Yalçın Granit

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Yalçın Granit (September 17, 1932 – November 1, 2020) was a Turkish basketball player, coach and sports journalist. He was born in Istanbul. His playing career lasted from 1948 to 1957. His managing career lasted from 1957 to 1974.

He played for the Galatasaray S.K. He also managed Darüşşafaka Basketbol, İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi B.K. and for Eczacıbaşı. He participated in the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.

Granit died on November 1, 2020 in Istanbul at the age of 88.[1]

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  1. "Yalçın Granit son yolculuğuna uğurlandı". NTV.com.tr. November 3, 2020. Retrieved November 3, 2020.