September 17, 1993
Gradačac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||71 kg (157 lb)|
|Current club||VakifBank S.K|
Meliha İsmailoğlu (born Meliha Smajlović, September 17, 1993 in Gradačac) is a Bosnian-Turkish female volleyball player. She is 188 cm (6.17 ft) tall at 73 kg (161 lb). Currently, she plays for VakifBank. İsmailoğlu is a member of the Turkey women's national volleyball team.
The daughter of a former basketball player, she too aspired to become a basketball player. However, due to lack of a women's basketball team in her hometown, she chose playing volleyball. She began her sports career at the age of eight in the club Kula Gradacac in her hometown. In 2009 and 2011, she was named "Player of the Year". In the summer time, she played also beach volleyball in Bosnia Herzegovina.
İsmailoğlu was a member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina youth and juniors national teams. Her double citizenship enabled her to opt in playing for the Turkey women's national volleyball team. She played at the 2014 Women's European Volleyball League that won the gold medal.
- 2014 Women's European Volleyball League - champion
- 2014 Grand Prix finals - 4th place
- 2015 Montreux Volley Masters - champion
- 2015 European Games - champion
- 2015 FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 World Championship - Silver
- 2018 Nations League - Silver Medal
- 2019 European Championship - Silver Medal
- 2014 Turkish Super Cup – Runner-Up, with Fenerbahçe Grundig
- 2014–15 Turkish Cup – Champion, with Fenerbahçe Grundig
- 2014–15 Turkish Women's Volleyball League – Champion, with Fenerbahçe Grundig
- 2015-2016 Turkish cup - Champion, with Fenerbahce Grundig
- 2015-2016 CEV Champions League - bronze medalist with Fenerbahce Grundig
- 2016–17 Turkish Cup – Champion, with Fenerbahçe
- Player of the Year – 2009 and 2011 in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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