Finland men's national volleyball team

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. The team's best results to date are fourth place at the European Championships 2007 and ninth place at the 2014 World Championships. After a one-off appearance in 1993, Finland rejoined the FIVB World League in 2006 and has been part of the competition ever since, making this year’s entry their 12th consecutive. Their best finish to date has been seventh place in 2007.

Finland
AssociationFinnish Volleyball Association
ConfederationCEV
Head coachJoel Banks
FIVB ranking19 (as of October 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
World Championship
Appearances8 (First in 1952)
Best result9th place (2014)
European Championship
Appearances17 (First in 2007)
Best result4th (2007)
www.lentopalloliitto.fi/en (in English)

Results

World Championship

FIVB World Championship
1949Did not qualify
195211th
1956-1960Did not qualify
196218th
196619th
197020th
1974Did not qualify
197817th
198217th
1986-2010Did not qualify
20149th
\ 201816th

FIVB World League

FIVB World League
Year Position
1990–1992Did not qualify
199312th
1994–2005Did not qualify
200610th
20077th
200810th
20098th
201013th
201110th
201213th
201316th
201416th
201515th
201617th
201721st
2018–Did not qualify

European Championship

European Championship
Year Position
1948–1951Did not qualify'
195511th
195814th
196314th
196717th
197113th
1975Did not qualify'
197711th
1979Did not qualify'
19819th
19837th
1985–1989Did not qualify'
19918th
199310th
1995Did not qualify'
199711th
1999–2005Did not qualify'
20074th
200912th
\ 20118th
\ 20138th
\ 201512th
201712th
\ \ \ 201914th
\ \ \ 2021

European Volleyball League

Results

World Championship

FIVB World League

European Championship

European League

Current squad

The following is the Finnish roster in the 2019 Men's European Volleyball Championship

Head coach:Joel Banks
Assistants:Sami Kurttila, Andres Esper, Panagiotis Kountouridis[1]
No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2016/17 club
2Eemi Tervaportti26 July 19891.93 m (6 ft 4 in)80 kg (180 lb)338 cm (133 in)317 cm (125 in) Olympiacos CFP
3Antti Siltala14 March 19841.93 m (6 ft 4 in)90 kg (200 lb)347 cm (137 in)320 cm (130 in) Savo Volley
4Lauri Kerminen18 January 19931.80 m (5 ft 11 in)70 kg (150 lb)325 cm (128 in)290 cm (110 in) Kuzbass Kemerovo
6Antti Ronkainen11 August 19961.89 m (6 ft 2 in)81 kg (179 lb)330 cm (130 in)315 cm (124 in) SVG Lüneburg
7Niko Suihkonen11 April 19991.90 m (6 ft 3 in)86 kg (190 lb)342 cm (135 in)320 cm (130 in) Vammalan Lentopallo
8Elviss Krastins15 September 19941.92 m (6 ft 4 in)85 kg (187 lb)340 cm (130 in)320 cm (130 in) Arhavi Bld Spor
9Tommi Siirilä5 August 19932.03 m (6 ft 8 in)102 kg (225 lb)350 cm (140 in)325 cm (128 in) Hypo Tirol AlpenVolleys Haching
10Urpo Sivula15 March 19881.95 m (6 ft 5 in)100 kg (220 lb)350 cm (140 in)330 cm (130 in) Akaa-Volley
11Sauli Sinkkonen14 September 19892.01 m (6 ft 7 in)94 kg (207 lb)345 cm (136 in)330 cm (130 in) VM Zalau
12Samuli Kaislasalo3 August 19952.05 m (6 ft 9 in)94 kg (207 lb)350 cm (140 in)325 cm (128 in) Lindeman Aalst
14Markus Kaurto31 August 19931.96 m (6 ft 5 in)85 kg (187 lb)345 cm (136 in)320 cm (130 in) Vammalan Lentopallo
15Henrik Porkka14 January 19982.02 m (6 ft 8 in)82 kg (181 lb)360 cm (140 in)330 cm (130 in) Hurrikaani-Loimaa
18Akseli Lankinen31 August 19971.94 m (6 ft 4 in)81 kg (179 lb)335 cm (132 in)315 cm (124 in) Akaa-Volley
21Fedor Ivanov1 December 20001.92 m (6 ft 4 in)78 kg (172 lb)340 cm (130 in)320 cm (130 in) Savo Volley
Staff
  • Head coach: Joel Banks
  • Assistant coach: Sami Kurttila
  • Assistant coach, physical coach: Andres Esper
  • Team manager: Monika Remmelkoor
  • Scoutman: Panagiotis Kountouridis
  • Masseur/Equipment manager : Pawel Baryla
  • Masseur/Equipment manager: Krzysztof Jakubiak
  • Doctor: Petri Helenius
  • Media manager: Kimmo Nurminen

References

  1. - lentopalloliitto.fi - 25-08-2017


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