Abe Fuchs passes away

LEN has announced that former LEN TWPC member Abe Fuchs from Belgium has passed away. Fuchs was a legendary referee in the 1960s and 1970s who officiated in many major tournaments, including Olympic Games, World and European Championships. His most memorable match was the final game of the 1968 Olympic tournament in Mexico City, Mexico between Yugoslavia and the Sovíet Union.

Fuchs was one of the well-known names of his age and officiated in five Olympic tournaments - 1964, 1968, 1972, 1980 and 1984. Later he served as delegate in international events and was member of the LEN TWPC for almost two decades until 2004.

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