The President of the French Volleyball Federation Mr Jacques Shaw has announced, after collaborating with the French national technical director Michel Cogne and national trainers, some changes to the composition of the five French Beach Volleyball teams who are striving to qualify for the 2004 Olympic Gamesin in Athens.
Following the SWATCH-FIVB Grand Slam event in Marseille the teams and their objectives have been redefined with the target Athens 2004.
Confirmed as a pair KADJO - ARJONA . The results are encouraging, the results obtained in Marseille were promising.
Another new pair RIERA - JAOUEN was made up of players already involved in French national teams to increase their chances of qualifying for Athens.
Will keep the same teams currently involved in qualifying:
- CANET - HAMEL
- DEULOFEU - MOLINIER (5th at the last Euopean Championship)
- CES - SALVETTI