Latvia Team Men

General info

Responsible body:
Dmitrijs Pavlovs
Preferred team name:
Latvian National team
Team manager name:
Dmitrijs Pavlovs
Team manager e-mail:
Media person name:
Dmitrijs Pavlovs
Media person e-mail:

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Team information

Team history:

In Latvia sitting volleyball was first demonstrated at the 1. Baltic republics sport festival for disabled people in 1984. First competition which was played accordingly international rules was at January of 1986 in Estonia.
Starting from 1992 Latvia is a member of ECVD and WOWD. In 1993 Latvian Men’s national team at first time have participated in European Championship at Finland.

Main players:

- Uldis Ektermanis. Position – Setter. Team captain since 1996.
President of Latvian sitting volleyball association of disabled people since 2016.
National team player since 1989, in his career have participated in more than 300 international games.

Interesting players:

- Andrejs Filipavicus
- Aleksandrs Ronis

Teams biggest achievement:

- 8. place at European championships in 1997, 2003, 2007.