Reffing at venues ranging from Walsall to Ponds Forge was, he says, “excellent preparation” for the big stage – which in Tokyo meant tackling huge intensity matches, including the women’s bronze medal clash between Hungary and Russia and the Hungary/Croatia men’s quarter-final.
Frank, who was based in Wales before he returned to his home country, Germany, has penned a fascinating report for BWPL in which he focuses on some of the key issues that arose at the Olympics – including FINA’s drive to make the sport more attractive and less physical.
Our thanks to Frank. And congratulations to him from all at BWPL for his Olympics success. It’s great to know that we can now claim a top world official as one of our own!
To read Frank’s full report, go to the Features page.