The championship is marked by the attack in New York on the twin towers, three days before the start of the test. Indeed Pantín is the last competition to be held on the world circuit this year.
Two star category remains in the men’s and women’s championship becomes part of the European Tour.
Hawaiian Shawn Sutton and again the French Marie-Pierre Abgrall are the titles of winners. The Australian Kai Otton reached the first of three consecutive finals. Marie-Pierre Abgrall manages to be the first European to qualify for the women’s WCT circuit.