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  • Writer's pictureMāris Noviks

Rīga calling: know your referees

Anna Belousova. Photo: Nikola Krawczyk

Experienced. Professional. Respected. Meet the referees of the European Women`s Basketball league.

Mārcis Senkēvičs

  • One of the most experienced referees in Latvia.

  • Latvian Top league from 2005, including Pafbet Latvian-Estonian league.

Anna Belousova

  • FIBA referee from 2019.

  • First female referee from Latvia in European Women`s Basketball league Final Four.

  • First female referee from Latvia at the Pafbet Estonia and Latvia league.

Kristīne Simanoviča

  • FIBA referee from 2019.

  • Has worked at several Latvia Women`s basketball league finals.

  • More than 10 games at FIBA tournaments in 2021-2022, including a EuroLeague Women quarter final game in 2022.

Juris Brūveris

  • One of the most experienced referees in Latvia.

  • Has worked at the Latvian Top league, including Pafbet Latvian-Estonian league, for more than 10 years.

  • Has worked at the EWBL 2021 final.

Tomasz Holubek

  • Experienced referee from Czech Republic.

  • EWBL referee since beginning, including two Final Fours.

  • Has worked 12 years at the KNBL and 18 years at the WNBL.

Alvis Puzāks

  • Referee in the Latvian Top division from 2017.

  • Potential FIBA referee in one of the next licencing periods.


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