FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD TOUR 2003

   
Men's Swiss Open 2003
Gstaad, 18 - 22 June


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Gold medal winners Benjamin and Marcio Araujo of Brazil


Brazilians Benjamin and Marcio Araujo show off their cow bells


The top three teams in Gstaad


Podium photo - 1st) Benjamin-Marcio Araujo BRA, 2nd) Dieckmann M.-Reckermann GER, 3rd) Kobel-Heuscher SUI



MVP at the Gstaad Open Reckermann of Germany


Bronze medallist Patrick Heuscher of Brazil


Benjamin holds aloft the prize package with partner Marcio Araujo


Germany's Markus Dieckmann is pumped up



Reckermann on attack as Benjamin blocks


Marcio goes the extra distance


Marcio of Brazil


Celebration time for Dieckmann



Dieckmann on the dig


Reckermann blocks Benjamin's spike


Benjamin from Brazil celebrates during the final


Benjamin and Reckermann



Kobel saluts to the Gstaad crowd


Stefan Kobel from Switzerland


Switzerland's Patrick Heuscher


Austria's Nikolas Berger fights for possession with Patrick Heuscher of Switzerland in Sunday's Bronze medal match



A dejected Berger of Austria Down and out of the semifinals


Germany's Reckermann celebrates making his first final


Heuscher of Switzerland digs


Austria's Doppler



Marcio of Brazil


Brazils Benjamin looks for inspiration in the semifinal


Argentine Mariano Baracetti and Sander Mulder (L) of the Netherlands


World Tour champion Martin Alejo Conde of Argentina



Argentina∆s World Tour champion Mariano Baracetti


Martin Laciga of Switzerland congratulates his brother


Swiss Paul Laciga at full-stretch


Mexico's Tomas 'Cucaracha' Arreola takes a jump test



A dejected Janis Grinbergs after crashing out of Qualifying


Mexicans Juan Rodriguez Ibarra (L) celebrates with 'Cucaracha' Arreola


Casey Jennings of America


America∆s Matthew Fuerbringer receives



Amercia's Matthew Fuerbringer (L) celebrates qualifying


Flying dig by Greece∆s Pavlos Beligratis


Brazilian 'Paulao' stretches at the net


China∆s Qiang Xu looks skyward for inspiration



Sergey Sayfulin of Russia


China∆s Qiang Xu (L) jousts with Russian Sergey Sayfulin


China∆s Qiang Xu


Germany∆s Niklas Rademacher



Austria∆s Did Maderbock jousts with Matthew Fuerbringer of the USA


America∆s Matthew Fuerbringer spikes, while Austrian Andreas Matzler blocks


Sander Mulder of the Netherlands sets for his team mate


Julien Prosser of Australia



Austria∆s Didi Maderbock in defense


Mexico's Tomas Arreola (L) and Juan Rodriguez Ibarra enjoy their victory


America's Dain Blanton (R) duels in the country playoffs


Jeff Nygaard (L) attempts a block