Rabo FIH Champions Trophy - Day 3 - Argentina v Korea
Rabo FIH Champions Trophy - Day 3 - Argentina v Korea
(Photo: ffu/Frank Uijlenbroek)

The FIH is pleased to confirm the complete list of officials which will oversee the men’s and women’s hockey tournaments at the Olympic Games in London, which take place from 29 July to 11 August 2012. 

On the men’s side, the honour of umpiring at “the greatest show on earth” has been given to the following officials: Christian Blasch (GER), Ged Curran (GBR), David Gentles (AUS), Marcin Grochal (POL), Colin Hutchinson (IRL), Nigel Iggo (NZL), Hamish Jamson, Hong Lae Kim (KOR), German Montes de Oca (ARG), Raghu Prasad (IND), Tim Pullman (AUS), Marcelo Servetto (ESP), Gary Simmonds (RSA), Nathan Stagno (GBR), Simon Taylor (NZL), Roel van Eert (NED) and John Wright (RSA). They will be managed by Ray O’Connor (IRL), Craig Gribble (NZL) and Philip Schellekens (NED).

The women’s on-field officials consist of Claire Adenot (FRA), Julie Ashton-Lucy (AUS), Stella Bartlema (NED), Frances Block (ENG), Carolina de la Fuente (ARG), Elena Eskina (RUS), Amy Hassick (USA), Kelly Hudson (NZL), Soledad Iparraguirre (ARG), Michelle Joubert (RSA), Kang Hyun Young (KOR), Carol Metchette (IRL), Lin Miao (CHN), Irene Presenqui (ARG), Lisa Roach (AUS), Chieko Soma (JPN) and Wendy Stewart (CAN). The women’s Umpires Managers for the Games are Renee Cohen (NED), Sarah Garnett (NZL) and Minka Woolley (AUS).

As has been previously announced, the Technical Delegates for the tournament are Bjorn Isberg (SWE - men) and Laura Pigretti (ARG - women).  

Isberg comes to London with one Olympic Games already under his belt having served as an Assistant Technical Delegate in Beijing in 2008. He also worked the 2004 Olympic Qualifier in Madrid as a Technical Officer, the 2006 World Cup Qualifier in Guangzhou, China in 2006 as a Tournament Director and the 2006 World Cup in Mönchengladbach, Germany as a Technical Officer, a role he also fulfilled at the Hero Honda FIH World Cup in New Delhi, India 2010. Most recently, he was the Tournament Director at the FIH Indoor World Cup in Poznań, Poland in February of last year.

For Pigretti, the London Games will be her third Olympic experience as an FIH tournament official. In 2004 in Athens, she started as Judge at the Olympic Games before taking the Assistant Technical Delegate role at Beijing 2008. Pigretti also worked at two World Cups, in 2006 in Madrid, Spain and in 2010 in Rosario in her native Argentina, as a Technical Officer.  Pigretti’s experience also includes serving as the Tournament Director at the 2005 Champions Trophy in Canberra, the 2008 Olympic Qualifier in Vancouver, Canada and serving as the Tournament Director at the FIH World Cup Qualifier in 2010 in Santiago, Chile.

The full list of officials appointed for the London 2012 Olympic Games can be found below.

The FIH would like to offer sincere congratulations to everyone who has been appointed for the Games in London. 

London 2012 Olympic Games - Appointments
(accurate on date of publication)

  Tournament

Men

   XXX Olympic Games

 

 

  Venue

 

  London (ENG)

 

 

  Participants

 

  GBR / PAK / GER / NED / BEL / AUS /  NZL / ARG / ESP

 

 

  plus 3 from the Olympic Qualifiers

 

 

  Date

 

  29 July / 11 August 2012

 

 

  Appointment

Appointed By

   Name

Country


  Appeal Jury

FIH

  READ, Ken (President)

AUS

 

 

FIH

  AHMED, Seif

EGY

 

 

FIH

  AZLAN SHAH, HRH Sultan

MAS

 


FIH

  DILLON, Annabel

SIN

 


FIH

  ELGAR, Pam

NZL

 

 

FIH

  FLEUREN, Marijke

NED

 

 

FIH

  GOTHERIDGE, Martin

ENG

 

 

FIH

  NURSE, Gordon

GBR

 

 

FIH

  STUPER, Pam

USA

 

 

FIH

  VON ONDARZA, Tony

VEN

 

  Technical Delegate

FIH

  ISBERG, Björn

SWE

 

  Assistant TDs

FIH

  DEVADAS, Mathavan

SIN

 

 

FIH

  McCRACKEN, Jason

NZL

 

 

FIH

  QUAYE-KUMAH, Nii

GHA

 

  Judges

FIH

  AGUILERA, Antonio

ESP

 

 

FIH

  BRACA, Guido

ITA

 

 

FIH

  BUDEISKY, Alberto

ARG

 

 

FIH

  CORNOFSKY, Larry

AUS

 

 

FIH

  DE SALES, Claudius

IND

 

 

FIH

  KOSHIKO, Ryuichi

JPN

 

  Medical Officer

FIH

  WEFERS BETTINK, Peter (Dr.)

NED

 

 

FIH

  GREEN, Michael (Dr.)

GER

 

  Media Officer

FIH

  HUCKENDUBLER, Yan

CAN

 

  Umpires Managers

FIH

  O'CONNOR, Ray

IRL

 

 

FIH

  GRIBBLE Craig

NZL

 

 

FIH

  SCHELLEKENS, Philip

NED

 

  Umpires

FIH

  BLASCH, Christian

GER

 

 

FIH

  CURRAN, Ged

GBR

 

 

FIH

  GENTLES, David

AUS

 

 

FIH

  GROCHAL, Marcin

POL

 

 

FIH

  HUTCHINSON, Colin

IRL

 

 

FIH

  IGGO, Nigel

NZL

 

 

FIH

  JAMSON, Hamish

GBR

 

 

FIH

  KIM, Hong Lae

KOR

 

 

FIH

  MONTES DE OCA, German

ARG

 

 

FIH

  PRASAD, Raghu

IND

 

 

FIH

  PULLMAN, Tim

AUS

 

 

FIH

  SERVETTO, Marcelo

ESP

 

 

FIH

  SIMMONDS, Gary

RSA

 

 

FIH

  STAGNO, Nathan

GBR

 

 

FIH

  TAYLOR, Simon

NZL

 

 

FIH

  VAN EERT, Roel

NED

 

 

FIH

  WRIGHT, John

RSA

 

         

  Tournament

Women

   XXX Olympic Games

 

 

  Venue

 

  London (ENG)

 

 

  Participants

 

  GBR / CHN / KOR / NED / GER / NZL / AUS / USA / ARG

 

 

  plus 3 from the Olympic Qualifiers

 

 

  Date

 

  29 July / 11 August 2012

 

 

  Appointment

Appointed By

   Name

Country


  Appeal Jury

FIH

  READ, Ken (President)

AUS

 

 

FIH

  AHMED, Seif

EGY

 

 

FIH

  AZLAN SHAH, HRH Sultan

MAS

 

 

FIH

  DILLON, Annabel

SIN

 

 

FIH

  ELGAR, Pam

NZL

 

 

FIH

  FLEUREN, Marijke

NED

 

 

FIH

  GOTHERIDGE, Martin

ENG

 

 

FIH

  NURSE, Gordon

GBR

 

 

FIH

  STUPER, Pam

USA

 

 

FIH

  VON ONDARZA, Tony

VEN

 

  Technical Delegate

FIH

  PIGRETTI, Laura

ARG

 

  Assistant TDs

FIH

  BROWN, Sheila

RSA

 

 

FIH

  ELLIS, Janet

CAN

 

 

FIH

  RUTTEN, Edna

NED

 

  Judges

FIH

  BUCKLEY, Peri

AUS

 

 

FIH

  MORROW, Sheila

GBR

 

 

FIH

  PARKS, Paula

CAN

 

 

FIH

  PETITJEAN, Sylvie

FRA

 

 

FIH

  RINALDINI, Lorena

ARG

 

 

FIH

  SHIN, Jung Hee

KOR

 

  Medical Officer

FIH

  MÜLLER-EISING, Wiebke Dr.

GER

 

  Media Officer

FIH

  WIEDEKE, Jenny

FIH

 

  Umpires Managers

FIH

  COHEN, Renée

NED

 

 

FIH

  GARNETT, Sarah

NZL

 

 

FIH

  WOOLLEY, Minka

AUS

 

  Umpires

FIH

  ADENOT, Claire

FRA

 

 

FIH

  ASHTON-LUCY, Julie

AUS

 

 

FIH

  BARTLEMA, Stella

NED

 

 

FIH

  BLOCK, Frances

ENG

 

 

FIH

  DE LA FUENTE, Carolina

ARG

 

 

FIH

  ESKINA, Elena

RUS

 

 

FIH

  HASSICK, Amy

USA

 

 

FIH

  HUDSON, Kelly

NZL

 

 

FIH

  IPARRAGUIRRE, Soledad

ARG

 

 

FIH

  JOUBERT, Michelle

RSA

 

 

FIH

  KANG, Hyun Young

KOR

 

 

FIH

  METCHETTE, Carol

IRL

 

 

FIH

  MIAO, Lin

CHN

 

 

FIH

  PRESENQUI, Irene

ARG

 

 

FIH

  ROACH, Lisa

AUS

 

 

FIH

  SOMA, Chieko

JPN

 

 

FIH

  STEWART, Wendy

CAN