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Referees appointed for IBSA Goalball European Championships

  • Date: 03-06-2017
  • Related to: Goalball
Logo for the 2017 IBSA Goalball European ChampionshipsThe IBSA Goalball Committee has confirmed the appointments for the 2017 IBSA Goalball European Championships in Pajulahti, Finland, in September.

There will be total of 14 referees from ten different countries in the tournament. Most of the referees come from Europe, but Iran and United States are also represented.

The fourth writer of the Pajulahti 2017 blog is one of those 14 referees, international championship debutant Joona Somerkivi from Finland. His text can be found here:

The previous Pajulahti 2017 blog texts can be found here:


  • Joona Somerkivi, Finland
  • Juha Vuokila, Finland
  • Robert Avery, Great Britain
  • Mick McGuire, Great Britain
  • Houshang Shariari, Iran
  • Ettore Armani, Italy
  • Romualdas Vaitiekus, Lithuania
  • Vaida Pokvytyte, Lithuania
  • Vilma Venkutonyte, Lithuania
  • Eduard Martinez, Spain
  • Sivert Sivertsen, Sweden
  • Pieter Westerhout, Netherlands
  • Sviltana Moroz, Ukraine
  • Anthony Connolly, USA

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