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Lublin and Tallinn calling: know your referees


Experienced. Professional. Respected. Meet the referees of the European North Basketball league.

Michał Chrakowiecki

  • FIBA referee from 2019.

  • Top division in Poland from 2012.

  • Has worked at the Polish Championship finals for Men and Women.

  • Has worked at the semifinal of the 2022 FIBA U20 European Championship for Men.


Hendrik Laas

  • A referee from 2010.

  • Top division in Estonia from 2017.

  • Has worked at the decisive semifinal game between Kalev/Cramo and Pärnu Sadam, and also in the Estonian finals.

  • Upcoming FIBA referee.

Bartlomiej Kucharski

  • Top division in Poland from 2016.

  • FIBA referee from 2021.

  • Has worked at the semifinals of the Polish league for Men and the finals for Women.

  • Has worked at the 2022 FIBA U18 European Championship for Men in Georgia, division B.

  • Has attended a FIBA clinic in Thessaloniki for the young referees together with Rafiks Misirovs and Elvis Binders-Čoders.

Andris Aunkrogers

  • One of the top referees from Latvia.

  • FIBA referee from 2005.

  • Basketball Champions league referee from 2016.

  • Has worked at many major events, including the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China and the EuroLeague Women 2012 final at Abdi Ipekci arena in Istanbul.

  • Recently has worked at the EuroBasket 2022.


Elvis Binders-Čoders

  • FIBA referee from 2021.

  • Referee at Pafbet Estonia and Latvia league.

  • Has attended a FIBA clinic in Thessaloniki.

  • Has worked at the 2022 FIBA U20 European Championship for Men, division B, and the 2022 FIBA U18 European Championship for Women in Crete.

Aare Halliko

  • Top referee from Estonia.

  • National referee from 1992.

  • FIBA referee from 1999.

  • Euroleague referee since 2011.

  • Has worked at many major events, including EuroBasket Women 2009 in Latvia.

  • Estonian referees coordinator since 2007.

Ranno Konks

  • A referee from 2009.

  • Top league in Estonia from 2016, including a Pafbet Latvia-Estonia league.

  • Was nominated for some play-off games in Estonia.

Denys Povorozniuk

  • Top league in Ukraine from 2016.

  • A 2019 Ukraine Cup Final 4 referee.

  • Has worked at the Ukrainian finals from 2019.

  • FIBA referee from 2019.

  • Has worked at the 2020 finals of the Ukrainian Women`s league.

  • Has worked at the 2022 FIBA U20 European Championship.


Tomasz Langowski

  • Top division in Poland from 2017.

  • FIBA referee from 2021.

  • Has worked at the play-off games in Poland for Men and Women.