Basketball World To Pay Final Respects

26 June 2013

PRESS RELEASE

FIBA Europe President Olafur Rafnsson's funeral will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland on 4th July at 3pm.

Mr Rafnsson passed away suddenly on June 19, aged 50. He was in Geneva, Switzerland at the time, attending the opening of FIBA House.

Basketball dignitaries from throughout Europe are expected to attend the funeral, including FIBA Europe Acting President Cyriel Coomans, FIBA Europe Secretary General Kamil Novak and FIBA Europe Treasurer Jan Berteling.

FIBA President Yvan Mainini will also be in attendance, accompanied by FIBA Chief Operating Officer Markus Studer.


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