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World League 2010
21st Edition

- FIN / Finland - Player's biography
Team name  Mäntylä
First name Jesse
Last name Mäntylä
Age (birth date) 33  (24/03/1987)
Hometown Loimaa
Languages ENG, FIN
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Libero 176 cm 70 kg 321 cm 289 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  0 0 46 46
Volleyball career
International debut  
Club debut Perttelin Peikot
Actual Club Hurrikaani-Loimaa (FIN) 
Hobbies allkind of sports 
Favourites Books:
Food: Team mates makes fantastic beef filee and potato wedges
Music: many
Other sports: Football and Lionel Messi

23-year old Jesse Mäntylä is the second libero of the Finnish team. Before the World League 2009 he had never played before in the Finnish national team. Now he has 12 international matches behind him.

Mäntylä is only 176 cm tall and playing as a libero is for him the way to the international matches. He played the last season in Salon Piivolley in the Finnish Championships League. He has one bronze medal from the League and two silver medals from the Finnish Cup.

His father took him to the Volleyball hall when he was only four years old and first time he played in the youth national team when he was 15. J

esse Mäntylä is married to Hillaelina Hämäläinen who plays in the Finnish women's national team.


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