- Born:1 February 1976 (44 years)
Mehmet Yilmaz of Turkey is IJF top referee who officiated at the many top events in the world. Also he was assistant of the IJF President Marius Vizer and is the right hand of the Turkish Judo Federations Presidents. He is organiser of all the major events in Turkey and he is citizen of Antalya where he hosted many top events. On top of that Yilmaz is general manager of a hotel in Antalya.