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Marcel Pfeuti (Switzerland)
Born on November Friday, 1913, in in Geneva, Switzerland.
Nationality:
Switzerland

Enshrined as a technical official in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September Tuesday, 2009.

Highlights

  • Starts refereeing in Switzerland at the age of 16
  • FIBA Referee from 1933 (1st international basketball referee ever) to 1970
  • Called over 350 international games during his career
  • Member (and referee) of the local organising committee of the 1st edition of the FIBA European Championship, which took place in 1935, in Geneva
  • Called in 2 Olympic Games: Berlin 1936 and London 1948
  • Refereed in the 1st edition of the FIBA World Championship which took place in 1950, in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Called the Final of the 1950 FIBA World Championship (USA vs. Argentina)
  • Refereed in 5 European Championships: Geneva 1935, Riga 1937, Geneva 1946, Cairo 1949 and Moscow 1953
  • Called the Final of the 1946 European Championship in Geneva (Czechoslovakia vs. Italy)
  • On 18th February 1956, he called his 200th international game (France vs. USSR)
  • Refereed in the FIBA 25th Anniversary Jubilee Tournament, in 1957, in Moscow
  • FIBA Order of Merit in 1997
  • FIBA Honorary Referee in 2005