International Basketball Federation Makes Award to Connor Sport Court International

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Sport Court helped create international standards, Sport Court's Andrew Gettig accepts achievement award.

The Federation Internationale de Basketball (FIBA), the governing body for world basketball, has presented Connor Sport Court International ( with a FIBA Research and Study Center Award for 2008.

The award was accepted by Andrew Gettig, vice president of international sales, for Connor Sport Court, which is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The award reads FIBA Research and Study Center Award 2008, Presented to Connor Sport Court International for their Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Basketball Since 1994.

The silver award plaque was signed by Patrick Baumann, FIBA Secretary General, and Aldo Vitale, FIBA Study Center director. The plaque was accompanied by a congratulatory letter from Karen Strahl, FIBA Research and Study Center manager.

Strahl, in her letter of commendation, wrote "Connor Sport Court was among the first companies in the world to be part of FIBA Study Center and we are very glad to express to you our recognition." Connor Sport Court staff helped write the FIBA Guide to Outdoor Basketball Facilities.

"Andrew Gettig, along with other key Connor Sport Court employees and associates, are credited for helping create the standards for safe outdoor basketball courts used around the world today," said Ron Cerny, president and CEO of Connor Sport Court. "We're incredibly honored to be recognized by the world's governing body for our contribution."

More athletic events are played on Connor Sport Court surfaces than on any other sports flooring in the world. Sport Court® is a registered trade mark of Connor Sport Court International. Since 1974, it has identified the original and authentic modular sport surface, continuously improved and patented to provide the highest levels of quality and performance.

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