London 2012

Volleyball Referees

 
  Country Lastname Name
    ARG CHOLAKIAN Rolando Hugo
    BRA ESPICALSKI Rogerio
    CAN DAVIDSON Mitch
    CHN WANG Ning
    CZE ZAHORCOVA Karin
    DOM CESPEDES LASSI Denny Francisco
    EGY SHAABAN Nasr
    ESP RODRIGUEZ JATIVA Susana Maria
    GRE KARAMPETSOS Georgios
    HUN HOBOR Béla
    ITA SANTI Simone
    JPN TANO Akihiko
    NED LODERUS Frans
    PUR VELEZ MERCADO José Rogelio
    QAT AL NAAMA Ibrahim Mohd Ahmed
    RUS ZENOVICH Andrey
    SCO MCDOUGALL Brian
    SRB BJELIC Zorica
    THA JIRAKAKUL Janpen
    USA SALVATORE Patricia A.
 

Referees from 20 countries will help officiate the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Great Britain.

Each official has years of experience and has completed the necessary tests and courses set up by the FIVB.

All referees will officiate as both first referees and second referees. Click on their last names for more information.



 
REFEREE DETAILS
  Nationality JPN    
  Last name TANO    
  First name Akihiko    
  Birth date 26.07.1960    
  Birth place Japan (Osaka)    
  Level International Referee
  Nominated in 1998    
           
Biography  

Akihiko Tano participated in a candidate course in 1994 before qualifying as an international referee. He began working at international competitions in Asia before being called up to officiate a Men’s Olympic Qualifying match for Athens 2004 in Portugal. After that he participated in the FIVB Grand Champions Cup in 2005 and 2009, the FIVB World Cup in 2007, the Women’s Olympic Qualifiers for Beijing 2008, the FIVB Men’s Club Championship in 2009, the FIVB World League, and the FIVB World Grand Prix. In Japan, Tano has worked at the finals in both the National League and the Japanese Competition. In 2010 he officiated in the FIVB Women's World Championship in Japan.