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Rīga calling: know your referees



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

Mareks Voļskis

  • One of the most experienced referees from Latvia.

  • A referee from 2001.

  • Has worked at the Top Latvian league – including Pafbet Latvia-Estonia league – from 2008.


Oskars Lucis

  • One of the top referees from Latvia.

  • FIBA referee instructor from Latvia.

  • Referee coordinator of the Latvian Youth Basketball league (LJBL).

  • FIBA referee from 2003.

  • Euroleague referee 2007-2016.

  • Basketball Champions league referee from 2016.

  • Has worked at many major international events, including the AfroBasket Women 2019 at the Dakar Arena in Senegal and Tokyo Olympic games test event at Saitama Superdome.

  • Head referee of the European Women`s Basketball league (EWBL).

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.

Hanna Duginova

  • Has worked at the Ukraine Cup for men, Women`s Super League, Major league for men and women, the First league for men and women.

  • Has started to work in Latvia from March 2022.

  • Has worked at the Latvian second division for men and Top division for women.

  • Upcoming – FIBA competitions.


Daniela Reihenbaha

  • Has worked at the Latvian Top division for women from 2020.

  • A referee at the Latvian Youth league finals from 2017.

  • Participant of the FIBA Women`s clinic at Postojna in 2020.

  • Upcoming FIBA referee.

Jānis Vārna

  • Has worked at the Latvian Top division for men from 2016, including Pafbet Latvia-Estonia league.

  • Has worked at the Latvian Women`s league Finals in 2022.

  • Has play-offs experience at the Latvian Top league for men.

Rihards Baumanis

  • Has worked at the Latvian second division for men and Top division for women from 2018.

  • Has worked at the Latvian third division final for men in 2022.

  • EWBL referee from 2019.


Jānis Poriņš

  • Has worked at the Latvian second division for men and Top division for women from 2014.

  • EWBL referee from 2017.

  • Has worked in the Latvian Top division in 2018.

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