The annual junior-youth-adult ladies Turkish boxing championships were held on the 12-17th March in Isparta and four girls from Fethiye Boxing Club represented the county.

Muğla was represented by four girls from the Fethiye Boxing Club.

Aslıhan Sivri (junior 75kg)

Merve Türkmen (junior 54kg)

Sena Can (youth 60kg)

Ayşenur Aksoy (youth 51kg)

We had a superb tournament with Aslıhan Sivri winning all her matches and bringing home the first ever gold medal for the State of Muğla in any age or category.

Merve Türkmen made it as far as the semi-finals and she brought home a bronze medal, finishing 3rd in Turkey.

Sena Can was beaten in the quarter finals, finishing 5th in Turkey.

Ayşenur Aksoy also made it as far as the quarter finals, finishing 5th in Turkey.

Aslıhan Sivri and Merve Türkmen have been invited into the Turkish National side, with Aslıhan Sivri to fight in the world championships in İtaly next month.

With the superb coaching and guidance of Sami Sunay there is a promise of more to come in the next few years as more and more children are coming through the ranks, ready to represent Fethiye, Muğla and the national side.

We congratulate everybody involved and wish them the best for the future.

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