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Irish Lifesaver Appointed Chief Referee for Euro Champs

10th April 2013
Irish Lifesaver Appointed Chief Referee for Euro Champs

#watersafety – An Irishman has been appointed Chief Referee for the European lifesaving Championships 2013.

Irish competitors and officials are highly respected at the European Surf Lifesaving Championships, an event that tests the endurance of the fittest Lifeguards in Europe.

Daniel Wrafter, originally from Grantstown Park in Waterford and now living in Kilmainham, Dublin 8 is an experienced Internationally qualified A-Level referee.

A long time competitor himself at national and international level, Daniel now fulfills the position as Chief Referee for the Ocean Events and Deputy Referee for the Pool Events at the European Lifesaving Championships on 16th to 18th August 2013 in The Hague, Netherlands.

The Council of Irish Water Safety fully supports Daniel's nomination which it regards as a reflection on the high standards in Ireland both in terms of training competitors and officials.

IWS extends congratulations to Daniel and its appreciation to the International Lifesaving Federation of Europe's College of Referees.

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