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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- FIN / Finland - Player's biography
Team name  Shumov
First name Konstantin
Last name Shumov
Age (birth date) 32  (15/02/1985)
Hometown Kuopio
Languages FIN, ENG, RUS, ITA
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Middle-blocker 205 cm 98 kg 351 cm 331 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  0 9 204 213
Volleyball career
International debut Finland 
Club debut
Actual Club Treia (ITA) 
Hobbies Fishing, movies 
Favourites Books: Unknown soldier
Food: Pasta
Movie: Gladiator
Music: Nelly Furtado
Other sports: Icehockey
  Middle player Konstantin Shumov is a second generation volleyball player. His father Jevgeni played for Finnish League club Pateri in 1987.

205cm tall “Kosti” was born in Russia and has both Finnish and Russian passports. He was one of the key players when Finland finished fourth at the European Championships 2007 in Shumov’s old home town Moscow.

He has played 99 matches for the national team.

Shumov was chosen as the “Rookie of The Year 2004” in the Finnish League. He has played the last five seasons in Italy, first with Isernia and then with Taranto, Vibo Valentia and Loreto. Last season he played for Monza.


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