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REFEREES DATABASE

Find the latest information about the top volleyball and beach volleyball referees around world by accessing this revolutionary directory, which includes detailed profiles of all international and FIVB referees. More...
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VOLLEYBALL & BEACH VOLLEYBALL REFEREES

Akihiko Tano
FIVB Referee


Nationality : JPN JPN
Birth date: 26.07.1960
Height: 180cm
Nomination in 1998
Total of matches: 1237 national and 144 International
Occupation: Teacher (Physical education teacher at high school) ...
Biography:
Akihiko TANO participated in a International Referee Candidate Course at Poland in 1994. He began working at international competitions in Asia before participating in the Men's Olympic Qualifiers for Athens 2004 in Portugal. After that, he participated in the FIVB Grand Champions Cup in 2005 and 2009 and 2013, the FIVB World Cup in 2007 and 2011, the Women’s Olympic Qualifiers for Beijing 2008, the FIVB Men’s Club Championship in 2009, the FIVB Women's World Championship in 2010, the FIVB World League, and the FIVB World Grand Prix. He was registered as the FIVB REFEEREE in 2012, and participated in 2012 World League Final and 2012 London Olympic Games. In Japan, Tano has worked at the finals in both the National League and the Japanese Competition.

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