Paradip February 26 (LocalWire): Saswat Kumar Bharatiya will represent the country as a referee in the upcoming Federation International de Volleyball World Tour 1 Championship to be held at Visakhapatnam from 28th February to 3rd March.
Bharatiya, the Physical Education Teacher at PPL DAV School, has an experience of officiating five International and seven senior National Beach Volleyball Championships.
The Volleyball Federation of India nominated him as the only referee to represent the country among the fourteen chosen from various other countries.
Odisha Volleyball Association secretary, Mr Gaganendu Dash, and others wished Bharatiya success.
In the men’s section, 30 teams from 20 countries and in the women’s section, 20 teams from 12 countries will participate in this tournament.
Some of the countries participating are USA, Australia, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, Korea, Belgium, Russia, Belarus, Austria and Malayasia.