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I always worry about my performance
International Volleyball Referee|
Nationality : GER
Birth date: 18.07.1961
Nomination in 2001
Total of matches: 1500 national and 200 International
Occupation: Police Chief Supervisor
Ralph Barnstorf started his international Career in 2000 after several years of experience in the National League and Cup Finals in Germany. After refereeing in two CEV-Youth and Junior European Championships he was appointed to officiate in the CEV European Cups. His highlight has been overseeing a number of matches at the Final Four Tournaments in Europe. Since then he also oversaw two CISM Military World Championships in Rome and Warendorf. In 2009 he was assigned to the FIVB Boys’ Youth Word Championships and to his great pleasure in 2010 he took part in the FIVB World League and FIVB Men's World Championship held in Italy.