Refereeing Commission

Kamel Bouaziz Tunisia Vice-President
Halil Ibrahim Cicioglu Turkey Representative of Europe
Zachary David Errett United States Representative of Pan-America
Andrey Krikov Russia Representative of Europe
Osamu Saito Japan Representative of Asia
Antonio Silvestri Germany President
Carlos Garcia Santisteban Spain Assistant
Noreddine Mochaffaa Morocco Assistant
Charles Villet South Africa Assistant
Stanislav SERNEK Slovenia Assistant
Régine Legleut France Assistant

Tasks and Duties

  • To gather information on referees and to provide it to  United World Wrestling to update its Database.
  • To propose to the United World Wrestling Bureau the referees categories on the basis of the courses reports and their personal motivation.
  • To propose improvements to the Wrestling Rules.
  • To implement a life-long educational system for the referees.
  • To put forward the Instructors to be appointed to the clinics.
  • To propose a new training system for candidate referees.
  • To propose a training system for instructors.
  • To propose the referees selected to work during the junior and senior World Championships, the senior Continental Championships and Olympic Games.
  • To prepare the programmes and examination forms for referees.
  • To organize the annual referees’ courses.