Vasileios Kournetas

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Vasileios Kournetas
Personal information
NationalityGreece
Born (1976-08-02) 2 August 1976 (age 42)
Athens, Greece
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Spike336 cm (132 in)
Block320 cm (130 in)
Volleyball information
Positionsetter
Current clubretired
Career
YearsTeams
1988–1996
1996–2009
2009–2010
2010–2011
2011–2013
2013–2014
2014–2016
Greece Filia Ilioupolis
Greece Olympiacos
Russia Lokomotiv Belgorod
Greece EA Patras
Greece Foinikas Syros
Greece Olympiacos
Greece PAOK
National team
Greece Greece, 279 caps

Vasileios "Vasilis" Kournetas (Greek: Βασίλης Κουρνέτας, born (1976-08-02)2 August 1976) is a retired Greek volleyball player. A long-standing member of Greece men's national volleyball team, he played in more than 270 games with the Greek team and he competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, finishing at the fifth place.[1] He played in Greece for Olympiacos Piraeus, PAOK, E.A. Patras, Foinikas Syros V.C. and Filia Ilioupolis as well as in Russia for Lokomotiv Belgorod. He announced his retirement from volleyball courts on 5 May 2016.[2] As a key member of Olympiacos for 14 years (1996-2009, 2013-2014) he won 1 CEV Cup, 7 Greek Championships, 6 Greek Cups, 1 Greek Super Cup and reached the final of the 2001–02 CEV Champions League with the Reds.[3] He also won the 2012 Greek League Cup with Foinikas Syros as well as 2 Greek Championships and 1 Greek Cup with PAOK in the two final seasons of his professional career (2014-2016).

Sporting achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

CEV Champions League[edit]

CEV Cup[edit]

National Championships/Cups[edit]

Individual[edit]

  • 1999 Greek Cup - Most Valuable Player
  • 2015 Greek Cup - Most Valuable Player

Clubs[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greece men's volleyball roster at FIVB.com". 2004 Athens. FIVB. 18 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Τίτλοι τέλους για Κουρνέτα". sport24.gr. 4 May 2016.
  3. ^ "2001/02 European Champions League". cev.lu.
  4. ^ "Top Teams Cup 2004-05 Ολυμπιακός". greekvolley.com. 12 September 2012.

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