship for the first time at Inter-University Basketball Championships) . She played basketball at Istanbul University Sports Club (İÜSK) for 5 seasons while she was still a student, Deniz Nakliyat Sports Club for 2 seasons, Galatasaray Sports Club for 5 seasons. The rest of her basketball career has continued in Fenerbahce Sports Club. Having played several times in Junior National and National Women's Basketball Teams and competed in European Championships Qualifier, 15. Balkan Championships and Mediterranean Games, The National Team that she had played in and won the silver medal in the Mediterranean Games for the first time. So many times she was named as “point queen”, selected to All-Star, competed in EuroLeague Women. She is one of the rare players who continued to play basketball after giving birth.

As a player

The turning point of her career is when Aziz Yıldırım became Fenerbahçe's chairman in 1998. That time, she has been transferred to Fenerbahçe Women’s Basketball team in the 1998 -1999 season when Fenerbahçe became champion by beating the Galatasaray hegemony of 8 years and took the 3 cups which are League Cup, Turkish Cup, President Cup. The public Interest in women's basketball also increased with Fenerbahce's first championship. Fenerbahçe'nin bu ilk şampiyonluğu ile kadın basketbol'una olan ilgi arttı.

Her participation in Fenerbahçe during 1998-2002, The Team became champion 2 times, took the Turkish Cup 3 times and President Cup 3 times. She competed in the EuroLeague Women in 2000 and 2002. Didem playing with number 10, was one of the players who scored the most points. She left her career as a player with a jubilee in the 2001-2002 season following an anterior ligamentus injury.

* Championship Cup = , Runner Up = , Third Place =

As manager

Didem who could not stay away from basketball for a long time, served as assistant coach in Universiade, World University Summer Games 2005 held in Izmir. Having served as the manager for Fenerbahce during 2005-2006 season and after managing Migros team and the U21 National Team during the 2007-2008 season; Didem has finally got back to her previous post as manager at Fenerbahce; where she still works.

During her management period, Fenerbahçe won the League Championship 5 times, Turkish Cup 3 times and President Cup 2 times. Fenerbahçe also competed in EuroCup once, and in EuroLeague Women 5 times. Fenerbahçe has achieved a great accomplishment competing in 2012 EuroLeague Women 8 final series with a fourth degree and still following its path to success.

* Championship Cup = , Runner Up = , Third Place =

FIBA Europe EuroLeague Women chart

EuroLeague Women Statistics belonging to player career.

Management period chart

League Results of the teams which she has managed.

Family life

Didem Akın, who is daughter of Muammer Kantarcı and Ayşe Kantarcı has a sister called Zeynep Onur Kantarcı and a brother called Koray Kantarcı. She is married to Raşit Akın with whom she played in the school team during the same time. Her first child Merve was born in 2001, her second child Can, was born in 2003.

News related Didem Akın

  • [1], "F.Bahçe'nin yeni hocası İstanbul'da", Hürriyet, 23/08/2012.
  • [2], "TKBL'de 2012-2013 Sezonu fikstürü belirlendi.", www.fenerbahce.org, 16/08/2012.
  • [3], "Tarih tekerrür etti, Akın Başkana gitti", Hürriyet, 21/04/2012.
  • [4], "Üst üste şampiyonluklarımız tesadüf değil", Hürriyet, 20/04/2012.
  • [5], "Bu kupayı başkanımız Aziz Yıldırım'a armağan ediyoruz", Hürriyet, 20/04/2012.
  • [6], ""Beşiktaş'ı yeneceğiz"", Hürriyet, 27/02/2012.
  • [7], "Çok iyi oynadık", Hürriyet, 2/02/2012.
  • [8], "Abdi İpekçi'ye kazanmak için gidiyoruz", Hürriyet, 07/02/2012.
  • [9], "Pondexter'lı Fener Avenida karşısında", Hürriyet, 31/01/2012.
  • [10], "3'te 3 yapmak istiyoruz", Hürriyet, 01/11/2011.
  • [11], "F.Bahçe'nin kızları bir arada", Hürriyet, 27/08/2011.
  • [12], "Amacımız zoru başarmak", Hürriyet, 11/07/2011.
  • [13], "Fenerbahçe Ülker Arena için tanıtım gezisi yapıldı", Milliyet, 18/04/2012.
  • [14], "Ülker Arena tanıtıldı", Hürriyet, 18/04/2011.
  • [15], "Spor Toto Kadınlar Türkiye Kupası'nda Eşleşmeler belirlendi.", www.gazetegercek.com, 23/02/2011.
  • [16], "Kupa ayrı bir heyecan katacak", Hürriyet, 3/02/2011.
  • [17], "Avantajımızı kullanacağız", Hürriyet, 21/02/2011.
  • [18], "2. maçı da kazanmak istiyoruz", Hürriyet, 03/02/2011.
  • [19], "Umarım biz kazanırız", Hürriyet, 20/10/2010.
  • [20], "Taurasi ve Taylor turp gibiler", Hürriyet, 14/10/2010.
  • [21], "Bu sezon Avrupa'da Fener'in yılı olacak", Hürriyet, 11/10/2010.
  • [22], "F.Bahçe'de imzalar atıldı", Hürriyet, 28/05/2010.
  • [23], "Avrupa'da başarılı olacağız", Hürriyet, 05/05/2010.
  • [24], "Fenerbahçe Bayan Basketbol Takımı'nın hedefi şampiyonluk", Milliyet, 03/05/2010.
  • [25], "Şampiyon kızlar taraftarla buluştu", Hürriyet, 10/05/2009.
  • [26], "Bayanlar All Star-2009 kadroları belli oldu", Hürriyet, 05/01/2009.
  • [27], "F.Bahçe Alman Fröhlich’i aldı", Hürriyet, 12/08/2006.
  • [28], "F.Bahçe Bayan Basketbol Takımı'na Alman oyuncu", Hürriyet, 11/08/2006.
  • [29], "F.Bahçe’ye süper ABD’li", Hürriyet, 29/07/2006.
  • [30], "F.Bahçe Bayan Basketbol Takımı'na Kanadalı pivot", Hürriyet, 25/07/2006.
  • [31], "Dişi Kanarya EuroLeague Women’de", Hürriyet, 19/07/2006.
  • [32], "F.Bahçe: Beşiktaş Cola Turka'yı yenip, ikinci kupayı alacağız", Hürriyet, 03/05/2006.
  • [33], "Fenerli bayanların gözü Avrupa’da", Hürriyet, 04/11/2005.
  • [34], "Fener'in kızları kupaya galibiyetle başlamak istiyor", Hürriyet, 19/10/2005.
  • [35], "Fenerbahçe kısa kısa", Hürriyet, 15/10/2005.
  • [36], "Fenerbahçe'de kupa sevinci yaşanıyor", Hürriyet, 14/10/2005.
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    Didem Akın Wikipedia


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