EMW Camp 2008 News
Again this year we are very pleased to guest the Director of the Euroleague referee’s – Cotas Rigas, who confirmed his presence directly from Final Four in Madrid.
Mr. Rigas will be with us all days during the camp and will have lectures. He is a great person and has a lot of knowledge to give to our campers. We are very happy that he can come this year too.
Among the 23 big finals officiated we have to mention the Los Angeles Olympic Games Men’s Final in 1984 and Barcelona Olympics Women’s Final in 1992.
He also officiated World Championships Final in 1996. European Championships Finals in 1985 and 1991. Club's Champions finals “Korac Cup” four times and Intercontinental Final, America's Final twice and the first MacDonald final in Milwaukee and other Zones Championships Finals.
He decided to finish 2 years earlier than the limit says, becoming the first General Director of the Professional League in Greece while at the same time he was FIBA commissioner and National Instructor.
With the unanimous decision of the clubs Costas Rigas became Director of the Euroleague referees on 2000 when the new organization was established.