Elif Jale Yesilirmak

Elif Jale Yesilırmak

Elif Jale Yesilirmak also named as , Yulia Guramievna Rekvava. Elif Jale Yesilirmak is born on 30th July 1986 in Smolensk, Russia. She is Turkish female wrestler from Russia origin. She is the first woman wrestler to represent Turkey at the Olympics. She competing in the 63 kg division of women’s freestyle wrestling.

In 2009 European Wrestling Championships which held at Vilnius Lithuania, Elif Jale Yesilirmak won the bronze medal for her native country.
Yesilırmak became silver medalist in the 67 kg division at the Golden Grand Prix held in February 2012 at Klippan, Sweden. She won the bronze medal in the 63 kg division at the 2012 European Wrestling Championships which was held at Belgrade, Serbia. She is the second Turkish woman wrestler to win a medal at the European level after twelve years. In 65 kg division at the World Qualification Tournament held in Taiyuan, China, She qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics after winning her matches with rivals from India, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan and France.

In Mediterranean Games 2013, She won the gold medal in the 67 kg division.

Details : 

Birth name – Yulia Guramievna Rekvava

Nationality – Turkish

Born – July 30, 1986 (age 29) , Smolensk, Russia

Sport –  Women’s Freestyle Wrestling

Event(s) –  63kg

Club  –  Trakya Birlik SK, Edirne

Pro Wrestling League India Team  – Mangalayatan University Dilli Veer.