Changes to composition of FIVB Commissions and Judicial Bodies

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 22, 2022 - The FIVB Board of Administration today confirmed several changes to the composition of the FIVB Athletes’ Commission, FIVB Technical and Coaching Commission and FIVB Judicial Bodies.

In particular, Olympic champion and two-time Olympic volleyball silver medallist, Gilberto 'Giba' Amauri de Godoy Filho, stepped down from the position of Secretary of the FIVB Athletes’ Commission.

The FIVB Board of Administration therefore approved the proposal to appoint two-time Olympic medallist from Italy Samuele Papi as Secretary and Sérgio Dutra dos Santos, a two-time Olympic champion and two-time Olympic volleyball silver medallist from Brazil, as a member of the Athletes’ Commission.

The Board also approved the appointment of Giovanni Guidetti as President of the FIVB Technical and Coaching Commission. He replaces Hugh McCutcheon who stepped down from this position. Meanwhile, Philippe Blain was approved as Secretary of the Commission.

In addition, following the resignation of Dr Rosmarijn van Kleef as Vice-President of the Disciplinary Panel, the Board approved the following changes within this judicial body: Ms Maria Jose Garcia Suarez (COL, CSV) appointed as Vice-Chairperson, Mr Cambreleng (ESP, CEV) appointed as a member, and Mr Rouzbeh Vosough Ahmadi (IRI, AVC) appointed as a new substitute member.