Friday 3 December 2021

We are pleased to announce that Costas Rigas is coming to Antalya to work as an instructor with you!

We are proud to have him, as he is very busy lately and still he can spare time to come and spend time working with you.  Every time he speaks, he is sending a very powerful and memorable message for the referees. You will experience that very soon!

About Costas

Costas Rigas (Greek: Κώστας Ρήγας) was born March 29, 1944 in Greece. He is a retired Greek pro basketball player and a former pro basketball referee.

In 1977, Rigas became an international referee and throughout his career he refereed 23 title games. Highlights of his officiating career are the 1984 Olympic Basketball Tournament final, the 1986 FIBA World Championship title game, the 1992 Olympic Basketball Tournament women's final, four Euroleague finals (1984, 1985, 1986, 1991), and 4 Korać Cup title games.

Currently Costas is working as Euroleague's director of referees. He is also a member of the Euroleague's 50 greatest contributors. In 2013 he was enshrined to FIBA Hall of Fame (