Finland men's national volleyball team

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Association Suomen Lentopalloliitto R.Y.
Confederation CEV
Manager Toni Flinck
Head coach Tuomas Sammelvuo
FIVB ranking 26 (as of July 2014)
Website www.lentopalloliitto.fi/en (English)
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The Finland men's national volleyball team is the national team of Finland. It is governed by the Finland Volleyball Association and takes part in international volleyball competitions. Team best result is fourth place in European Championships 2007.

Results[edit]

World Championship[edit]

  • 1952 – 11th place
  • 1962 – 18th place
  • 1966 – 19th place
  • 1978 – 17th place
  • 1982 – 17th place
  • 2014 – 9th place

World League[edit]

European Championship[edit]

European League[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Finnish roster in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship.[1]

Head coach: Tuomas Sammelvuo

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
2 Tervaportti, EemiEemi Tervaportti 26 July 1989 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 338 cm (133 in) 317 cm (125 in) Belgium Knack Roeselare
3 Esko, MikkoMikko Esko 3 September 1978 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 331 cm (130 in) 319 cm (126 in) Russia Gubernia Nizhniy Novgorod
4 Kerminen, LauriLauri Kerminen 18 January 1993 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 290 cm (110 in) France Nantes RMV
5 Siltala, AnttiAntti Siltala (C) 14 March 1984 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 348 cm (137 in) 330 cm (130 in) France GFC Ajaccio
6 Seppänen, NiklasNiklas Seppänen 30 June 1993 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 320 cm (130 in) Finland Kokkolan Tiikerit
9 Siirilä, TommiTommi Siirilä 5 August 1993 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 325 cm (128 in) Finland Kokkolan Tiikerit
10 Sivula, UrpoUrpo Sivula 15 March 1988 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Turkey Arkas Izmir
11 Tolvanen, TimoTimo Tolvanen 8 November 1977 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) Finland LEKA Volley
12 Kunnari, OlliOlli Kunnari 2 February 1982 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 342 cm (135 in) 315 cm (124 in) Finland Vammalan Lentopallo
13 Oivanen, MikkoMikko Oivanen 26 May 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 320 cm (130 in) Poland Czarni Radom
14 Shumov, KonstantinKonstantin Shumov 15 February 1985 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 101 kg (223 lb) 351 cm (138 in) 331 cm (130 in) Germany Generali Unterhaching
15 Oivanen, MattiMatti Oivanen 26 May 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 320 cm (130 in) Poland Indykpol AZS
16 Ojansivu, Olli-PekkaOlli-Pekka Ojansivu 31 December 1987 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 344 cm (135 in) 325 cm (128 in) Finland Kokkolan Tiikerit
18 Lehtonen, JukkaJukka Lehtonen 22 February 1982 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 346 cm (136 in) 325 cm (128 in) Switzerland Pallavolo Lugano
Finland national volleyball team in 2012.

Staff:

  • Headcoach: Tuomas Sammelvuo Finland
  • Assistant coach: Nicola Giolito Italy
  • Physical coach: Tuomas Sallinen Finland
  • Team manager: Jaana Laurila Finland
  • Physio: Jesse Kutila Finland
  • Doctor: Dr. Janne Pesonen Finland
  • Scout: Kamil Soloducha Poland
  • Media manager: Toni Flink Finland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster – Finland". poland2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 8 September 2014.