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Sıla Sıla Özkazanç

Class Fr.
Hometown Ankara, Turkey
High School Ankara University Development Foundation
Sıla Sıla Özkazanç - Women's Swim & Dive - University of Iowa Athletics

2023-24 — Posted season bests in 500 free (5:13.60) and 1,000 free (10:31.07) at Vanderbilt.

2022-23 — Swam collegiate bests in 200 free (1:53.01), 200 Back (2:04.74), and 500 free at Hawkeye Invite, 1,000 free at Iowa State (10:12.34), and 1,650 free vs. Illinois (17:03.59)… the 500 free, 1,000 free, and 1,650 free times ranked second on the team… anchored team-leading 800-free relay to 12th-place finish at Big Ten Championships (7:24.56)… letterwinner.

High School — Qualified for the 2021 European Junior Championships in Rome, Italy… placed 21st in 800 free and 24th in 400 free… top times include: 8:44.13 (800 free), 4:18.47 (400 free), 17:03.87 (1,500-free), 2:06.34 (200 free), 2:18.99 (200 back), 1:00.29 (100 free)… set school record in 4×200 free relay for Zafer College in Turkey… ninth through 12th middle school diploma… two-term Honor Student certificate… High Achievement certificate.

 

Personal — Born Nov. 8, 2004 in Ankara… daugther of Sasan Ozkazanc-ipek Ozkazanc… has a younger sibling, Naz… economics major.

Ozkazanc’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
200 Free 1:53.01 Hawkeye Invite 12/2/22
500 Free 4:57.02 Hawkeye Invite 12/1/22
1,000 Free 10:12.34 vs. Iowa State 12/9/22
1,650 Free 17:03.59 vs. Illinois 1/13/23
200 Back 2:04.74 Hawkeye Invite 12/3/22