Men's competition, Stare Jablonki
From 21 July To 25 July 2004

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2004 SWATCH-FIVB WORLD TOUR MEN'S "FINAL FOUR" NOTES
- The Mazury Open is the 12th SWATCH-FIVB World Tour event this season after start the season in March with back-to-back events in Brazil and South Africa.

- Led by Emanuel Rego and Ricardo Santos, teams from Brazil have won seven of the titles with Switzerland capturing two gold medals and one each for Germany and Spain.

- Emanuel and Ricardo have won four titles this season in Brazil, Serbia Montenegro, Portugal and Norway. The Brazilians have eight "final four" placements this season with two seconds, a third and a fourth.

- Of the 33 medals presented this season, Brazil has collected 16 followed by Switzerland (7), Argentina (4), Germany (4), Norway (1) and Spain (1).

- Led by Brazil's 18 "final four" finishes, a total of nine countries have posted "final four" finishes. Other countries top four placements are Germany (7), Switzerland (7), Argentina (5), United States (3), Austria (1), Estonia (1), Norway (1) and Spain (1).

- Of the 11 gold medal matches, nine have featured two different countries.

- Brazilians played for the South African title while Swiss teams competed for the gold in Mallorca.

- The back-to-back All-European finals in Gstaad and Berlin marked the first-time since 1994 that the continent had countries competing against each other for a gold medal.

Brazil, Salvador (3/16-21, $180,000)
1. Emanuel Rego/Ricardo Santos, BRAZIL, $27,000
2. Patrick Heuscher/Stefan Kobel, SWITZERLAND, $18,000
3. Mariano Baracetti/Marin Conde, ARGENTINA, $14,000
4. Markus Dieckmann/Jonas Reckermann, GERMANY, $11,000

South Africa, Cape Town (3/23-28, $180,000)
1. Franco/Tande, BRAZIL, $27,000
2. Emanuel/Ricardo, BRAZIL, $18,000
3. Benjamin Insfran/Harley Marques, BRAZIL, $14,000
4. Robert Nowotny/Peter Gartmayer, AUSTRIA, $11,000

China, Lianyungang (5/19-23, $180,000)
1. Javier Bosma/Pablo Herrera, SPAIN, $27,000
2. Emanuel/Ricardo, BRAZIL, $18,000
3. Pedro Cunha/Pará Ferreira, BRAZIL, $14,000
4. Todd Rogers/Sean Scott, UNITED STATES, $11,000

Serbia & Montenegro, Budva (5/26-30, $180,000)
1. Emanuel/Ricardo, BRAZIL, $27,000
2. M. Dieckmann/Reckermann, GERMANY, $18,000
3. Heuscher/Kobel, SWITZERLAND, $18,000
4. Kristjan Kais/Rivo Vesik, ESTONIA, $11,000

Portugal, Espinho (6/2-6, $180,000)
1. Emanuel/Ricardo, BRAZIL, $27,000
2. Vegard Hoidalen/Jorre Kjemperud, NORWAY, $18,000
3. Benjamin//Marcio Araujo, BRAZIL, $14,000
4. M. Dieckmann/Reckermann, GERMANY, $11,000

Puerto Rico, Carolina (6/9-13, $180,000)
1. Cunha/Pará, BRAZIL, $27,000
2. Baracett/Conde, ARGENTINA, $18,000
3. Franco/Tande, BRAZIL, $14,000
4. Dax Holdren/Stein Metzger, UNITED STATES, $11,000

Switzerland, Gstaad (6/16-20, $180,000)
1. Heuscher/Kobel, SWITZERLAND, $27,000
2. M. Dieckmann/Reckermann, GERMANY, $18,000
3. Emanuel/Ricardo, BRAZIL, $14,000
4. Benjamin//Marcio Araujo, BRAZIL, $11,000

Germany, Berlin (6/23-27, $300,000)
1. M. Dieckmann/Reckermann, GERMANY, $43,000
2. Martin Laciga/Paul Laciga, SWITZERLAND, $29,500
3. Baracett/Conde, ARGENTINA, $23,000
4. Emanuel/Ricardo, BRAZIL, $18,500

Norway, Stavanger (6/30-7/4, $180,000)
1. Emanuel/Ricardo, BRAZIL, $27,000
2. Niklas Rademacher/David Klemperer, GERMANY, $18,000
3. Franco/Tande, BRAZIL, $14,000
4. Andreas Scheuerpflug/Christoph Dieckmann, GERMANY, $11,000

Spain, Mallorca (7/7-11, $180,000)
1. M. Laciga/P. Laciga, SWITZERLAND, $27,000
2. Sascha Hayer/Markus Egger, SWITZERLAND, $18,000
3. Paulo Emilio Silva/Fabio Magalhaes, BRAZIL, $14,000
4. Baracett/Conde, ARGENTINA, $11,000

France, Marseille (7/14-18, $280,000)
1. Benjamin//Marcio Araujo, BRAZIL, $41,500
2. Heuscher/Kobel, SWITZERLAND, $27,500
3. Baracett/Conde, ARGENTINA, $21,500
4. Rogers/Scott, USA, $16,900