NEWS: With the an Youth Olympic Festival in (AZE) and German International Youth Championship in Düsseldorf (GER), the EHF Young Referee Project has finished for the 2018/19 season

Busy summer of EHF Young Referee Project comes to an end

After six tournaments across , the EHF Young Referee Project has concluded for the 2018/9 season. In total, 51 pairs were part of the Young Referee Project.

During the tournaments in Prague (CZE), Lagos (POR), Bydgoszcz (POL), Gothenburg (SWE), (AZE) and Düsseldorf (GER), the young referees were supervised by EHF Lecturers.

Aside from officiating the matches at each tournament, the referee pairs also completed the rule test and had to prove their fitness with shuttle run test.

an Youth Olympic Festival – , AZE

The an Youth Olympic Festival took place from 21 to 27 July in , Azerbaijan. Among many sports, the festival included under 17 men’s and women’s tournaments. Eight YRP pairs were nominated for the two tournaments.

Nominated YRP pairs:

Aliyev Ismayil/Aliyev Orkhan (AZE)
Koren Ivana/Stancir Vedrana (CRO)
Heddid Rafik/Picot Morgan (FRA)
Paska Daniel/Vastag Samuel (HUN)
Hardarson Porvar Bjarmi/Magnusson Arnar Snaer (ISL)
Klompers Jaap/Stobbe Koen (NED)
Canta Diana/Nicolae Raluca (ROU)
Abalo Sergio/Maurer Philippe (SUI)

German International Youth Championship – Düsseldorf, GER

From 19 to 21 August, 16 teams competed at the German International Youth Championship (GIYC) in Düsseldorf. The GIYC partnered with the EHF, who used this tournament for the EHF Young Referee Project.

Six referee pairs were nominated together with three EHF Lecturers. The busy schedule included the rule test, a shuttle run, video analysis of the matches and presentations from EHF Lecturers.

Nominated YRP pairs:

Kasunic Lovro/Nikolovski Saso (CRO)
Fedtke Julian/Wienrich Niels (GER)
Drobnjak Ivan/Rovcanin Nemanja (MNE)
Fjeldskar Christoffer/Fjellvang Tim-Nicolai (NOR)
Fabryczny Michal/Rawicki Jakub (POL)
Marinkovic Leon/Vidali Ziga (SLO)



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