2004 International Championship

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3-7 August 2004 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

France's team, made with same players as in 2002 and 2003, represented the French Cycling Federation (F.F.C.) in the 7th International Bicycle Polo Championship held in Vancouver by the Jericho Cycle Polo Association (British Columbia, Canada) from 3 to 7 August 2004.

Stéphane Paris (P. St-Pierre de Varengeville), Didier Derly (E.S. Gervais-Lilas), Julien Lasserre (A.S.C. Pessac Alouette), Jean-Pierre Malandain (V.C. Frileuse-Sanvic), Jean-Michaël Languille (V.C. Frileuse-Sanvic, captain) and Stéphane Malandain (V.C. Frileuse-Sanvic).

 Six teams played in Vancouver : the Canadian Jericho Cycle Polo Association (winner in 2002 and 2003), India A & B (winner in 1996, 1999, 2000 and 2001), the American Bicycle Polo Association from Richland (runner-up in 2003), France (3rd in 2002) and the Californian San Diego Bike Polo Club.

Each of the six teams had to play with each other in one match. A victory gave 2 points, a tie 1 point and a defeath 0 point. Forfeit wasn't forseen and, as such, gave 0 point too. Final result had been established counting number of points for each team.

 

Geoffrey Nielsen (Jericho)

Julien Lasserre (France)

Sohan Lal (Inde)
David Talalayevsky (San Diego)
 

Matches results

Tuesday 3 August 2004

India A - Jericho: 13 - 8

Wednesday 4 August 2004

Richland - France: 7 - 4
India A - San Diego: 26 - 1

Thursday 5 August 2004

France - Jericho: 6 - 4
Richland -
India A: India A forfeit by the umpires (12 - 8)
Jericho - San Diego: 16 - 2

Friday 6 August 2004

Richland - San Diego: 16 - 2
France - San Diego: 19 - 0
India A - India B: 15 - 1

Saturday 7 August 2004

San Diego - India B: India B forfeit
France - India A: 6 - 3
Richland -
Jericho: 4 - 2
Richland -
India B: 0 - 0 (non played match because of lake of time)

But du capitaine français Jean-Michaël Languille contre Richland

 

Richland - France

  

France - Inde Richland - France France - Inde
Richland - France

Result of the International Bicycle Polo Championship 2004

1/ A.B.P.A. Richland (U.S.A.) (9 points)
2/
France (8 points)
3/
India A (6 points)
4/
Jericho C.P.A. (Canada) (4 points)
5/ San Diego B.P.C. (U.S.A.) (2 points)
6/
India B (1 point)

France - Jericho
France - Inde France - San Diego France - Inde

France

Press articles:

Le polo-vélo et les médiasExpress India (India), 31 July 2004
Le polo-vélo et les médias
The Vancouver Sun (Canada), 6 August 2004 (p. 1)
Le polo-vélo et les médias
The Times of India (India), 7 August 2004
Le polo-vélo et les médias
The Hindu (India), 7 August 2004
Le polo-vélo et les médias
The Times of India (India), 8 August 2004
Le polo-vélo et les médiasL'Ile-de-France Cycliste n° 2226 (France), 8 October 2004 (p. 17)

Le polo-vélo et les médiasLa France Cycliste n° 2187 (France), December 2004 / January 2005 (p. 6)

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