Gizem Yavuz was removed from the squad due to her injury in the A National Women’s Basketball Team, which was preparing for the FIBA 2021 European Championship.
In the statement made by the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF), it was stated that the national player was injured during the preparations for the European Championship and a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament was diagnosed after the examinations made by the medical board. It was noted that Gizem Yavuz was removed from the national team candidate squad.
The national basketball player took part in the Acıbadem Altunizade Hospital on Thursday, June 3, with Prof. Dr. It was stated by Barış Kocaoğlu that he would undergo an operation.
The crescent-stars will compete against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and Belgium in Group C in the championship to be held jointly by Spain and France on June 17-27.