FIVB World Tour
US$190,000 Prague Open
May 17 - 22, 2011
(14) Tarjei Skarlund/Martin Spinnangr, Norway
 
Tarjei Viken Skarlund
Norway
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Nov 6, 1978 (42 yrs old)
Home Town: Alesund
Resides: Stavanger
Height: 191 cm (6'3")
Weight: 87 kg (191 lb)
Seasons: 15
Tournaments: 148
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB C&S Porto Santo 2005)
Career FIVB WT Best: 2nd (Stavanger 2010)
Career Winnings: US$286,217.50
Martin Spinnangr
Norway
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: May 5, 1987 (34 yrs old)
Home Town: Farsund
Resides: Randaberg
Height: 197 cm (6'6")
Weight: 86 kg (189 lb)
Seasons: 6
Tournaments: 50
Career Best: 2nd (FIVB Stavanger 2010)
Career Winnings: US$122,875.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed1234579131725333741Money
FIVB4501012294138212 US$241,050.00
Previous Prague Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2010 Martin Spinnangr - 17th Tarjei Skarlund - 17th
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 5/2-7/2011 Shanghai Open 15 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 8/24-29/2010 The Hague Open 13 7 300 US$7,600.00
FIVB 8/10-15/2010 Kristiansand Open 9 9 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 8/3-8/2010 Stare Jablonki Grand Slam 24 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 7/27-8/1/2010 Klagenfurt Grand Slam 27 17 160 US$5,100.00
FIVB 7/20-25/2010 Marseille Open 20 17 120 US$2,800.00
FIVB 7/6-11/2010 Gstaad Grand Slam 21 25 80 US$3,500.00
FIVB 6/29-7/4/2010 Stavanger Grand Slam 9 2 720 US$29,500.00
FIVB 6/15-21/2010 Prague Open 21 17 120 US$2,800.00
FIVB 6/9-14/2010 Moscow Grand Slam 16 25 80 US$3,500.00
FIVB 5/25-30/2010 Myslowice Open 15 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 5/18-23/2010 Rome Grand Slam 15 9 320 US$8,000.00
FIVB 5/3-8/2010 Shanghai Open 13 17 120 US$2,800.00
FIVB 10/26-31/2009 Sanya Open 4 5 360 US$9,100.00
FIVB 8/25-30/2009 The Hague Open 15 9 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 8/18-23/2009 Aland Open 18, Q6 13 180 US$4,250.00
FIVB 8/11-16/2009 Kristiansand Open 9 7 300 US$7,600.00
FIVB 8/4-9/2009 Stare Jablonki Open Q11 33 30 US$0.00
FIVB 7/21-26/2009 Marseille Grand Slam 23 33 60 US$1,800.00
FIVB 7/14-19/2009 Moscow Grand Slam Q9 41 24 US$0.00
FIVB 7/7-12/2009 Gstaad Grand Slam Q9 41 24 US$0.00
FIVB 6/26-7/5/2009 Stavanger World Championships 13 17 200 US$7,000.00
Prague Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Thu, 5/19/2011 Winner 1 Inocencio Lario / Raul Mesa, Spain (19) Won 18-21, 21-19, 15-12 0:52
Thu, 5/19/2011 Winner 2 Marcio Araujo / Ricardo Santos, Brazil (3) Lost 19-21, 21-23 0:43
Thu, 5/19/2011 Contender 2 Aleksandrs Samoilovs / Ruslans Sorokins, Latvia (20) Lost 18-21, 21-13, 12-15 0:51
Head to Head Results
Skarlund/Spinnangr trail the series against the field 16-27
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 Dalhausser/Rogers, United States 0-2
8/13/10FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 3 Dalhausser/Rogers 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 9 21-16, 21-14 0:41
6/11/10FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool J Dalhausser/Rogers 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 16 21-18, 21-16 0:38
Trail the series against # 3 Araujo/Santos, Brazil 0-4
5/19/11FIVBPrague Open Winner 2 Araujo/Santos 3 Skarlund/Spinnangr 14 21-19, 23-21 0:43
8/14/10FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 4 Araujo/Santos 3 Skarlund/Spinnangr 9 21-16, 20-22, 15-9 0:59
8/7/10FIVBStare Jablonki Grand Slam Winner 2 Araujo/Santos 5 Skarlund/Spinnangr 24 21-14, 13-21, 15-9 0:50
6/17/10FIVBPrague Open Winner 1 Araujo/Santos 12, Q1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 21 21-14, 21-16 0:42
Trail the series against # 4 Fuerbringer/Lucena, United States 0-1
8/28/10FIVBThe Hague Open Contender 5 Fuerbringer/Lucena 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 13 21-15, 21-12 0:37
Lead the series against # 5 Gibb/Rosenthal, United States 1-0
5/21/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Winner 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 15 Gibb/Rosenthal 16 21-13, 21-15 0:36
Trail the series against # 6 Wu/Xu, China 0-1
10/29/09FIVBSanya Open Winner 4 Wu/Xu 9 Skarlund/Spinnangr 4 21-14, 21-14 0:34
Trail the series against # 7 Gavira/Herrera, Spain 1-2
8/5/10FIVBStare Jablonki Grand Slam Pool Q Gavira/Herrera 8 Skarlund/Spinnangr 24 24-22, 21-16 0:38
7/4/10FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Semi-Finals Skarlund/Spinnangr 9 Gavira/Herrera 3 16-21, 24-22, 15-10 1:00
8/20/09FIVBAland Open Winner 2 Gavira/Herrera 2 Skarlund/Spinnangr 18, Q6 22-20, 21-16 0:36
Trail the series against # 11 Fijalek/Prudel, Poland 1-2
7/29/10FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool O Fijalek/Prudel 6 Skarlund/Spinnangr 27 17-21, 21-12, 15-12 0:58
7/23/10FIVBMarseille Open Contender 2 Fijalek/Prudel 3 Skarlund/Spinnangr 20 11-21, 21-17, 15-13 0:47
7/1/10FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Pool Q Skarlund/Spinnangr 9 Fijalek/Prudel 8 21-17, 21-19 0:40
Series tied with # 13 Nummerdor/Schuil, Netherlands 1-1
8/27/10FIVBThe Hague Open Contender 4 Skarlund/Spinnangr 13 Nummerdor/Schuil 9 24-22, 22-20 0:43
10/30/09FIVBSanya Open Contender 6 Nummerdor/Schuil 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 4 21-14, 17-9 Retired 0:31
Lead the series against # 16 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro, Georgia 1-0
8/20/09FIVBAland Open Winner 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 18, Q6 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 15 21-13, 21-19 0:40
Trail the series against # 17 Ces/Ces, France 0-2
5/4/11FIVBShanghai Open Winner 1 Ces/Ces 18, Q3 Skarlund/Spinnangr 15 21-14, 21-23, 15-13 0:55
7/9/10FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Pool N Ces/Ces 28, Q2 Skarlund/Spinnangr 21 21-15, 21-18 0:44
Lead the series against # 18, Q5 Ingrosso/Ingrosso, Italy 1-0
7/30/10FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool O Skarlund/Spinnangr 27 Ingrosso/Ingrosso 22 21-17, 21-18 0:42
Lead the series against # 19 Lario/Mesa, Spain 2-0
5/19/11FIVBPrague Open Winner 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 14 Lario/Mesa 19 18-21, 21-19, 15-12 0:52
8/28/09FIVBThe Hague Open Contender 2 Skarlund/Spinnangr 15 Lario/Mesa 17 21-16, 20-22, 15-8 0:58
Trail the series against # 20 Samoilovs/Sorokins, Latvia 1-4
5/19/11FIVBPrague Open Contender 2 Samoilovs/Sorokins 20 Skarlund/Spinnangr 14 21-18, 13-21, 15-12 0:51
7/1/10FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Pool Q Samoilovs/Sorokins 25 Skarlund/Spinnangr 9 21-14, 24-22 0:44
5/27/10FIVBMyslowice Open Winner 1 Samoilovs/Sorokins 18 Skarlund/Spinnangr 15 21-15, 18-21, 15-8 0:49
8/21/09FIVBAland Open Contender 2 Skarlund/Spinnangr 18, Q6 Samoilovs/Sorokins 17 21-17, 21-16 0:37
8/15/09FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 5 Samoilovs/Sorokins 14 Skarlund/Spinnangr 9 21-18, 21-17 0:39
Series tied with # 23, Q2 Dollinger/Windscheif, Germany 1-1
10/28/09FIVBSanya Open Winner 2 Skarlund/Spinnangr 4 Dollinger/Windscheif 13 21-13, 17-21, 15-10 0:47
11/12/08FIVBSanya Open Winner 2 Dollinger/Windscheif 3, Q1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 14 21-17, 21-15 0:40
Lead the series against # 25 Doppler/Mellitzer, Austria 2-1
7/30/10FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Winner 1 Doppler/Mellitzer 32 Skarlund/Spinnangr 27 19-21, 21-14, 15-13 1:00
6/17/10FIVBPrague Open Contender 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 21 Doppler/Mellitzer 28, Q10 21-18, 13-21, 15-9 0:52
8/19/09FIVBAland Open Qualifier 3 Skarlund/Spinnangr 18, Q6 Doppler/Mellitzer Q11 25-23, 21-18 0:45
Series tied with # 26, Q10 Brinkborg/Gunnarsson, Sweden 1-1
8/28/09FIVBThe Hague Open Contender 3 Skarlund/Spinnangr 15 Brinkborg/Gunnarsson 24, Q7 19-21, 21-15, 15-13 0:56
7/8/09FIVBGstaad Grand Slam Qualifier 1 Brinkborg/Gunnarsson 27, Q24 Skarlund/Spinnangr Q9 21-17, 22-20 0:40
Trail the series against Belov/Dayanov, Russia 0-1
5/27/10FIVBMyslowice Open Contender 1 Belov/Dayanov 31, Q35 Skarlund/Spinnangr 15 21-19, 21-17 0:39
Trail the series against # Q1 Jennings/Wong, United States 0-1
8/27/10FIVBThe Hague Open Winner 3 Jennings/Wong 21, Q1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 13 21-16, 21-18 0:39
Lead the series against # Q3 Jaani/Vesik, Estonia 1-0
7/22/10FIVBMarseille Open Winner 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 20 Jaani/Vesik 13 21-12, 21-10 0:32
Series tied with # Q7 Gabathuler/Schnider, Switzerland 1-1
8/26/10FIVBThe Hague Open Winner 1 Skarlund/Spinnangr 13 Gabathuler/Schnider 20 21-19, 21-18 0:39
7/24/09FIVBMarseille Grand Slam Winner 1 Gabathuler/Schnider 42 Skarlund/Spinnangr 23 20-22, 21-18, 19-17 1:02
Series tied with # Q8 Kadziola/Szalankiewicz, Poland 1-1
8/5/10FIVBStare Jablonki Grand Slam Pool Q Kadziola/Szalankiewicz 9 Skarlund/Spinnangr 24 21-12, 16-21, 15-12 0:55
5/20/10FIVBRome Grand Slam Pool K Skarlund/Spinnangr 15 Kadziola/Szalankiewicz 31, Q11 16-21, 27-25, 15-13 0:57
Trail the series against # Q32 Garcia-Thompson/Grotowski, England 0-1
5/4/11FIVBShanghai Open Contender 1 Garcia-Thompson/Grotowski 31, Q32 Skarlund/Spinnangr 15 21-17, 21-19 0:39