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Prestigious FIVB Award for Richard Callicott OBE

11th October 2016

Prestigious FIVB Award for Richard Callicott OBE

During the 35th FIVB World Congress last week, Dr. Ary Graça, FIVB President, presented Volleyball England Honorary President, Richard Callicott OBE with a Services to Volleyball Award for his distinguished contribution to the development of volleyball and beach volleyball, in particular for the hugely successful staging of the volleyball at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games and his work in getting beach volleyball into the Commonwealth Games.

Richard was also awarded his OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2012 in recognition of his services to volleyball as president of Volleyball England.

Volleyball England President, Geoff Allen said “I would like to offer congratulations to Richard from all at Volleyball England and thank him for his continued support and hard work for the sport”.

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Prestigious FIVB Award for Richard Callicott OBE