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Valmo Kriisa

Valmo Kriisa

Estonian basketball player
Valmo Kriisa
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Intro Estonian basketball player
Is Athlete Basketball player
From Estonia Russia
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 18 May 1974, Pärnu, Estonia
Age 46 years
Star sign Taurus
Height: 191 cm
Weight: 90 kg
Sports Teams
Södertälje Kings
Tartu Ülikool Korvpallimeeskond
BC Rakvere Tarvas
BC Kalev/Cramo
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Valmo Kriisa (born May 18, 1974 in Pärnu, Estonia) is an Estonian former professional basketball player. He played at the point guard and shooting guard positions. Kriisa started his senior club career with "KK Tartu" team (Tartu Ülikool/Rock) in 1990 and after 96–97 season he moved to "Nybit". He spent the 2000–01 season in Sweden with Södertälje BBK. Then Kriisa returned to Estonia, signed for two seasons with "BC Kalev" and won the Estonian Championship titles in 2002 and 2003. On seasons 2003–2006 he played for the Dutch Eredivisie team Hanzevast Capitals. During this period he won the Dutch Championship in 2004. After three seasons in The Netherlands, Kriisa came back to Estonia and joined BC Kalev/Cramo. He spent three seasons with Kalev winning one Estonian Championship. In 2007 he was named the Estonian Basketball Player of the Year. Kriisa spent the 2009-10 season with BC Rakvere Tarvas helping the team to the Estonian league finals for the first time. Though Tarvas lost to Tartu Ülikool/Rock, Kriisa was named the KML Most Valuable Player. In the 2010-11 season Kriisa played for TTÜ/Kalev. Since 1995, Kriisa is a member of the Estonia national basketball team and was also a member of the Estonian EuroBasket 2001 squad.



  • Estonian Basketball Cup: 1998
Tallinna Kalev
  • Korvpalli Meistriliiga: 2001–02, 2002–03
  • Estonian Basketball Cup: 2001
Hanzevast Capitals
  • Dutch Basketball League: 2003–04
  • Dutch Cup: 2005
  • Korvpalli Meistriliiga: 2008–09
  • Estonian Basketball Cup: 2006, 2007, 2008
University of Tartu
  • Korvpalli Meistriliiga: 2014–15
  • Estonian Basketball Cup: 2013, 2014


  • Estonian Basketball Player of the Year: 2007
  • KML Most Valuable Player: 2010
  • KML Best Defender: 2007
  • All-KML First Team: 2007, 2010
  • KML All-Star: 2004. 2007
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