Middle player Konstantin Shumov, 24, is a second generation Volleyball player. His father Jevgeni played in the Finnish league club Pateri in 1987. 205 cm tall “Kosti” was born in Russia and has both Finnish and Russian passports. He was one of the key players when the Finnish team took the 4th place in the European Championships 2007 in Shumov’s old home town Moscow. He has played 88 matches in the national team.
Shumov was chosen as the “Rookie of The Year 2004” in the Finnish League. He has played the last four seasons in Italy, first in Isernia and then in Taranto, Vibo Valentia and Loreto.