Lieutenant Commander Gülşah TOPALOĞLU has been working at Inventory Control Center Command. She began her swimming career when she was at Naval Academy in 1994, receiving medals at various competitions. While she was at Naval Academy’s 4th class, she joined Sea Pentathlon team. Naval Pentathlon is a sophisticated discipline consisting of physical fitness, lifesaving swimming, utility swimming, seamanship race and amphibious cross-country race. She attended CISM (Conseil International du Sport Militaire) held in Zagreb in 1999.
In addition to her military career, she has been swimming with the Turkish Armed Forces Sports Power Team. She has been also attending International Masters Swimming Championships held by Turkish Swimming Federation. She has a large number of team successes and also won 4 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medals.