Wout Wijsmans

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Wout Wijsmans
Personal information
Full name Wout Wijsmans
Born (1977-07-17) 17 July 1977 (age 39)
Hasselt, Belgium
Height 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Volleyball information
Current team Fenerbahçe Grundig (2014–)

Wout Wijsmans (born July 17, 1977 in Hasselt) is a Belgian[1] volleyball player. He has played at the highest level in Italy since 1999. He plays for Fenerbahçe Grundig[2]

Biography[edit]

Wijsmans is the son of Noël Wijsmans and Moniek Cauberghe, who were also volleyball players. He grew up in Zonhoven, Scandinavia and Canada. He began his career in 1994 by Trudo Zonhoven. After winning the Belgian cup in 1996 with Zonhoven, the following year he moved to Noliko Maaseik where he won the Supercup two times, the national cup two times and the championship two times.

In 1999, he moved to Italy where he played for Yahoo! Italia Volley Ferrara; in 2001 Wijsmans was hired by Lube Banca Macerata, where he won the CEV Champions League in 2002 and the national cup in 2003. In 2002 he won the award as best attacker of Serie A.

In 2003, he moved to Bre Banca Lannutti Cuneo. Wijsmans won the cup again in 2006. Later, he was appointed as team captain. He abandoned Cuneo in 2013, moving to Beijing Volleyball. Soon after leaving Cuneo, it was announced that the number 7 previously worn by Wijsmans would be retired by the club[3]

Career[edit]

Clubs[edit]

Club Country From To
VC Helios Zonhoven  Belgium 1994 1997
Noliko Maaseik  Belgium 1997 1999
4Torri Ferrara  Italy 1999 2001
Lube Banca Macerata  Italy 2001 2003
PV Cuneo  Italy 2003 2013
Beijing Volleyball  China 2013 2014
Fenerbahçe Grundig  Turkey 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wout Wijsmans : Career". Beach Volleyball Database. Beach Volleyball Database. Retrieved 13 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Wout Wijsmans to set for Fenerbahçe Grundig
  3. ^ "ITA M: Shirt No 1 suspended". Retrieved 10 February 2015. 

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