Bahar Saygılı is an accomplished national triathlete. She competed in Ironman 70.3 in Las Vegas in 2012 and Mont-Tremblant – Canada in 2014. She is also a volunteer ambassador of triathlon in Turkey. Bahar Saygılı shares her experience in sports with a TV audience with her shows. Saygılı hosts and produces her show and gives speeches to special audiences and at various events. Saygılı shares her experience and knowledge on motivation, nutrition and sports and makes an example of the positive effects of sports on life with her never-ending energy. She is interested in diving, underwater hockey and equestrian… She has a wide palate of other interests including gastronomy, trekking and travelling. She enjoys life with many small details on earth.
Saygılı is a Level 1 Triathlon Coach and trains young triathletes. She benefits from her education in sports publishing and marketing and makes a difference in a number of sectors. Bahar Saygılı is a versatile athlete in triathlon as well as a versatile person in her business and personal life. She was granted with ITU (International Triathlon Union) Level 1 Coaching Certificate in 2012 and served as host, translator and consultant at various events. She produced and hosted “Hyperactive” on World Travel Channel from 2011 to 2012 and “Adrenaline” sports show on TRT OKUL from 2012 to 2013. Saygılı gave a speech at Tedxİstanbul with the main theme of ”momentum” in 2014 and explained marathon runners how their nutrition should be before 2014 Istanbul Marathon.
Saygılı was named as “Athlete of the Year” by Bakırköy Municipal Administration in 2004 and “Athlete of the Year” in women’s category in the next year at Anadolu Bil School Communication Awards. Saygılı represented Turkey at the national level for ten years at international events from 2006 to 2016 and was a part of Turkish Women’s Junior Finswimming National Team from 2001 to 2004. Achievements of Saygılı include the second place at , 2016 Ironman Africa Cup, first place at the national leg of 2015 Istanbul Triathlon, first place at women’s juniors category and sixth place at the open category at Abu Dhabi Triathlon in 2012 and third place at women’s juniors category at 2010 Alanya Triathlon European Final Cup.
She was the first Turkish national to represent Turkey at Hawaii Kona World Cup in 2016.
Who is she?
Bahar Saygılı was born in Istanbul on March 21, 1986. She was graduated from Istanbul Atatürk Anadolu High School in 2005. In the same year, she came first in the skill test and accepted by Marmara University’s Physical Training Department. She attended lectures at University of Athens in 2006 and 2007 through the Erasmus Student Exchange Program. In 2009, she was graduated from the university. Saygılı continued her academic career in parallel with her career in sports and had her master’s degree from Marmara University’s Health Sciences Institute in Training Sciences in 2015. In 2015, Bahar Saygılı was named as “Turkey’s Fastest” by Pepsico/Turkish Athletics Federation. She has been an academician at Marmara University’s School of Physical Education and Sports and giving lectures on triathlon since 2012.
– Benefits of sports in life, reflections of physical and emotional stability in business life.
– How chasing your interests and passion helps you with your achievements.
Nutrition and Sports
– How should the diet of athletes be? What are the key factors?
– Physical effects of sports and healthy nourishment