Giorgos Karabetsos

President of the Hellenic Volleyball Federation
Born 1958, in Athens.
Studies:
Aircraft Engineer - Designer of Aircraft materials
Education:
• Sports psychology
• Organization-Business Administration - Public Relations & Marketing

Profession:
• He served 35 years at the Ministry of National Defense.
• Until 1991 at the Air Force Research & Technology Center.
• In 1992 was placed on Top Council Sport of Military, he remained until 2013 from where he retired.
Athletic Biography:
• 1973-78: Amateur Football player
• 1972-78: Volleyball player, participating in A! National Division
• 1979-84: Player and Volleyball Coach in VB Club MOSCHATOU
• 1984-2011: Member of the administrative council of the A.O. MOSCHATOU
• 2013-2015: Secretary of the football union in Piraeus.
• In 1978 he successfully attended a Volleyball Referee School
• 1984-2013: Active Referee
• 1992-2013: International Referee for 21 years
• He was eight (8) years President of the Association of Referees of Attica
• Αrbitrate 3500 matches, of which approximately 500 International
Outside Borders, he participated as a Referee in events such as:
• Three Hundred (300) games in European Cups

• Mediterranean Games in 1993 in France.
• Four (4) European FAINAL FOUR.
• Three (3) European Youths Championships.
• Four (4) European Men Championships.
• Twelve (12) years at the World LEAGUE
• Three years (3) at World GRAND PRIX
• Two (2) World Military Championships
• One (1) Military Olympic Games
• Four (4) Qualifiers Tournament for Final Men's World Championship
• Three (3) Qualifiers Tournament for Olympic Games (2000-2004-2012)
• Two (2) World Junior Championships
• One (1) World Men's Championship 2006 at TOKYO
• One (1) World Women's Championship 2010 at TOKYO
• Two (2) OLYMPΙC GAMES (ATHENS-2004 & LONDON-2012)