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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- FIN / Finland - Player's biography
Team name  Sammelvuo
First name Tuomas
Last name Sammelvuo
Age (birth date) 41  (16/02/1976)
Hometown Kuopio
Languages FIN, ENG, ITA, FRA, RUS
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Universal 192 cm 90 kg 341 cm 315 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  0 0 278 278
Volleyball career
International debut  
Club debut Pudasjärven Urheilijat
Actual Club San Giustino (ITA) 
Hobbies Movies, internet, books 
Favourites Books: Books from Wilbur Smith
Food: Pizza and lasagne
Movie: 24 hours tv-series
Music: Andrea Bocelli, Supermode
Other sports: Ice hockey, Football
  Finland's captain is making his comeback after resting last summer. He made his debut for national team almost 18 years ago in 1993 against Croatia.

Tuomas has played 245 games for Finland, which is the fifth most ever. He has missed just 24 games since then.

Tuomas has played volleyball in six diffrent countries: Finland (until 1997), France (1998-2000, 2004-2005), Italy (2001-2003, 2009), Japan (2006), Russia (2007-2008, 2011) and Poland (2010).

He won Champions League with Tours 2005 and the CEV Cup with Cuneo 2002. He is also a Cup champion in Finland, Italy and France.

He is nicknamed Köpi.


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