Erika Nyström

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Erika Nyström Volleyball (beach)
Nystroem sisters.jpg
Erika (left) and Emilia (right) Nyström
2007 at the Paf Open in Mariehamn, Åland
birthday September 13, 1983
place of birth Muurame , Finland
size 1.79 m
Partner Emilia Nyström
World ranking Position 57
2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 - Finnish champion
2010 - 3rd place European championship
(As of June 10, 2015)

Erika Nyström (born September 13, 1983 in Muurame ) is a Finnish beach volleyball player .


Nyström plays with her twin sister Emilia. At the World Youth Championships in 2001 in Le Lavandou and in 2002 in Catania , the sisters each achieved ninth place. Between the two competitions, they completed their first professional tournament at the Stavanger Open. Fifth place at the 2003 Youth World Cup in Saint-Quay-Portrieux , they also competed at the 2003 European Championships in Alanya and finished ninth. With the same result, they reached the top ten of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in Marseille the following year . At the 2005 World Cup in Berlin , however, it was only 33rd. Two years later, the global tournament in Gstaad ended in 37th place for the Nyström sisters, as did the 2009 World Cup in Stavanger. At the European Championship 2008 in Hamburg there was a 25th place. Erika and Emilia Nyström celebrated their greatest success so far two years later at the continental tournament in Berlin. After a narrow semi-final defeat (14:16 in the tie-break) against the German duo Katrin Holtwick / Ilka Semmler , they won the first bronze medal of a Finnish team in international beach volleyball with a 2-1 win against the Dutch Sanne Keizer / Marleen van Iersel . At the 2011 World Cup in Rome , the 2011 European Championship in Kristiansand and the 2012 European Championship in Scheveningen , Nyström / Nyström took 17th place. At the 2013 World Cup in Stare Jabłonki , they reached the second round, where they were eliminated against the Americans Fendrick / Hochevar Finished ninth. At the EM 2014 in Cagliari , Nyström / Nyström also landed in ninth place.

In 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009 the sisters won the Finnish national championship.

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Individual evidence

  1. FIVB world rankings (as of June 8, 2015)
  2. Nyströmeille historialliset EM-pronssit. (No longer available online.) YLE, August 14, 2010, archived from the original on August 18, 2010 ; Retrieved June 9, 2011 (Finnish). Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /