European Championship Tour
€ 100,000 European Championship Final
September 16 - 19, 2009
(6) Kristjan Kais/Rivo Vesik, Estonia
 
Kristjan Kais
Estonia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Mar 3, 1976 (47 yrs old)
Home Town: Paikuse, Parnumaa
Resides: Tartu
Height: 188 cm (6'2")
Weight: 82 kg (180 lb)
Seasons: 13
Tournaments: 129
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB Zagreb 2007)
Career CEV Best: 2nd (2 times)
Career Winnings: US$297,293.44
Rivo Vesik
Estonia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jul 15, 1980 (43 yrs old)
Home Town: Parnu
Resides: Pârnu
Height: 198 cm (6'6")
Weight: 90 kg (198 lb)
Seasons: 14
Tournaments: 147
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB Zagreb 2007)
Career CEV Best: 2nd (2 times)
Career Winnings: US$320,363.72
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed123457913171925333741Money
CEV2002220461120000 US$82,226.83
FIVB7510038717912111312 US$459,325.00
FIVB C&S100100000000000 US$2,500.00
Overall961235811231013311312 US$544,051.83
Previous Sochi Results  Neither player has played in this venue before
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 8/25-30/2009 The Hague Open 10 4 420 US$11,200.00
FIVB 8/18-23/2009 Aland Open 12 7 300 US$7,600.00
FIVB 8/4-9/2009 Stare Jablonki Open 12 5 360 US$9,100.00
FIVB 7/28-8/2/2009 Klagenfurt Grand Slam 15 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/21-26/2009 Marseille Grand Slam 12 9 320 US$6,600.00
FIVB 7/14-19/2009 Moscow Grand Slam 11 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/7-12/2009 Gstaad Grand Slam 13 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 6/26-7/5/2009 Stavanger World Championships 16 9 400 US$11,000.00
CEV 6/17-21/2009 German Masters 8 4 420 € 3,800.00
CEV 6/3-7/2009 Austrian Masters 9 13 180 € 800.00
FIVB 5/26-31/2009 Myslowice Open 17 7 300 US$7,600.00
CEV 5/6-10/2009 Spanish Masters 12 3 480 € 3,800.00
FIVB 4/29-5/3/2009 Shanghai Open 10 4 420 US$11,200.00
FIVB 4/21-26/2009 Brasilia Open 17 9 240 US$6,000.00
CEV 9/11-14/2008 English Masters 13 9 240 € 1,800.00
FIVB 8/26-31/2008 Kristiansand Open 4 17 120 US$2,500.00
FIVB 8/9-22/2008 Beijing XXIX Olympic Games 13 19 0 US$0.00
FIVB 7/1-6/2008 Moscow Grand Slam 12 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 6/17-22/2008 Paris Grand Slam 15 25 80 US$3,500.00
FIVB 6/10-15/2008 Berlin Grand Slam 18 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 6/3-8/2008 Stare Jablonki Open 6 7 300 US$7,000.00
FIVB 5/20-25/2008 Zagreb Open 16 9 240 US$5,500.00
FIVB 5/13-18/2008 Italian Open 21 13 180 US$3,900.00
FIVB 5/6-11/2008 Prague Open 20 9 240 US$5,500.00
CEV 4/17-20/2008 Spanish Masters 6 7 300 € 2,200.00
European Championship Final Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Wed, 9/16/2009 Pool C Reinder Nummerdor / Richard Schuil, Netherlands (14) Lost 14-21, 15-21 0:32
Thu, 9/17/2009 Pool C Fabien Dugrip / Yannick Salvetti, France (11) Won 21-12, 21-10 0:27
Thu, 9/17/2009 Pool C Patrick Heuscher / Sascha Heyer, Switzerland (3) Lost 16-21, 19-21 0:39
Head to Head Results
Kais/Vesik trail the series against the field 22-31
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 Brink/Reckermann, Germany 1-5
8/22/09FIVBAland Open Contender 5 Brink/Reckermann 1 Kais/Vesik 12 21-14, 21-16 0:39
8/8/09FIVBStare Jablonki Open Winner 4 Brink/Reckermann 1 Kais/Vesik 12 21-18, 21-16 0:42
7/11/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Winner 2 Brink/Reckermann 2 Kais/Vesik 13 21-19, 21-18 0:45
5/9/09CEVSpanish Masters Winner 3 Brink/Reckermann 8 Kais/Vesik 12 21-12, 21-18 0:43
5/3/09FIVBShanghai Open Bronze Medal Brink/Reckermann 3 Kais/Vesik 10 21-17, 21-9 0:37
5/2/09FIVBShanghai Open Winner 4 Kais/Vesik 10 Brink/Reckermann 3 21-16, 21-14 0:44
Trail the series against # 2 Gavira/Herrera, Spain 1-3
8/29/09FIVBThe Hague Open Winner 4 Gavira/Herrera 3 Kais/Vesik 10 21-15, 21-15 0:35
8/8/09FIVBStare Jablonki Open Contender 6 Gavira/Herrera 3 Kais/Vesik 12 21-19, 10-21, 15-10 0:46
6/20/09CEVGerman Masters Contender 4 Kais/Vesik 8 Gavira/Herrera 4 21-18, 21-18 0:40
6/5/09CEVAustrian Masters Winner 1 Gavira/Herrera 8 Kais/Vesik 9 23-21, 21-18 0:42
Trail the series against # 3 Heuscher/Heyer, Switzerland 2-4
9/17/09CEVEuropean Championship Final Pool C Heuscher/Heyer 3 Kais/Vesik 6 21-16, 21-19 0:39
6/20/09CEVGerman Masters Semi-Finals Heuscher/Heyer 3 Kais/Vesik 8 25-23, 21-15 0:43
5/29/09FIVBMyslowice Open Contender 2 Kais/Vesik 17 Heuscher/Heyer 18 18-21, 21-17, 15-13 0:58
5/9/09CEVSpanish Masters Semi-Finals Heuscher/Heyer 3 Kais/Vesik 12 23-21, 21-18 0:43
9/12/08CEVEnglish Masters Winner 1 Heuscher/Heyer 4 Kais/Vesik 13 21-18, 21-15 0:38
6/10/07FIVBZagreb Open Gold Medal Kais/Vesik 16 Heuscher/Heyer 7 21-19, 17-21, 17-15 1:04
Series tied with # 4 Klemperer/Koreng, Germany 5-5
8/6/09FIVBStare Jablonki Open Winner 2 Kais/Vesik 12 Klemperer/Koreng 5 21-18, 21-18 0:48
7/24/09FIVBMarseille Grand Slam Winner 3 Klemperer/Koreng 5 Kais/Vesik 12 21-14, 21-18 0:39
7/3/09FIVBStavanger World Championships Winner 2 Klemperer/Koreng 6 Kais/Vesik 16 21-12, 21-18 0:37
6/21/09CEVGerman Masters Bronze Medal Klemperer/Koreng 2 Kais/Vesik 8 21-19, 21-13 0:39
5/30/09FIVBMyslowice Open Contender 5 Klemperer/Koreng 7 Kais/Vesik 17 21-13, 21-17 0:35
7/4/08FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool E Kais/Vesik 12 Klemperer/Koreng 5 21-18, 21-19 0:39
8/26/07CEVEuropean Championship Bronze Medal Klemperer/Koreng 1 Kais/Vesik 5 13-21, 21-13, 15-10 0:55
8/26/07CEVEuropean Championship Winner 4 Kais/Vesik 5 Klemperer/Koreng 1 9-21, 21-16, 16-14 0:55
6/2/07CEVRussian Masters Semi-Finals Kais/Vesik 3 Klemperer/Koreng 2 21-15, 18-21, 15-9 1:02
5/20/07CEVAustrian Masters Bronze Medal Kais/Vesik 8 Klemperer/Koreng 4 By Forfeit  
Trail the series against # 7 Benes/Kubala, Czech Republic 0-1
6/19/09CEVGerman Masters Winner 1 Benes/Kubala 9 Kais/Vesik 8 21-19, 21-14 0:32
Series tied with # 8 Gosch/Horst, Austria 3-3
8/29/09FIVBThe Hague Open Contender 6 Kais/Vesik 10 Gosch/Horst 13 21-18, 23-21 0:44
8/7/09FIVBStare Jablonki Open Winner 3 Kais/Vesik 12 Gosch/Horst 13 34-32, 21-19 1:04
6/20/09CEVGerman Masters Contender 3 Kais/Vesik 8 Gosch/Horst 7 21-11, 21-19 0:39
8/28/08FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 2 Gosch/Horst 13 Kais/Vesik 4 21-17, 17-21, 15-10 0:50
8/14/08FIVBBeijing XXIX Olympic Games Pool A Gosch/Horst 24 Kais/Vesik 13 21-16, 18-21, 15-12 0:52
5/25/07FIVBItalian Open Contender 3 Gosch/Horst 23 Kais/Vesik 15 13-21, 21-19, 15-12 0:54
Lead the series against # 9 Lario/Mesa, Spain 2-0
7/24/09FIVBMarseille Grand Slam Winner 2 Kais/Vesik 12 Lario/Mesa 21 21-13, 14-21, 15-12 0:54
5/8/09CEVSpanish Masters Winner 1 Kais/Vesik 12 Lario/Mesa 5 21-13, 21-16 0:35
Lead the series against # 10 Fijalek/Prudel, Poland 2-0
8/20/09FIVBAland Open Winner 1 Kais/Vesik 12 Fijalek/Prudel 21, Q3 21-17, 21-14 0:35
6/19/09CEVGerman Masters Contender 2 Kais/Vesik 8 Fijalek/Prudel 6 21-18, 15-21, 15-8 0:49
Lead the series against # 11 Dugrip/Salvetti, France 2-0
9/17/09CEVEuropean Championship Final Pool C Kais/Vesik 6 Dugrip/Salvetti 11 21-12, 21-10 0:27
6/28/09FIVBStavanger World Championships Pool I Kais/Vesik 16 Dugrip/Salvetti 40 21-11, 21-18 0:38
Trail the series against # 13 Bellaguarda/Laciga, Switzerland 1-2
7/30/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool B Kais/Vesik 15 Bellaguarda/Laciga 18 17-21, 22-20, 15-11 0:54
7/18/09FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Winner 2 Bellaguarda/Laciga 19, Q7 Kais/Vesik 11 21-17, 21-19 0:44
7/9/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Pool D Bellaguarda/Laciga 29 Kais/Vesik 13 21-13, 21-17 0:37
Trail the series against # 14 Nummerdor/Schuil, Netherlands 3-8
9/16/09CEVEuropean Championship Final Pool C Nummerdor/Schuil 14 Kais/Vesik 6 21-14, 21-15 0:32
8/30/09FIVBThe Hague Open Semi-Finals Nummerdor/Schuil 1 Kais/Vesik 10 21-17, 21-16 0:36
8/1/09FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Winner 2 Nummerdor/Schuil 8 Kais/Vesik 15 21-14, 21-19 0:36
5/15/08FIVBItalian Open Winner 2 Nummerdor/Schuil 5 Kais/Vesik 21 21-18, 21-14 0:39
4/19/08CEVSpanish Masters Contender 3 Nummerdor/Schuil 2 Kais/Vesik 6 21-12, 21-15 0:41
8/10/07CEVDutch Masters Winner 2 Nummerdor/Schuil 6 Kais/Vesik 3 21-15, 21-12 0:35
7/27/07FIVBGstaad World Championships Winner 1 Kais/Vesik 19 Nummerdor/Schuil 11 21-19, 21-11 0:36
6/9/07FIVBZagreb Open Contender 5 Kais/Vesik 16 Nummerdor/Schuil 6 16-21, 21-13, 16-14 0:48
5/10/07FIVBBahrain Open Winner 3 Nummerdor/Schuil 8 Kais/Vesik 16 21-17, 21-16 0:37
8/8/06CEVSwiss Masters Semi-Finals Kais/Vesik 12 Nummerdor/Schuil 2 21-19, 21-15  
7/27/06FIVBParis Grand Slam Winner 1 Nummerdor/Schuil 22, Q23 Kais/Vesik 11 21-13, 27-25 0:41