Association of Panamerican Athletics

The Association of Panamerican Athletics (APA; Spanish: Asociación Panamericana de Atletismo) is a new regional confederation governing body of athletics for national governing bodies and multi-national federations within North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, replacing the Pan American Athletics Commission.[1]

APA
Association of Panamerican Athletics logo.jpg
Formation2011
TypeSports federation
Membership
44 member federations
President
Puerto Rico Víctor López
Websitehttp://www.americasathletics.org/

The organization was founded on October 28, 2011, during the XVI Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. The inaugural president is Víctor López from Puerto Rico,[2] former president of the Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation (CACAC).

ChampionshipsEdit

APA organizes the following championships and cups:[3]

Member associationsEdit

Due to the constitution, membership in the Association shall consist of the IAAF member federations which are affiliated members of NACAC and CONSUDATLE as ratified by the IAAF.[4] At this time, APA consists of 44 member federations, 31 of them are member of NACAC, while 13 are member of CONSUDATLE. This means that the APA also comprises the 3 IAAF members without a recognized National Olympic Committee that are therefore no member of the Pan American Sports Organization namely Anguilla, Montserrat, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Nation Organisation Website
  Anguilla Anguilla Amateur Athletic Federation http://www.freewebs.com/axathletics
  Antigua and Barbuda Athletic Association of Antigua & Barbuda
  Argentina Confederación Argentina de Atletismo http://www.cada-atletismo.org/
  Aruba Arubaanse Atletiek Bond https://web.archive.org/web/20110725014846/http://www.arubaathleticfederation.org/
  Bahamas Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations http://www.bahamastrack.com/
  Barbados Athletics Association of Barbados http://aabarbados.com/
  Belize Belize Amateur Athletic Association https://web.archive.org/web/20120228022743/http://www.belizeathletics.org.bz/
  Bermuda Bermuda National Athletics Association https://web.archive.org/web/20130619210113/http://www.bnaa.bm/
  Bolivia Federación Atlética de Bolivia http://www.federacionatleticadebolivia.com/
  Brazil Confederação Brasileira de Atletismo http://www.cbat.org.br/
  British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Athletics Association http://bvi.milesplit.com/
  Canada Athletics Canada http://www.athletics.ca/
  Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Athletic Association
  Chile Federación Atlética de Chile http://www.fedachi.cl/
  Colombia Federación Colombiana de Atletismo http://www.fecodatle.org/
  Costa Rica Federación Costarricense de Atletismo https://web.archive.org/web/20130407151930/http://www.fecoa.info/
  Cuba Federación Cubana de Atletismo
  Dominica Dominica Amateur Athletic Association https://web.archive.org/web/20110719133147/http://www.daaa.dm/
  Dominican Republic Federación Dominicana de Asociaciones de Atletismo http://www.fedomatle.org/
  Ecuador Federación Ecuatoriana de Atletismo http://www.coe.org.ec/
  El Salvador Federación Salvadoreña de Atletismo http://www.atletismoelsalvador.org/
  Grenada Grenada Athletic Association
  Guatemala Federación Nacional de Atletismo de Guatemala http://www.atletismoguate.com/
  Guyana Athletics Association of Guyana
  Haiti Fédération Haïtienne d'Athlétisme Amateur
  Honduras Federación Nacional Hondureña de Atletismo
  Jamaica Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association http://www.trackandfieldja.com/
  Mexico Federación Mexicana de Asociaciones de Atletismo http://www.fmaa.mx/
  Montserrat Montserrat Amateur Athletic Association
  Nicaragua Federación Nicaragüense de Atletismo https://web.archive.org/web/20120513105035/http://www.fna.org.ni/
  Panama Federación Panameña de Atletismo
  Paraguay Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo https://web.archive.org/web/20090221100826/http://www.fpa.com.py/
  Peru Federación Deportiva Peruana de Atletismo https://web.archive.org/web/20180806151931/http://fepeatle.com/
  Puerto Rico Federación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico http://www.atletismofapur.com/
  Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association http://www.sknaaa.com/
  Saint Lucia Saint Lucia Athletics Association https://web.archive.org/web/20110904080543/http://saintluciatrackandfield.org/
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Team Athletics Saint Vincent & The Grenadines http://www.svgnoc.org/
  Suriname Surinaamse Atletiek Bond http://suriname-athletics.org/wp
  Trinidad and Tobago National Association of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad & Tobago http://www.ttnaaa.org/
  Turks and Caicos Islands Turks & Caicos Islands Amateur Athletic Association
  United States USA Track & Field http://www.usatf.org/
  United States Virgin Islands Virgin Islands Track & Field Federation https://web.archive.org/web/20110728163412/http://virginislandstrackandfield.org/
  Uruguay Confederación Atlética del Uruguay https://web.archive.org/web/20090402050918/http://www.atlecau.org.uy/
  Venezuela Federación Venezolana de Atletismo https://web.archive.org/web/20080517165012/http://www.feveatletismo.org.ve/

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clavelo, Javier; Clemente, Carlos (November 2, 2011), Victor Lopez elected as Association of Pan American Athletics President, TrackAlerts.com, archived from the original on February 4, 2013, retrieved August 21, 2012
  2. ^ Executive Council, Association of Panamerican Athletics, July 30, 2012, retrieved August 21, 2012
  3. ^ Clavelo, Javier (January 22, 2012), Cross country and marathon championships added to Pan American athletics calendar, IAAF, retrieved August 21, 2012
  4. ^ Constitution of the Association of Panamerican Athletics - As October 28th, 2011 (PDF), Association of Panamerican Athletics, October 28, 2011, retrieved August 21, 2012

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