2004 Speedway World Cup

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2004 Speedway Grand Prix
Tournament details
Host nations  United Kingdom (Race-Off and the Final)
Dates August 2 - August 7
Venues 2
Cities 2
Heats 100 (in 4 events)
Tournament results
Champion  Sweden
Runner-up  Great Britain
3rd place  Denmark

The 2004 Speedway World Cup (SWC) was the 4th FIM Speedway World Cup season. The Final took place on August 7, 2004 in Poole, Great Britain. The tournament was won by Sweden (49 pts) and they beat host team Great Britain (48 pts), Denmark (32 pts) and Poland (22 pts) in the Final.[1]

Qualification[edit]

Pos. National team Pts.
1  Italy 54
2  Germany 47
3  Finland 31
4  Latvia 18
Pos. National team Pts.
1  Hungary 51
2  Slovenia 47
3  Russia 42
4  Austria 10

Venues[edit]

Two cities were selected to host SWC finals events:

City Stadium names Host club(s) Capacity
Eastbourne Arlington Stadium Eastbourne Eagles
Poole Poole Stadium Poole Pirates

Tournament[edit]

  Semi-finals   Race-off   Final
2 August - Eastbourne (Arlington Stadium)
     Great Britain   58  
     Sweden   50  
     Poland   39       7 August - Poole (Poole Stadium)
     Hungary   6 5 August - Poole (Poole Stadium)      Sweden   49
details      Sweden   49        Great Britain   48
       Poland   43        Denmark   32
       Australia   42        Poland   22
3 August - Eastbourne (Arlington Stadium)      Czech Republic   17 details
     Denmark   60 details
     Australia   52  
     Czech Republic   32   Key:
     Italy   14     Qualify to the Final
details     Qualify to the Race-Off

Final classification[edit]

Pos. National team Pts.
Gold  Sweden 49
Silver  Great Britain 48
Bronze  Denmark 32
4  Poland 22
5  Australia 42
6  Czech Republic 17
7  Italy 14
8  Hungary 6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ world.speedway.org; Retrieved on 2008-12-26