FIBA Hall of Fame
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Hall of Famers
Vladimir Kostin (Russia)
Born on June Wednesday, 1921, in in Moscow, Russia.
Enshrined as a technical official in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March Thursday, 2007.
- Started refereeing in 1936
- Refereed the first six Spartakiades of the USSR peoples
- Head referee of the VII Spartakiade
- Refereed in 3 Olympic Games: Helsinki 1952, Melbourne 1956 and Montreal 1976
- Refereed in the 1963 World Championship for Men in Rio de Janeiro
- Refereed in the 1959 World Championship for Women in Moscow
- Refereed in many European Championships, European Club Competitions, etc.
- Member of the Technical Commission of FIBA