Estonia men's national volleyball 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 five times (2009, 2011, 2015, 2017, 2019).

Estonia
Nickname(s)Sinilõvid (Blue Lions)
AssociationEstonian Volleyball Federation
ConfederationCEV
Head coachVacant
FIVB ranking26 (as of October 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
European Championship
Appearances5 (First in 2009)
Best result11th (2015)
volley.ee (in Estonian)
Estonia men's national volleyball team
Medal record
European Volleyball League
2016 Bulgaria
2018 Czech Republic
Challenger Cup
2018 Portugal

Results

World League / Nations League

     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
2016 Did not qualify
2017 Final Four (Group 3) 1st place (25th place) 8 7 1 22 7 Squad
Total1/280 Titles871227
Nations League record
20182019 Did not qualify
Total0/20 Titles00000

Challenger Cup

European Championship

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

European Championship record Qualification
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad Pld W L
19481991 Did not enter
1993 Did not qualify 2[lower-alpha 1]11
19951999 Did not enter
2001 Did not qualify 6[lower-alpha 2]42
2003 6[lower-alpha 3]60
2005 615
2007 844
2009 Group stage 14th place 3 0 3 2 9 Squad 651
2011 Playoffs 12th place 4 1 3 3 9 Squad 862
2013 Did not qualify 624
2015 Playoffs 11th place 4 1 3 6 9 Squad 862
2017 Group stage 13th place 3 0 3 4 9 Squad 853
2019 Group stage 24th place 5 0 5 2 15 Squad 440
Total5/310 Titles192171751684424
  1. Eliminatory Matches against Ukraine.
  2. 2nd place in Pool 1 of Category B, not promoted.
  3. 1st place in Pool 2 of Category B, promoted to Category A.

European League

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

European League record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
2004 Did not enter
2005 League round 8th place 12 2 10 13 33 Squad
2006 League round 8th place 12 1 11 7 34 Squad
20072014 Did not enter
2015 Final four 4th place 12 10 2 30 13 Squad
2016 Final four Champions 8 8 0 24 7 Squad
2017 Did not enter
2018 Final four Champions 8 7 1 21 6 Squad
2019 Final four 4th place 8 2 6 9 22 Squad
2020 TBD TBD 0 0 0 0 0 Squad
Total7/172 Titles603030104115

Current squad

The following is the Estonian roster for the 2019 Men's European Volleyball Championship.

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block Club
4Ardo Kreek7 August 19862.03 m (6 ft 8 in)100 kg (220 lb)355 cm (140 in)331 cm (130 in) Paris Volley
5Kert Toobal (C)3 June 19791.89 m (6 ft 2 in)78 kg (172 lb)345 cm (136 in)325 cm (128 in) Bigbank Tartu
6Martti Juhkami6 June 19881.95 m (6 ft 5 in)91 kg (201 lb)352 cm (139 in)325 cm (128 in) VfB Friedrichshafen
7Renee Teppan26 September 19931.97 m (6 ft 6 in)89 kg (196 lb)352 cm (139 in)337 cm (133 in) Stade Poitevin Poitiers
9Robert Täht15 August 19931.91 m (6 ft 3 in)84 kg (185 lb)351 cm (138 in)334 cm (131 in) Sir Safety Umbria Volley
10Silver Maar (L)11 February 19991.85 m (6 ft 1 in)74 kg (163 lb)305 cm (120 in)295 cm (116 in) Pärnu
12Kristo Kollo17 January 19901.90 m (6 ft 3 in)89 kg (196 lb)330 cm (130 in)320 cm (130 in) CS Arcada Galați
14Rait Rikberg (L)30 August 19821.74 m (5 ft 9 in)79 kg (174 lb)307 cm (121 in)290 cm (110 in) Bigbank Tartu
15Andrus Raadik19 October 19861.99 m (6 ft 6 in)100 kg (220 lb)330 cm (130 in)303 cm (119 in) Arhavi Belediyespor
17Timo Tammemaa18 November 19912.02 m (6 ft 8 in)93 kg (205 lb)363 cm (143 in)343 cm (135 in) Tours VB
18Rauno Tamme7 April 19921.88 m (6 ft 2 in)93 kg (205 lb)363 cm (143 in)343 cm (135 in) Saaremaa
19Andri Aganits7 September 19932.07 m (6 ft 9 in)81 kg (179 lb)343 cm (135 in)320 cm (130 in) Noliko Maaseik
22Markkus Keel18 August 19951.91 m (6 ft 3 in)86 kg (190 lb)327 cm (129 in)320 cm (130 in) Lindemans Aalst
23Hindrek Pulk7 November 19901.94 m (6 ft 4 in)87 kg (192 lb)350 cm (140 in)330 cm (130 in) Chaumont Volley-Ball 52

Statistics

References

  1. FIVB drastically changes format for 2018 World League and Grand Prix - World of Volley, 19 June 2017
  2. Mängud koondises (mehed). Volley.ee (in Estonian)
  3. Mängud koondises (treenerid). Volley.ee (in Estonian)
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