IHF announces referees for Tokyo 2020

21 Apr. 2021

IHF announces referees for Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games get underway in just 93 days and the International Handball Federation (IHF) is proud to announce the full list of referees for the men’s and women’s handball tournaments, which commence on Saturday 24 July 2021.

IHF Referees

Algeria (ALG) - Youcef BELKHIRI/Sid ALI HAMIDI
Argentina (ARG) - María Ines PAOLANTONI/Mariana GARCIA  
Croatia (CRO) - Matija GUBICA/Boris MILOSEVIC
Czech Republic (CZE) - Vaclav HORACEK/Jiri NOVOTNY
Denmark (DEN) - Mads HANSEN/Jesper MADSEN
Egypt (EGY) - Yasmina ELSAIED/Heidy ELSAIED
France (FRA) - Julie BONAVENTURA/Charlotte BONAVENTURA
Germany (GER) - Robert SCHULZE/Tobias TONNIES
North Macedonia (MKD) - Gjorgji NACHEVSKI/Slave NIKOLOV
Portugal (POR) - Duarte SANTOS/Ricardo FONSECA
Republic of Korea (KOR) - Bon-Ok KOO/Seok LEE
Russia (RUS) - Viktoriia ALPAIDZE/Tatiana BEREZKINA
Slovenia (SLO) - Bojan LAH/David SOK
Spain (ESP) - Oscar RALUY/Angel SABROSO
Sweden (SWE) - Mirza KURTAGIC/Mattias WETTERWIK
Switzerland (SUI) - Arthur BRUNNER/Morad SALAH

Tokyo 2020 match information

The Tokyo 2020 handball competitions start on Saturday, 24 July, with the preliminary round of the men’s tournament throwing off. The women’s competition starts the following day, on Sunday, 25 July. The medal matches will be played on 7 August (men) and 8 August (women). 

All games will be played at the Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo.

Visit tokyo2020.org for more information on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.