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Allen Rae (Canada)
Born on December Monday, 1932, in in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Nationality:
Canada

Enshrined as a technical official in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Wednesday, 2007.

Highlights

  • Refereed in 4 Olympic Games: Tokyo 1964, Mexico 1968, Munich 1972 and Montreal 1976
  • Called 3 Olympic Semi-Finals: Tokyo 1964, Mexico 1968, Munich 1972
  • Refereed the Final of the 1975 European Championship for Men in Belgrade
  • Called in 4 Pan American Games: Winnipeg 1967, Cali 1971, Mexico City 1975 and San Juan 1979
  • Called in many other international tournaments and championships, including World University Games, Asian Games, R. William Jones Cups, national league games/finals in India, Japan, etc.
  • Technical Commissioner in 3 Olympic Games (Los Angeles 1984, Seoul 1988 and Barcelona 1992), in the Argentina 1990 World Championship and in the Caracas 1983 Pan American Games
  • FIBA International Referee Instructor: 1976-1994
  • Member of the Technical Commission of FIBA: 1976-1994
  • President of the Technical Commission of FIBA-Americas: 1983-1993
  • Vice President of the Technical Commission of FIBA: 1984-1994
  • Script writer, editor and/or director of several FIBA technical aids/films, including Basketball by the Rules, Mechanics of Officiating and FIBA Rule Changes
  • Member of the Dr. James Naismith Basketball Foundation & Museum in Almonte (an institution dedicated to preserving the legacy of the inventor of basketball): 1989-2003
  • President of the Dr. James Naismith Basketball Foundation & Museum since 2003

Distinctions & Recognitions

  • FIBA Order of Merit in 1997
  • Inducted into the Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame in 1998, the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000 and the City of Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame in 2005
  • Lifetime Achievement Award from the Coaching Association of Canada in 2002
  • Lifetime Achievement Award at the City of Ottawa Sports Awards in 2006
  • Outstanding Contribution to Officiating in Canada from Sports Officials Canada in 2006