Finland men's national volleyball team

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Finland
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Association Finnish Volleyball Association
Confederation CEV
Head coach Tuomas Sammelvuo
FIVB ranking 17 (as of August 2016)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
World Championship
Appearances 7 (First in 1952)
Best result 9th place (2014)
European Championship
Appearances 5 (First in 2007)
Best result 4th (2007)
www.lentopalloliitto.fi/en (in English)

The Finland men's national volleyball team is the national volleyball 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 and ninth place in 2014 Men´s World Championships.

Results[edit]

World Championship[edit]

World League[edit]

European Championship[edit]

European League[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Finnish roster in the 2017 World League.[1]

Head coach: Tuomas Sammelvuo

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2016–17 club
1 Haapakoski, NikoNiko Haapakoski 1 May 1996 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 312 cm (123 in) Finland Lentopalloseura ETTA
2 Tervaportti, EemiEemi Tervaportti (C) 26 July 1989 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 338 cm (133 in) 317 cm (125 in) France Tours
4 Kerminen, LauriLauri Kerminen 18 January 1993 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 332 cm (131 in) 290 cm (110 in) Russia Kuzbass Kemerovo
5 Mäkinen, PeetuPeetu Mäkinen 19 August 1995 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) Finland Vammalan Lentopallo
6 Seppänen, NiklasNiklas Seppänen 30 June 1993 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 320 cm (130 in) France Tours
7 Kouki, EemeliEemeli Kouki 26 October 1991 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 330 cm (130 in) Finland Hurrikaani Loimaa
8 Krastins, ElvissElviss Krastins 15 September 1994 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 315 cm (124 in) Belgium Topvolley Precura Antwerpen
9 Siirilä, TommiTommi Siirilä 5 August 1993 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 325 cm (128 in) France GFCO Ajaccio
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) Finland Vammalan Lentopallo
11 Sinkkonen, SauliSauli Sinkkonen 14 September 1989 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 330 cm (130 in) Belgium Topvolley Precura Antwerpen
12 Helenius, JanJan Helenius 13 October 1996 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 300 cm (120 in) Finland LEKA Volley
13 Ropponen, AnttiAntti Ropponen 17 August 1995 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 318 cm (125 in) Finland Kokkolan Tiikerit
14 Kaurto, MarkusMarkus Kaurto 31 August 1993 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 320 cm (130 in) Finland Lentopalloseura ETTA
15 Porkka, HenrikHenrik Porkka 14 January 1998 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Finland LEKA Volley
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) Russia Kuzbass Kemerovo
18 Jauhiainen, MikiMiki Jauhiainen 8 July 1997 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 325 cm (128 in) United States Brigham Young University
19 Pennanen, EetuEetu Pennanen 18 September 1992 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 318 cm (125 in) Finland Lentopalloseura ETTA
21 Lankinen, AkseliAkseli Lankinen 31 August 1997 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 315 cm (124 in) Finland LEKA Volley
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". FIVB World League 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017. 

External links[edit]