On October 12th, Beijing time, CBA announced the list of technical representatives and referees for the 2020-2021 season. There are 34 technical representatives and 68 referees. The famous CBA whistle Xia Chun will be retired and will be transformed into a technical representative next season. . Since Yao Ming became the chairman of the CBA company, the age of referees has been restricted. It clearly stated: “Those who have reached 50 years of age will no longer serve as referees. If required by work, the retirement age of international referees can be appropriately relaxed. However, they must not exceed 55 years of age (professional referees set separate standards), and physical fitness tests and rules and theoretical assessments must meet the prescribed standards."
Xia Chun is an international referee. He was born in 1965 and reached the age of retirement at the highest age of 55. He will continue to shine as a technical representative in the new season. Regarding teacher Xia Chun’s law enforcement work, the media and fans’ evaluations are mixed. From the perspective of personal ability, there is no problem. He became a national referee at the age of 32 and was awarded the title of international basketball referee by the FIBA at the age of 36. Shanghai Associate professor of the School of Physical Education. As a veteran referee, both players and basketball practitioners admire his character and professional ethics.
Teacher Xia Chun is enthusiastic and upright. He is serious and serious in law enforcement on the court. He is very modest and cautious off the court. He has strong anti-interference ability. No matter how dissatisfied the fans or the complaints of athletes and coaches are, they cannot affect his judgment. The penalties imposed are never easily changed. In terms of Mr. Xia Chun’s business characteristics, the whistle is very decisive, the gestures are straightforward, he never procrastinates, has strong adaptability on the field, quick response, and has the ability to deal with difficult problems on the spot, and there are many methods. high speed.
However, Ms. Xia Chun is often accused of low level of professional skills such as robbing whistle, and he has been accused of stealing the spotlight in the controversial judgments of individual games. In addition, the doubts about the players and coaches are always in harmony with the mud and smile. Yan Xiang persuades "Forget it, forget it". In the first leg of the 2014-15 season CBA League quarter-finals, Liaoning challenged Guangsha away from home. Liaoning players were repeatedly fouled. In the third quarter of the game, Guo Shiqiang was dissatisfied with Xia Chun’s penalty. He entered the field and accused him of being expelled. This campaign, Hudson also left the field for six offenses, returning to the old man off the field, chanting the Three Character Classic.
In the 2017-18 season of Guangsha against Shandong, Shandong male basketball players were repeatedly called for fouls. Ding Yanyu hurriedly scolded Xia Chun. Fortunately, his teammates quickly stopped him. Such examples abound. It is hoped that Teacher Xia Chun can perform his duties in his new position, supervise the problems that appear on the field and correct them in time. Yang Maogong did a good job as a technical representative before.