French Grand Slam
Marseille, France July 16-20 2003
Back-to-back Golds for
Ricardo and Emanuel
Marseille, France, July 20, 2003 - Brazil's Ricardo Alex
Costa and Emanuel Rego secured their second consecutive
gold medal on the 2003 SWATCH-FIVB World Tour when they
won a thrilling 21-18, 20-22, 15-13 encounter against
Swiss brothers Martin and Paul Laciga in the final of
the $300,000 Marseille Grand Slam on Sunday.
Ricardo (R) and Emanuel salute the crowd after taking
the Marseille gold.
First Place: Ricardo
Alex Costa Santos and Emanuel Rego (Brazil)
Second place: Martin and Paul Laciga
Third place: Dain Blanton and Jeff Nygaard
Emanuel Rego wins the
'Speedo Most Valuable Player Award'
Ricardo Alex Costa received the
'SWATCH-Fastest Service Award'
for the semifinals and finals with a
time of 92.6 kmh