Malaysian referee Rita Ghani and assistant referee Allyson Flynn from Australia are the only two match officials from ASEAN who will be in Rio for the Olympic Games later this year.
Both will take part in the women’s event of the multi-sports tournament while no men referees from ASEAN made the cut.
AFC MEN’S REFEREE TRIOS:
Referee: Fahad Al Mirdasi (Saudi Arabia)
Assistant Referees: Abdulah Al Shalwai, Mohammed Al Abakry (Saudi Arabia)
Referee: Alireza Faghani (Iran)
Assistant Referees: Reza Sokhandan, Mohammadreza Mansouri (Iran)
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)
Assistant Referees: Toru Sagara, Hiroshi Yamauchi (Japan)
AFC WOMEN’S REFEREE TRIOS:
Referee: Rita Gani (Malaysia)
Assistant Referees: Allyson Flynn (Australia), Naomi Teshirogi (Japan)
Referee: Ri Hyang-ok (DPR Korea)
Assistant Referees: Hong Kum-nyo (DPR Korea), Cui Yongmei (China)