Umpires upgraded

The following umpires were approved for upgrading during the 12 December 1997 meeting of the FIH Executive Board. The recommendations for upgrading were made by the FIH Umpiring Committee.


Olympic Games/World Cup:
Peter Broughton (ENG), Eric Denis (BEL), Sumesh Putra (CAN), Lyn Farrell (NZL).

FIH Special Rules:
Craig Gribble (NZL).

Grade 1:
Roberto Curti (ITA); Toshimichi Fujimura (JPN); Hamish Jamson (ENG); Gregory Maya Perez (FRA); Judith Barnesby (AUS).

Essmat Ahmed (EGY); Mike Bolel (RSA); Stephen Brooks (ENG); Colin Hutchinson (IRL); Clive Murray (RSA); Al Mowafi Mohamed (EGY); James Pilgrim (ENG); Gary Quail (IRL); Khaled Rashad (EGY); Nicholas Ripart (MLT).

Retired International:
Björn Isberg (SWE); Gianfranco Salaris (ITA); Victoria Ous (UKR).


FIH Special Rules:
Scott Evans (AUS).

Retired International:
Björn Isberg.