Estonia men's national volleyball team

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Estonia
Flag of Estonia.svg
Nickname(s) Sinilõvid (Blue Lions)
Association Estonian Volleyball Federation
Confederation CEV
Head coach Gheorghe Creţu
FIVB ranking 32 (as of July 2017)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
Summer Olympics
Appearances 0
World Championship
Appearances 0
World Cup
Appearances 0
European Championship
Appearances 3 (First in 2009)
Best result 11th (2015)
volley.ee (in Estonian)
Estonia men's national volleyball team
Medal record
Men's European Volleyball League
Gold medal – first place 2016 Varna Team


The Estonia men's national volleyball team (Estonian: Eesti meeste võrkpallikoondis) is controlled by the Estonian Volleyball Federation (Eesti Võrkpalli Liit) and represents Estonia in international volleyball competitions. The team has reached the European Championships four times (2009, 2011, 2015, 2017).

Results[edit]

European Championship[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

European Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
19481991 Did not enter
19932007 Did not qualify
Turkey 2009 Group stage 14th place 3 0 3 2 9 Squad
AustriaCzech Republic 2011 Playoffs 12th place 4 1 3 3 9 Squad
DenmarkPoland 2013 Did not qualify
BulgariaItaly 2015 Playoffs 11th place 4 1 3 6 9 Squad
Poland 2017 TBD TBD 0 0 0 0 0 Squad
Total 4/30 0 Titles 11 2 9 11 27

World League[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

World League record
Year Round (Group) Position (Overall) Pld W L SW SL Squad
19902015 Did not enter
Poland 2016 Did not qualify
Brazil 2017 Final Four (Group 3) 1st place (25th place) 8 7 1 22 7 Squad
Total 1/28 0 Titles 8 7 1 22 7

European League[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

European League record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Czech Republic 2004 Did not enter
Russia 2005 League round 8th place 12 2 10 13 33 Squad
Turkey 2006 League round 8th place 12 1 11 7 34 Squad
20072014 Did not enter
Poland 2015 Final four 4th place 12 10 2 30 13 Squad
Bulgaria 2016 Final four Champions 8 8 0 24 7 Squad
Denmark 2017 Did not enter
Total 4/14 1 Title 44 21 23 74 87

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Estonian roster for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship qualification.

Head coach: Gheorghe Creţu

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2017 club
1 Treial, HenriHenri Treial 28 May 1992 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 357 cm (141 in) 330 cm (130 in) Czech Republic Karlovarsko
4 Kreek, ArdoArdo Kreek 7 August 1986 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 331 cm (130 in) France Paris Volley
5 Toobal, KertKert Toobal (C) 3 June 1979 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 325 cm (128 in) France Rennes 35
6 Orav, OliverOliver Orav 31 August 1995 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 325 cm (128 in) Estonia Selver Tallinn
7 Teppan, ReneeRenee Teppan 26 September 1993 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 352 cm (139 in) 337 cm (133 in) Italy Trentino Volley
9 Täht, RobertRobert Täht 15 August 1993 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 351 cm (138 in) 334 cm (131 in) Poland Cuprum Lubin
10 Losnikov, DenisDenis Losnikov 25 February 1994 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 324 cm (128 in) Estonia Selver Tallinn
11 Venno, OliverOliver Venno 23 May 1990 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) 106 kg (234 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 331 cm (130 in) Turkey Maliye Milli Piyango
12 Kollo, KristoKristo Kollo 17 January 1990 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 320 cm (130 in) Switzerland Schönenwerd
13 Toobal, AndresAndres Toobal 27 August 1988 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 325 cm (128 in) Belgium Topvolley Precura Antwerpen
14 Rikberg, RaitRait Rikberg 30 August 1982 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 290 cm (110 in) Belgium Prefaxis Menen
15 Raadik, AndrusAndrus Raadik 19 October 1986 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 330 cm (130 in) Finland Pielaveden Sampo
17 Tammemaa, TimoTimo Tammemaa 18 November 1991 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 363 cm (143 in) 343 cm (135 in) Belgium Noliko Maaseik
19 Aganits, AndriAndri Aganits 7 September 1993 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 367 cm (144 in) 347 cm (137 in) France Stade Poitevin Poitiers

Player statistics[edit]

Most games for Estonia[edit]

As of 20 June 2017.[1]
Players in bold are still active at club level.
Rank Player Years Games
1 Kert Toobal 2001–present 258
2 Ardo Kreek 2004–present 191
3 Argo Meresaar 2000–2014 175
4 Keith Pupart 2006–present 170
5 Raimo Pajusalu 2000–2014 160
6 Janis Sirelpuu 1998–2011 154
7 Veiko Lember 1998–2009 143
8 Oliver Venno 2008–present 139
9 Jaanus Nõmmsalu 1999–2013 133
10 Rait Rikberg 2002–present 126
11 Kristjan Õuekallas 2003–2013 124
12 Eerik Jago 2000–2011 123
13 Sten Esna 2003–2011 112

All players with over 100 games are listed in the table.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mängud koondises. Volley.ee (in Estonian)

External links[edit]