Simo-Pekka Olli

Infobox Volleyball biography
playername = Simo-Pekka Olli

fullname = Simo-Pekka Olli
dateofbirth = Birth date and age|1985|11|13|df=y
cityofbirth = Varkaus
countryofbirth = Finland
dateofdeath =
cityofdeath =
countryofdeath =
height = 204cm
position = Setter
currentclub = Raision Loimu
clubnumber =
years = 2005-2006

clubs = Raision Loimu
Padova Volley
Bergamo Volley
Padova Volley
Raision Loimu
nationalyears = 4 years
nationalteam = Finland

Simo-Pekka Olli (born November 13 1985) is a professional volleyball player from Finland. He has played three seasons in Italy A1-league. Sempre Volley Padova was his club years 2005-2008. After that he came back to Finland because he must perform military service. In Finland military service is mandatory for all men.


Olli started his career as a fourteen year old in Varkaus. First he played middle-blocker but the youth national teams coach saw his good set and moved him to setter. His first season in Finland Champion league was 2004-2005. He played in Raision Loimu where he won Finland Cup-Champion and became 4th place in the league. In Raisio Loimu played at the same time as brothers Mikko and Matti Oivanen. After one season in Finland he signed a contract with Italy A1-league.

The team was Sempre Volley Padova where set too other finland player Mikko Esko. After one season in Padova Olli changed his team to Bergamo Volley. Olli was credit in Bergamo because he had three years contract with Padova. After Bergamo year Olli come back to Padova and played his last contract season.

National team

Olli played his first national team game in summer 2005. Finland played European league then and come second place in league. The league jury chose Olli best setter in league that year. Now Olli has 30 national team games.



* European league-best setter 2005
* Best youth player in Finland 2003


* 4th place in European Championchips 2007
* Finland Cup-Champion 2004
* Finland Cup-Champion 2004


* 2004-2005 Raision Loimu
* 2005-2008 Sempre Volley Padova
* 2008-2009 Raision Loimu

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