Costas Rigas and Lubomir Kotleba at referee’s seminar22 september 2008

This Monday in press-center of Basketball Center Khimki started off the referee’s seminar, in which took part referees of Russian Superleague. The referees reviewed the last season problems and prepared for new championship.

More than 60 referees from grand and authoritative to beginners.

In the presidium were sitting the Head of Russian Superleague Department Maxim Astanin, The Head of Referee’s Department of Superleague Alexander Goncharov, the Chairman the referee’s committee in Russian Basketball Federation Sergey Fomin and the Head of the Referee’s Department in ULEB – Costas Rigas.

The second day of seminar the Sports Director of FIBA Lubomir Kotleba spoke with the lecture about new trends of refereeing development because of changes of rules by FIBA.

The referees, who worked at a high level last season, were awarded by the special prizes.