Tuomas Sammelvuo

Finland’s Sammelvou “It was Out of Our Dreams to Reach the 2nd Stage”

Although Finland will not be moving on to the FIVB Men’s World Championship Final Six and lost all three of its Round 2 matches, spirits are high as the team celebrates its accomplishments and looks to the future.

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Which Men’s WCH Coach Was The Best Volleyball Player?

It is very common to see volleyball players becoming volleyball coaches after retirement. However, the current edition of the Men’s World Championships has brought together an unusual number of very talented former players who now captain teams all around the world.

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Sivula: Finland “Played Good Volleyball for Only 20 Minutes” vs. Dutch

Outside hitter Urpo Sivula lamented that “Finland played good volleyball only for 20 minutes and this is not enough when you are competing in a World Championship,” after the team’s 3-1 loss to the Netherlands which knocked the Finns out of contention.

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Gutierrez Notches 31 Points in Cuba’s 1st Win, Poland Sweeps Iran

2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships – Preliminary Pool D Sept. 12-18, 2018 Palace of Culture and Sports; Varna, Italy Pool…

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Bulgaria Punches Ticket to Round 2 with Sweep, Finland Tops Cuba in 4

After opening the World Championships against host Bulgaria on Sunday, Finland had a couple of days to regroup and bounced back with a sweep of No. 16 Cuba. Meanwhile, Bulgaria moved to moved to 2-1 and secured its place in the second round with a dominant blocking effort (12-0) in a sweep of Puerto Rico.

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Russian Club, Kuzbass Kemerovo Adds Ojansivu & Evseev To Roster

Recently the Russian club of Kuzbass Kemerovo terminated their contract with Sebastian Schwartz, leaving a vacancy on the team. The…

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