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Brasilia Open | Men
  18/04/2011 - 23/04/2011

Rogers and Dalhausser lauded by USA Today

Phil Dalhausser (receiving) and Todd Rogers clinched their 18th FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour gold medal in Brasilia on Sunday
Colorado, USA, April 29, 2011 – American paper USA Today has named Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers its Olympic Athletes of the Week after the duo won the 2011 Brasilia Open, the first event on the 2011 FIVB Beach Volleyball Swatch World Tour.

Dalhausser and Rogers, the reigning Olympic champions, won nine gold medals on the 2010 FIVB World Tour. The 2011 Brasilia Open marked their 38th event together on the international circuit. They have won 18 gold medals and played in 30 semifinal rounds altogether.

Sunday’s final was the 49th FIVB World Tour men’s gold medal match featuring Brazilian and American teams. With the victory, the United States now leads 25-24 in this gold medal rivalry.

The pair will be back in action at the Shanghai China Jinshan Open on May 2 to 8, the second double-gender event of the year. The women are currently playing at the Sanya Open.

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