FIVB World Tour
US$300,000 Cancun Hub - 2nd Event
April 22 - 26, 2021
Aleksandrs Samoilovs/Janis Smedins, Latvia
 
Aleksandrs Samoilovs
Latvia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Apr 6, 1985 (36 yrs old)
Home Town: Riga
Resides: Riga
Height: 196 cm (6'5")
Weight: 96 kg (211 lb)
Seasons: 19
Tournaments: 182
Career Wins: 15
Career FIVB WT Wins: 13
Career Winnings: US$739,637.50
Janis Smedins
Latvia
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jul 31, 1987 (33 yrs old)
Home Town: Kuldiga
Resides: Kuldiga
Height: 191 cm (6'3")
Weight: 84 kg (185 lb)
Seasons: 19
Tournaments: 148
Career Wins: 14
Career Winnings: US$661,462.50
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed12345791317192533Money
FIVB861356613025013121 US$1,065,175.00
Previous Cancun Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2021 Janis Smedins - 0th Aleksandrs Samoilovs - 0th
2021 Janis Smedins - 0th Aleksandrs Samoilovs - 0th
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 4/16-20/2021 Cancun 4 Star - 1st 11   240 US$2,000.00
FIVB 3/8-12/2021 Doha 4-star 15 5 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 3/9-13/2020 Doha Four Star 16 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 11/13-17/2019 Chetumal Four Star 9 17 320 US$3,000.00
FIVB 9/3-8/2019 World Tour Finals Rome 12, Q1 17 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 8/22-25/2019 Jurmala Three Star 2 1 600 US$10,000.00
FIVB 8/14-18/2019 Moscow Four Star 18 1 800 US$20,000.00
FIVB 7/30-8/4/2019 Vienna Major Five Star Q5 33 240 US$0.00
FIVB 7/17-21/2019 Espinho Four Star 16 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 7/8-13/2019 Gstaad Major Series 22, Q3 17 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 6/28-7/7/2019 World Championships Hamburg 11 17 640 US$7,000.00
FIVB 6/11-16/2019 Warsaw Four Star 12 9 400 US$4,000.00
FIVB 5/29-6/2/2019 Ostrava Four Star 9 17 320 US$3,000.00
FIVB 5/15-19/2019 Itapema Four Star 3 17 320 US$3,000.00
FIVB 4/23-28/2019 Xiamen Four Star 3 5 480 US$6,000.00
FIVB 3/11-16/2019 Doha Four Star 3 25 240 US$2,000.00
FIVB 1/2-6/2019 The Hague Four Star 3 9 400 US$4,000.00
Head to Head Results
Samoilovs/Smedins trail the series against the field 54-55
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Lead the series against Aye/Gauthier-Rat, France 1-0
8/24/19FIVBJurmala Three Star Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Aye/Gauthier-Rat 10 21-15, 21-13 0:30
Lead the series against Azaad/Capogrosso, Argentina 1-0
5/16/19FIVBItapema Four Star Pool C Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Azaad/Capogrosso 30, Q9 18-21, 21-14, 15-13 0:47
Trail the series against Bourne/Crabb, United States 0-1
3/13/19FIVBDoha Four Star Pool C Bourne/Crabb 19 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 21-17, 21-13 0:34
Series tied with Brouwer/Meeuwsen, Netherlands 5-5
1/5/19FIVBThe Hague Four Star Winner 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 By Forfeit  
7/1/18FIVBPoland Four Star Bronze Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 10 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 4 21-18, 18-21, 17-15 0:47
6/23/18FIVBOstrava Four Star Winner 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 11 21-15, 21-12 0:33
5/6/18FIVBHuntington Beach Four Star Semi-Finals Brouwer/Meeuwsen 7 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 17-21, 21-18, 15-10 0:55
1/6/18FIVBThe Hague Four Star Winner 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 18-21, 21-17, 15-9 0:49
9/16/16FIVB2016 World Tour Finals Toronto Pool B Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 7 21-19, 21-14 0:34
7/30/16FIVBA1 Major Klagenfurt Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 1 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 2 17-21, 21-15, 15-10 0:48
7/9/16FIVBGstaad Major Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 3 21-18, 21-19 0:36
6/9/16FIVBMajor Hamburg Pool D Brouwer/Meeuwsen 4 Samoilovs/Smedins 13 21-19, 32-30 0:42
7/12/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Semi-Finals Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Brouwer/Meeuwsen 7 19-21, 21-18, 15-12 0:52
Trail the series against Bryl/Fijalek, Poland 1-3
3/11/20FIVBDoha Four Star Winner 2 Bryl/Fijalek 7 Samoilovs/Smedins 16 18-21, 29-27, 15-12 1:01
3/7/18FIVBDoha Four Star Pool E Bryl/Fijalek 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 25-23, 22-20 0:39
2/28/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Pool E Samoilovs/Smedins 12 Bryl/Fijalek 21 21-14, 21-13 0:31
7/8/17FIVBGstaad Major Five Star Winner 1 Bryl/Fijalek 16 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 21-19, 16-21, 15-12 0:47
Series tied with Cerutti/Filho, Brazil 1-1
8/18/19FIVBMoscow Four Star Gold Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 18 Cerutti/Filho 2 21-12, 21-16 0:32
8/15/19FIVBMoscow Four Star Pool B Cerutti/Filho 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 18 21-16, 21-18 0:41
Lead the series against Crabb/Gibb, United States 1-0
8/10/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Crabb/Gibb 8 21-19, 28-26 0:42
Trail the series against Dalhausser/Lucena, United States 2-4
5/4/18FIVBHuntington Beach Four Star Winner 4 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 Dalhausser/Lucena 1 24-22, 21-18 0:43
3/3/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Semi-Finals Dalhausser/Lucena 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 12 21-14, 21-12 0:37
7/10/16FIVBGstaad Major Semi-Finals Dalhausser/Lucena 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 21-18, 21-16 0:36
4/23/16FIVBFuzhou Open Semi-Finals Dalhausser/Lucena 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 21-19, 21-13 0:36
9/13/15FIVBSochi Open Gold Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Dalhausser/Lucena 3 24-22, 21-19 0:44
8/21/15FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Winner 2 Dalhausser/Lucena 24 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 17-21, 21-11, 15-12 0:54
Trail the series against Ehlers/Fluggen, Germany 0-1
9/6/19FIVBWorld Tour Finals Rome Winner 1 Ehlers/Fluggen 16 Samoilovs/Smedins 12, Q1 29-31, 28-26, 17-15 1:10
Lead the series against Evans/Kolinske, United States 1-0
8/9/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Pool F Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Evans/Kolinske 27, Q9 23-25, 21-15, 15-12 0:51
Lead the series against Gavira/Herrera, Spain 7-5
8/16/19FIVBMoscow Four Star Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 18 Gavira/Herrera 13 21-19, 21-16 0:36
7/11/18FIVBGstaad Major Pool F Gavira/Herrera 6 Samoilovs/Smedins 11 21-17, 14-21, 15-10 0:41
5/6/18FIVBHuntington Beach Four Star Bronze Medal Gavira/Herrera 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 22-20, 21-17 0:42
5/5/18FIVBHuntington Beach Four Star Winner 5 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 Gavira/Herrera 12 12-21, 21-16, 15-12 0:41
7/10/16FIVBGstaad Major Bronze Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Gavira/Herrera 7 21-14, 34-32 0:51
6/18/16FIVBPoland Grand Slam Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Gavira/Herrera 4 19-21, 21-17, 15-13 0:47
4/23/16FIVBFuzhou Open Bronze Medal Gavira/Herrera 5 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 17-21, 21-19, 15-12 0:48
5/28/15FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Pool E Gavira/Herrera 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 21-16, 21-17 0:37
6/28/14FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Winner 2 Gavira/Herrera 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 21-18, 20-22, 20-18 0:56
4/25/14FIVBFuzhou Open Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Gavira/Herrera 3 23-25, 21-17, 16-14 0:55
10/12/13FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Bronze Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Gavira/Herrera 5 21-14, 21-12 0:29
7/25/13FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Pool C Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Gavira/Herrera 14 21-19, 26-24 0:45
Lead the series against Gerson/Heidrich, Switzerland 5-1
9/5/19FIVBWorld Tour Finals Rome Pool E Samoilovs/Smedins 12, Q1 Gerson/Heidrich 21 15-21, 21-17, 22-20 0:54
7/19/19FIVBEspinho Four Star Pool A Gerson/Heidrich 17 Samoilovs/Smedins 16 21-18, 21-17 0:35
7/1/19FIVBWorld Championships Hamburg Pool K Samoilovs/Smedins 11 Gerson/Heidrich 35 21-19, 25-23 0:46
6/13/19FIVBWarsaw Four Star Pool E Samoilovs/Smedins 12 Gerson/Heidrich 21, Q2 21-9, 21-19 0:33
5/30/19FIVBOstrava Four Star Pool H Samoilovs/Smedins 9 Gerson/Heidrich 24 21-16, 17-21, 15-9 0:42
6/21/18FIVBOstrava Four Star Pool F Samoilovs/Smedins 11 Gerson/Heidrich 22, Q2 22-20, 21-16 0:37
Trail the series against Goncalves/Oscar Schmidt, Brazil 0-1
6/15/19FIVBWarsaw Four Star Winner 2 Goncalves/Oscar Schmidt 11 Samoilovs/Smedins 12 18-21, 21-18, 15-12 0:56
Lead the series against Grimalt/Grimalt, Chile 5-1
3/10/20FIVBDoha Four Star Pool A Samoilovs/Smedins 16 Grimalt/Grimalt 17 21-17, 21-13 0:33
6/29/18FIVBPoland Four Star Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 10 Grimalt/Grimalt 25, Q4 16-21, 21-19, 15-11 0:44
8/24/16FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Pool B Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Grimalt/Grimalt 15 17-21, 21-17, 15-9 0:48
4/15/16FIVBXiamen Open Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Grimalt/Grimalt 11 21-16, 21-13 0:34
10/24/15FIVBAntalya Open Winner 2 Grimalt/Grimalt 5 Samoilovs/Smedins 1 21-17, 21-17 0:37
7/18/14FIVBThe Hague Grand Slam Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 Grimalt/Grimalt 28, Q11 22-20, 21-19 0:39
Series tied with Henriquez/Villafane, Venezuela 1-1
7/11/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Henriquez/Villafane 27, Q6 21-16, 21-19 0:38
5/14/15FIVBLucerne Open Pool B Henriquez/Villafane 18 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 15-21, 21-17, 15-13 0:48
Lead the series against Kantor/Losiak, Poland 6-3
8/15/18FIVB2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg Pool A Kantor/Losiak 4 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 21-17, 21-18 0:35
3/3/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 12 Kantor/Losiak 3 12-21, 21-13, 15-10 0:43
8/27/16FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Kantor/Losiak 5 14-21, 21-9, 16-14 0:42
3/10/16FIVBRio de Janeiro Grand Slam Pool G Kantor/Losiak 23, Q1 Samoilovs/Smedins 7 19-21, 21-11, 15-11 0:44
9/26/14FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Winner 3 Kantor/Losiak 16 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 21-18, 20-22, 15-13 1:15
8/21/14FIVBStare Jablonki Grand Slam Pool E Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Kantor/Losiak 21 21-14, 21-14 0:32
6/28/14FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Kantor/Losiak 25 21-12, 21-15 0:28
10/11/13FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Kantor/Losiak 19 21-16, 21-16 0:34
10/10/13FIVBSão Paulo Grand Slam Pool C Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Kantor/Losiak 19 21-18, 21-13 0:33
Series tied with Krasilnikov/Stoyanovskiy, Russia 1-1
3/10/20FIVBDoha Four Star Pool A Krasilnikov/Stoyanovskiy 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 16 16-21, 21-16, 15-11 0:47
8/16/19FIVBMoscow Four Star Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 18 Krasilnikov/Stoyanovskiy 1 21-19, 23-25, 15-12 0:55
Trail the series against Leshukov/Semenov, Russia 0-2
7/20/19FIVBEspinho Four Star Winner 2 Leshukov/Semenov 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 16 18-21, 21-18, 15-13 0:47
6/14/19FIVBWarsaw Four Star Pool E Leshukov/Semenov 5 Samoilovs/Smedins 12 21-17, 21-13 0:33
Lead the series against Liamin/Myskiv, Russia 1-0
8/17/19FIVBMoscow Four Star Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 18 Liamin/Myskiv 12 21-18, 24-26, 15-12 0:55
Trail the series against Loyola/Wanderley, Brazil 0-3
11/15/19FIVBChetumal Four Star Winner 1 Loyola/Wanderley 11 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 39-37, 14-21, 16-14 1:10
7/10/19FIVBGstaad Major Series Pool F Loyola/Wanderley 11 Samoilovs/Smedins 22, Q3 21-15, 22-20 0:37
7/4/19FIVBWorld Championships Hamburg Winner 1 Loyola/Wanderley 17 Samoilovs/Smedins 11 17-21, 21-15, 17-15 1:02
Trail the series against Lupo/Nicolai, Italy 4-9
3/10/21FIVBDoha 4-star Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 15 Lupo/Nicolai 7 21-12, 21-18 0:34
7/11/19FIVBGstaad Major Series Winner 1 Lupo/Nicolai 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 22, Q3 21-18, 23-21 0:38
8/15/18FIVB2018 World Tour Finals Hamburg Pool A Lupo/Nicolai 8 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 16-21, 21-14, 15-10 0:44
8/11/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Lupo/Nicolai 4 20-22, 21-18, 15-9 0:46
3/1/18FIVBFort Lauderdale Major Pool E Lupo/Nicolai 5 Samoilovs/Smedins 12 21-16, 21-12 0:30
7/1/17FIVBPorec Major Five Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 21-12, 14-21, 15-11 0:42
6/17/17FIVBThe Hague Three Star Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 11 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 21-18, 21-18 0:34
9/12/15FIVBSochi Open Semi-Finals Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Lupo/Nicolai 4 21-17, 21-17 0:38
7/10/15FIVBGstaad Major Series Pool E Lupo/Nicolai 12 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 18-21, 21-19, 15-13 0:56
5/3/14FIVBShanghai Grand Slam Gold Medal Lupo/Nicolai 7 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 24-26, 21-18, 15-12 0:56
10/25/13FIVBXiamen Grand Slam Winner 2 Lupo/Nicolai 11 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 24-22, 25-23 0:45
7/26/13FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Winner 3 Lupo/Nicolai 6 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 21-17, 19-21, 16-14 0:50
6/22/13FIVBRome Grand Slam Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Lupo/Nicolai 1 21-19, 22-20 0:38
Trail the series against Mol/Sorum, Norway 0-2
4/21/18FIVBXiamen Four Star Winner 2 Mol/Sorum 23, Q2 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 25-23, 21-17 0:38
7/6/17FIVBGstaad Major Five Star Pool E Mol/Sorum 21, Q3 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 20-22, 21-18, 15-9 0:47
Series tied with Nolvak/Tiisaar, Estonia 1-1
8/25/19FIVBJurmala Three Star Gold Medal Samoilovs/Smedins 2 Nolvak/Tiisaar 12 23-21, 21-14 0:38
3/13/19FIVBDoha Four Star Pool C Nolvak/Tiisaar 30, Q15 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 21-14, 21-18 0:32
Lead the series against O'Gorman/Saxton, Canada 1-0
6/30/18FIVBPoland Four Star Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 10 O'Gorman/Saxton 21 21-16, 21-15 0:32
Lead the series against Ontiveros/Virgen, Mexico 3-1
4/15/16FIVBXiamen Open Winner 3 Ontiveros/Virgen 9 Samoilovs/Smedins 2 21-14, 21-19 0:34
9/5/15FIVBRio Open Winner 2 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Ontiveros/Virgen 7 21-17, 21-16 0:37
5/29/15FIVBMoscow Grand Slam Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 5 Ontiveros/Virgen 24, Q8 24-22, 18-21, 15-10 0:55
7/24/13FIVBLong Beach Grand Slam Pool C Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Ontiveros/Virgen 19 21-15, 18-21, 15-10 0:51
Trail the series against Pedlow/Schachter, Canada 2-3
8/15/19FIVBMoscow Four Star Pool B Samoilovs/Smedins 18 Pedlow/Schachter 15 15-21, 26-24, 15-12 0:50
7/3/19FIVBWorld Championships Hamburg Pool K Pedlow/Schachter 14 Samoilovs/Smedins 11 21-19, 24-22 0:46
5/31/19FIVBOstrava Four Star Winner 1 Pedlow/Schachter 14 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 21-10, 14-21, 15-7 0:43
4/25/19FIVBXiamen Four Star Pool C Samoilovs/Smedins 3 Pedlow/Schachter 19 21-17, 25-27, 15-9 0:51
7/21/17FIVBOlsztyn Four Star Pool G Pedlow/Schachter 10 Samoilovs/Smedins 7 19-21, 21-16, 15-11 0:48
Trail the series against Perusic/Schweiner, Czech Republic 1-3
5/30/19FIVBOstrava Four Star Pool H Perusic/Schweiner 8 Samoilovs/Smedins 9 21-13, 21-18 0:34
5/17/19FIVBItapema Four Star Winner 1 Perusic/Schweiner 18 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 18-21, 21-13, 19-17 0:49
7/12/18FIVBGstaad Major Winner 1 Samoilovs/Smedins 11 Perusic/Schweiner 16 24-22, 22-20 0:39
5/17/18FIVBItapema Four Star Pool D Perusic/Schweiner 13 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 17-21, 21-13, 15-12 0:47
Lead the series against Plavins/Tocs, Latvia 2-0
8/9/18FIVBMoscow Four Star Pool F Samoilovs/Smedins 6 Plavins/Tocs 11 21-14, 21-16 0:30
7/7/18FIVBEspinho Four Star Winner 3 Samoilovs/Smedins 4 Plavins/Tocs 10 21-18, 21-14 0:37
Trail the series against Samba/Tijan, Qatar 0-1
4/27/19FIVBXiamen Four Star Winner 3 Samba/Tijan 7 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 17-21, 21-18, 15-12 0:47
Trail the series against Seidl/Waller, Austria 0-1
5/16/19FIVBItapema Four Star Pool C Seidl/Waller 19 Samoilovs/Smedins 3 21-15, 21-15 0:31
Series tied with van de Velde/Varenhorst, Netherlands 1-1
3/9/21FIVBDoha 4-star Pool B Samoilovs/Smedins 15 Varenhorst/van de Velde 18 22-20, 21-11 0:35
7/31/19FIVBVienna Major Five Star Qualifier 2 Varenhorst/van de Velde 31, Q12 Samoilovs/Smedins Q5 21-19, 16-21, 16-14 0:49