(BRA) dominate the first event of the 2001
Tenerife, Spain, 17 June, 2001 -
Emanuel-Tande (BRA) had convincing
victories in both their semifinal match
against Child-Heese (CAN) and in the final
against Laciga-Laciga (SUI).
The Brazilians took only 40 minutes to
defeat Child-Hesse 2-0 (21-14, 21-17) in
the first semi-final and only 31 minutes
to win the championship from Laciga-Laciga
2-0 (21-19, 21-14).
This was a very successsful beginning
to the new Brazilian partnership
who will now wear the gold jerseys in the
next weekend's FIVB World Tour Open in
In the other semi-final match today
Laciga-Laciga defeated Baracetti-Conde (ARG)
2-1 (19-21, 21-11, 15-13).
Baracetti-Conde (ARG) managed to win
the bronze medal against Child-Heese 2-0