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  Stare Jablonki  2006   Men's Open
10.08.2006 -  13.08.2006





A holiday atmosphere on the men's Polish stop


STARE JABLONKI 2006 - The scenic recreational centre amidst the lakes and woods hosts the SWATCH-FIVB World Tour for the third-straight year.  Markus Egger won his first international Beach Volleyball title by capturing the 2005 event with Martin Laciga as the Swiss pair downed Markus Dieckmann and Jonas Reckermann in the finals.  Emanuel Rego and Ricardo Santos won the inaugural Stare Jablonski event.  It was the Brazilianís first of two-straight gold medal finishes prior to winning the Athens 2004 Olympic titles.  Polish teams have finished 25th in both the 2004 and 2005 Stare Jablonki event.  The Stare Jablonki stop is situated on courts at the Hotel Anders resort in the Mazurian Lakes District in the north-eastern Poland, about 30 km south-west of Olsztyn. The Hotel Anders, situated in the Taborskie Woods on the Lake Szelag Maly, is a 150-room resort that features both Polish and European style cuisine.


The presenters with podium (left to right) - Reckermann, Dieckmann, Laciga, Egger, Emanuel and Ricardo



Year - Poland Gold Medal / Poland Silver Medal / Poland Bronze Medal

2004 - Emanuel/Ricardo, Brazil / Franco Neto/Tande Ramos, Brazil / Vegard Hoidalen/Jorre Kjemperud, Norway

2005 - Markus Egger/Martin Laciga, Switzerland / Markus Dieckmann/Jonas Reckermann, Germany / Emanuel/Ricardo, Brazil