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Espen Goranson:
 
Espen Goranson
Norway  
 
Season Summaries 1998-2008
 
1998 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
9/11-13 Alanya, Turkey Jon Grydeland Q38 57   2
 
1999 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/30-7/4 Berlin, Germany Jon Grydeland Q43 57   2
7/7-11 Stavanger, Norway Jon Grydeland Q47 57   2
8/4-8 Espinho, Portugal Jon Grydeland Q28 49   3
8/11-15 Ostende, Belgium Jon Grydeland Q46 57   2
Summary   
Tournaments Played: 4
Best Finish: 49th
Points: 9
Ranking: 233rd
 
2000 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
7/5-9 Stavanger, Norway Jon Grydeland Q30 49   3
7/26-30 Espinho, Portugal Jon Grydeland Q36 49   3
8/2-6 Klagenfurt, Austria Jon Grydeland Q39 57   2
8/9-13 Ostende, Belgium Jon Grydeland Q20 41   7
Summary   
Tournaments Played: 4
Best Finish: 41st
Points: 15
Ranking: 197th
 
2001 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/20-24 Gstaad, Switzerland Kjell Goranson Q22 41   7
Q2: d. Kevin Ces / Sebastien Baumgartner (Q43)  21-17, 21-12 (0:30)
Q3: l. Brad Torsone / Eddie Stokes (Q54)  21-19, 17-21, 11-15 (0:55)
6/27-7/1 Berlin, Germany Kjell Goranson Q18 41   7
Q2: d. Ola Olofsson / Roger Jonsson (Q47)  21-18, 21-17 (0:36)
Q3: l. Manolis Roumeliotis / Thanassis Michalopoulos (Q15)  12-21, 19-21 (0:34)
7/4-8 Stavanger, Norway Kjell Goranson 29 25 $1,000.00 18
W1: l. John Child / Mark Heese (4)  12-21, 15-21 (0:38)
C1: l. Sergey Ermishin / Mikhail Kouchnerev (20)  12-21, 21-16, 5-15 (0:38)
7/11-15 Lignano, Italy Kjell Goranson Q21 41   7
Q2: d. Mauro Hernandez / Julio Corona (Q44)  21-16, 21-9 (0:34)
Q3: l. Sascha Heyer / Markus Egger (Q12,30)  19-21, 17-21 (0:43)
7/17-22 Marseille, France Kjell Goranson Q18 41   9
Q1: d. Tim Van Mierlo / Ward Ceyfs (Q47)  21-18, 21-12 (0:29)
Q2: l. Bartosz Bachorski / Janusz Bulkowski (Q15)  13-21, 17-21 (0:41)
7/25-29 Espinho, Portugal Kjell Goranson Q12 37   11
Q2: l. Pedro Rosas / Roberto Silva Reis (Q44)  17-21, 16-21 (0:32)
Q6: d. Pavlos Beligratis / Thanassis Chatziantoniou (Q23)  21-16, 21-18 (0:32)
Q7: d. Hugo Madruga / Joao Santos (Q37)  26-24, 21-16 (0:34)
Q8: d. Sergey Sayfulin / Dmitri Kouvitchka (Q11)  21-17, 21-23, 15-12 (0:56)
Q9: l. Riccardo Lione / Eugenio Amore (Q13,26)  19-21, 22-24 (0:57)
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
8/1-5 Klagenfurt, Austria Kjell Goranson 43 33   20
PK: l. Pavel Zaitsev / Dmitry Karasev (22)  18-21, 17-21 (0:41)
PK: l. Dain Blanton / Eric Fonoimoana (11)  15-21, 21-16, 12-15 (0:54)
8/8-12 Ostende, Belgium Kjell Goranson Q12 41   7
Q2: l. Jim VanZwieten / Matt Heath (Q21)  12-21, 14-21 (0:30)
9/12-16 Mallorca, Spain Kjell Goranson Q10,27 17 $1,500.00 36
Q2: d. Maarten Lammens / Karl Strempel (Q23)  21-16, 21-15 (0:33)
Q3: l. Andrea Raffaelli / Maurizio Pimponi (Q7)  21-23, 21-18, 9-15 (0:48)
Q8: d. Bjorn Ingeborgrud / Alexander Loberg (Q24)  21-16, 21-13 (0:30)
Q9: d. Tarjei Skarlund / Ronny Berntsen (Q18)  21-13, 18-21, 16-14 (0:53)
Q10: d. Kristjan Kais / Kaarel Kais (Q12,29)  21-19, 21-13 (0:42)
W1: d. Dmitry Karasev / Pavel Zaitsev (6)  by Forfeit
W2: l. Stephane Canet / Mathieu Hamel (22)  19-21, 14-21 (0:33)
C2: l. Rogerio 'Para' Ferreira / Harley Marques (21)  17-21, 14-21 (0:35)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 12-14  
Sets Won-Lost: 26-30  
Points Scored-Allowed: 1004-1023
Tournaments Played: 9
Best Finish: 17th
Winnings: $2,500
Points: 122
Ranking: 83rd
 
2002 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/12-16 Berlin, Germany Kjell Goranson Q12 41   5
CQ: d. Alexander Loberg / Bjorn Ingeborgrud    20-22, 21-16, 19-17 (0:56)
Q1: d. Mikko Esko / Toni Tuominen (Q53)  21-19, 22-20 (0:35)
Q2: l. Julius Brink / Kjell Schneider (Q21)  16-21, 19-21 (0:41)
6/19-23 Gstaad, Switzerland Kjell Goranson Q13 33   9
CQ: d. Jon Grydeland / Magne Kobbevik    21-12, 21-14 (0:34)
Q1: d. Bob Van Looy / Yves Verstraelen (Q52)  22-20, 21-17 (0:43)
Q2: d. Paul Schroffenegger / Thomas Schroffenegger (Q20)  18-21, 21-18, 15-7 (0:47)
Q3: l. Nikolas Berger / Clemens Doppler (Q4,12)  15-21, 24-26 (0:45)
7/3-7 Stavanger, Norway Kjell Goranson 31 25 $825.00 15
PB: l. Eric Fonoimoana / Dax Holdren (15)  17-21, 21-17, 8-15 (0:52)
PB: l. Stephane Canet / Mathieu Hamel (18)  21-19, 16-21, 13-15 (0:59)
PB: l. Marcio Araujo / Benjamin Insfran (Q10,2)  15-21, 14-21 (0:31)
7/17-21 Marseille, France Kjell Goranson 33 37   12
PJ: l. Stephane Canet / Mathieu Hamel (9)  17-21, 18-21 (0:54)
PJ: l. Riccardo Lione / Eugenio Amore (40)  19-21, 9-21 (0:38)
PJ: l. Eric Fonoimoana / Dax Holdren (16)  18-21, 15-21 (0:47)
7/24-28 Espinho, Portugal Kjell Goranson Q13,30 25 $825.00 15
Q2: d. Alexander Loberg / Bjorn Ingeborgrud (Q20)  by Forfeit
Q3: d. Pavel Zaitsev / Dmitry Karasev (Q4)  21-13, 21-11 (0:31)
PC: l. Jorre Kjemperud / Vegard Hoidalen (14)  23-21, 19-21, 15-17 (1:06)
PC: l. Chip McCaw / John Hyden (Q11,19)  16-21, 21-19, 12-15 (0:55)
PC: l. Jose Loiola / Ricardo Santos (3)  28-30, 15-21 (0:52)
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
8/1-4 Klagenfurt, Austria Kjell Goranson 43 37   12
PF: l. Andrea Raffaelli / Maurizio Pimponi (19)  20-22, 21-14, 13-15 (0:54)
PF: l. Chip McCaw / John Hyden (30)  15-21, 14-21 (0:34)
PF: l. Marcio Araujo / Benjamin Insfran (6)  18-21, 17-21 (0:38)
8/7-11 Cadiz, Spain Kjell Goranson Q10 33   9
CQ: d. Ragnar Wisloff / Martin Engvik    21-14, 21-12 (0:34)
Q2: d. Jason Kruger / Everett Matthews (Q23)  21-15, 18-21, 15-8 (0:51)
Q3: l. Bernhard Vesti / Marcel Gscheidle (Q7,22)  13-21, 18-21 (0:33)
9/4-8 Mallorca, Spain Kjell Goranson Q8 41   5
CQ: d. Helge Storoy / Olav Helland    21-16, 21-19 (0:40)
Q2: l. Andreas Olesen / Bo Soderberg (Q40)  17-21, 18-21 (0:35)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 10-16  
Sets Won-Lost: 23-35  
Points Scored-Allowed: 1050-1081
Tournaments Played: 8
Best Finish: 25th (2 times)
Winnings: $1,650
Points: 82
Ranking: 94th
 
2003 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/4-8 Rhodes, Greece Kjell Goranson Q13 41   5
CQ: d. Martin Engvik / Ole Martin Kleivenes    21-15, 21-14 (0:42)
Q1: d. Josh Binstock / Brian Hiebert (Q52)  21-16, 22-20 (0:54)
Q2: l. Alexandr Dyachenko / Oleksiy Kulinich (Q45)  19-21, 16-21 (0:43)
6/18-22 Gstaad, Switzerland Kjell Goranson Q13 33   9
Q1: d. Daniel Plinski / Damian Lisiecki (Q52)  21-18, 21-16 (0:37)
Q2: d. Mykola Babich / Dmytro Khudoley (Q20)  9-21, 21-17, 18-16 (0:56)
Q3: l. Casey Jennings / Matt Fuerbringer (Q29,28)  16-21, 19-21 (0:45)
6/25-29 Berlin, Germany Kjell Goranson Q18 41   9
Q1: d. Paul Bourne / Allister Lyne (Q47)  21-11, 21-14 (0:36)
Q2: l. Robert Nowotny / Peter Gartmayer (Q15)  13-21, 16-21 (0:34)
7/2-6 Stavanger, Norway Kjell Goranson 30 25 $1,000.00 15
PC: l. Andrew Schacht / Joshua Slack (14)  13-21, 16-21 (0:36)
PC: l. Dain Blanton / Jeff Nygaard (Q1,19)  17-21, 16-21 (0:46)
PC: d. Martin Laciga / Paul Laciga (3)  21-19, 21-18 (0:51)
7/23-27 Espinho, Portugal Kjell Goranson Q16,30 25 $1,000.00 15
Q2: d. Gijs Ronnes / Jochem De Gruijter (Q17)  21-15, 20-22, 16-14 (0:55)
Q3: d. Antonio Cotrino / John Garcia-Thompson (Q1)  21-14, 21-17 (0:44)
PC: l. Todd Rogers / Sean Scott (14)  15-21, 18-21 (0:37)
PC: l. Iver Horrem / Bjorn Maaseide (19)  14-21, 11-21 (0:34)
PC: l. Martin Laciga / Paul Laciga (3)  19-21, 17-21 (0:36)
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
9/3-7 Mallorca, Spain Kjell Goranson   CQ    
CQ: l. Martin Engvik / Ole Martin Kleivenes (Q31)  21-12, 15-21, 13-15 (0:44)
9/18-21 Carson, United States Kjell Goranson Q26 41   9
Q1: l. Antonio Cotrino / John Garcia-Thompson (Q7)  17-21, 21-19, 10-15 (0:56)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 8-10  
Sets Won-Lost: 18-22  
Points Scored-Allowed: 710-736
Tournaments Played: 7
Best Finish: 25th (2 times)
Winnings: $2,000
Points: 62
Ranking: 120th
 
2003 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Challenger & Satellite
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
8/19-24 Athens, Greece Kjell Goranson 7 9 $450.00 12
PF: l. Michal Palinek / Stepan Smrcka (18)  12-21, 21-10, 12-15 (0:48)
PF: d. Luizao Correa / Thomas Klepper (19)  21-18, 21-15 (0:34)
PF: d. Pavlos Beligratis / Thanassis Michalopoulos (6)  21-13, 21-19 (0:39)
W1: l. Fabio Galli / Riccardo Fenili (13)  20-22, 21-19, 19-21 (1:11)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 2-2  
Sets Won-Lost: 6-4  
Points Scored-Allowed: 189-173
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 9th
Winnings: $450
Points: 12
Ranking: 39th
 
2004 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/16-20 Gstaad, Switzerland Jon Grydeland Q28 41   6
Q1: d. Hannes Wyder / Julien Dougoud (Q37)  22-20, 21-18 (0:39)
Q2: l. Antonio Cotrino / John Garcia-Thompson (Q5)  15-21, 18-21 (0:42)
6/30-7/4 Stavanger, Norway Jon Grydeland Q27 41   6
CQ: d. Ragnar Wisloff / Kim Hellum    21-17, 21-11 (0:34)
Q1: d. Mikkel Herslov / Jeppe Nielsen (Q38)  21-16, 22-20 (0:40)
Q2: l. Roman Arkaev / Dmitri Barsouk (Q6,18)  15-21, 14-21 (0:34)
9/21-26 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Vegard Hoidalen 22 17 $1,500.00 36
W1: l. Kjell Goranson / Tarjei Skarlund (11)  16-21, 26-24, 8-15 (0:57)
C1: d. Bjorn Berg / Robert Svensson (27)  21-16, 21-15 (0:46)
C2: l. Dmitri Barsouk / Roman Arkaev (12)  17-21, 10-21 (0:34)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 4-4  
Sets Won-Lost: 9-8  
Points Scored-Allowed: 309-319
Tournaments Played: 3
Best Finish: 17th
Winnings: $1,500
Points: 48
Ranking: 122nd
 
2004 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Challenger & Satellite
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
7/29-8/1 Kiev, Ukraine Bjorn Ingeborgrud 6 7 $600.00 15
W1: d. Oleksiy Klyamar / Andriy Kutsmus (27)  21-19, 21-16 (0:33)
W2: d. Gennadiy Kryshen / Kostyantyn Medyanyk (22)  21-14, 12-21, 15-11 (0:43)
W3: l. Oleg Kiselev / Pavel Zabuslayev (3)  19-21, 21-23 (0:43)
C4: d. Dmitry Karasev / Denis Tenenbaum (1)  21-18, 16-21, 19-17 (1:12)
C5: l. Vitaliy Stadnikov / Yevgeniy Moroz (20)  20-22, 20-22 (0:34)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 3-2  
Sets Won-Lost: 6-6  
Points Scored-Allowed: 226-225
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 7th
Winnings: $600
Points: 15
Ranking: 42nd
 
2004 Confédération Européenne de Volleyball
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
9/9-12 Valencia, Spain Vegard Hoidalen   5 € 1,125.00 26
PC: l. Pablo Herrera / Raul Mesa    20-22, 12-21 (0:40)
PC: d. Roman Arkaev / Dmitri Barsouk    21-18, 23-25, 15-12 (1:09)
PC: d. Fabio Galli / Andrea Raffaelli    21-18, 21-19 (0:48)
W1: l. Petr Benes / Josef Benes    12-21, 21-13, 8-15 (0:53)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 2-2  
Sets Won-Lost: 5-5  
Points Scored-Allowed: 174-184
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 5th
Winnings: € 1,125
Points: 26
Ranking: 52nd
 
2005 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/29-7/3 Stavanger, Norway Jon Grydeland Q27 41   9
Q1: l. David Klemperer / Eric Koreng (Q6,24)  19-21, 10-21 (0:40)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 0-1  
Sets Won-Lost: 0-2  
Points Scored-Allowed: 29-42
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 41st
Points: 9
Ranking: 273rd
 
2005 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Challenger & Satellite
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
9/8-10 Porto Santo, Portugal Magne Kobbevik 9 9 $600.00 12
W1: l. Fabio Galli / Andrea Tomatis (Q1,8)  17-21, 18-21 (0:42)
C1: d. Rui Caldas / Marco Rodrigues (16)  21-13, 22-20 (0:40)
C2: l. Yannick Salvetti / Fabien Dugrip (6)  21-19, 15-21, 13-15 (0:58)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 1-2  
Sets Won-Lost: 3-4  
Points Scored-Allowed: 127-130
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 9th
Winnings: $600
Points: 12
Ranking: 124th
 
2006 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/28-7/2 Stavanger, Norway Kjell Goranson Q28 41   12
Q2: l. Pablo Herrera / Raul Mesa (Q5,28)  15-21, 16-21 (0:35)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 0-1  
Sets Won-Lost: 0-2  
Points Scored-Allowed: 31-42
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 41st
Points: 12
Ranking: 263rd
 
2006 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Challenger & Satellite
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/25-28 Brno, Czech Republic Bjorn Ingeborgrud Q21 33   2
Q1: l. Rodrigo Monteiro / Hevaldo Moreira (Q12,21)  14-21, 7-21 (0:31)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 0-1  
Sets Won-Lost: 0-2  
Points Scored-Allowed: 21-42
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 33rd
Points: 2
Ranking: 192nd
 
2007 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/23-27 Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy Bjorn Ingeborgrud Q44 57   3
CQ: d. Kim Hellum / Jarle Huseby    21-14, 21-17 (0:34)
Q1: l. Michal Biza / Martin Lebl (Q21,31)  19-21, 17-21 (0:44)
6/27-7/1 Stavanger, Norway Bjorn Ingeborgrud Q29 33   20
Q1: d. Conrad Leinemann / Rich VanHuizen (Q4)  by Forfeit
Q2: l. Koichi Nishimura / Satoshi Watanabe (Q13,30)  16-21, 13-21 (0:35)
8/8-12 Kristiansand, Norway Bjorn Ingeborgrud Q24 41   8
CQ: d. Ronny Berntsen / Martin Engvik    19-21, 21-18, 15-12 (0:57)
Q1: l. Michal Biza / Martin Lebl (Q9,25)  13-21, 14-21 (0:28)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 3-3  
Sets Won-Lost: 4-7  
Points Scored-Allowed: 189-208
Tournaments Played: 3
Best Finish: 33rd
Points: 31
Ranking: 210th
 
2008 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/24-29 Stavanger, Norway Bjorn Ingeborgrud Q23 41   12
Q1: l. Kjell Goranson / Vegard Hoidalen (Q10)  15-21, 19-21 (0:37)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 0-1  
Sets Won-Lost: 0-2  
Points Scored-Allowed: 34-42
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 41st
Points: 12
Ranking: 338th
 

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