Belize Beach Volleyball International Referee Attends Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 April 2018 00:00

The Belize Volleyball Association is pleased to announce that Mr. Martin Swasey, Beach Volleyball International Referee has been nominated by the FIVB as one of the officials at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held from April 4-15 in Australia.

Participating Beach Volleyball Referees are chosen by the FIVB, the international governing body, from among the commonwealth countries. It is a very big honor for Belize to have one of its referees nominated for such a prestigious world level event.

The Commonwealth Games take place every four years, and is the second largest Multi-Sport Games, second only to the Olympics. This year’s Games will welcome more than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 71 Commonwealth nations and territories to the Gold Coast and event cities Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville, to share in the celebration of sport, entertainment and culture. The event comprises 18 sports and seven para-sports, with Beach Volleyball making its Commonwealth Games debut this year.