Athletics Association of Barbados

The Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Barbados.[1]

Athletics Association of Barbados
Athletics Association of Barbados Logo.png
SportAthletics
JurisdictionAssociation
AbbreviationAAB
Founded1947 (1947)
AffiliationIAAF
Affiliation date1966 (1966)
Regional affiliationNACAC
HeadquartersSt. Michael, Barbados
PresidentCatherine Jordan
Vice president(s)June Caddle
SecretaryTrevor Welch
ReplacedAmateur Athletic Association of Barbados
Official website
aab.sports.bb
Barbados

HistoryEdit

AAB was founded in 1947 as Amateur Athletic Association of Barbados (AAAB),[2] and was affiliated to the IAAF in 1966.[3] In 2012, the name was changed to Athletics Association of Barbados.[4]

Esther Maynard has been president of the association since 2004 and was re-elected in 2008.[5] General Secretary Catherine Jordan assumed office in January 2013.[6]

AffiliationsEdit

AAB is the national member federation for Barbados in the following international organisations:

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National recordsEdit

AAB maintains the Barbadian records in athletics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Athletics Association of Barbados, IAAF, retrieved 2 January 2013
  2. ^ Matthews, Peter, Historical Dictionary of Track and Field, p. 34, retrieved 14 October 2012
  3. ^ ASOCIACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE FEDERACIONES DE ATLETISMO - CONSTITUCIÓN EN VIGOR A PARTIR DEL 1 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2011 (PDF) (in Spanish), IAAF, p. 58, retrieved 14 October 2012
  4. ^ CONSTITUTION OF THE ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION OF BARBADOS (PDF), Athletics Association of Barbados, 31 January 2012, archived from the original (PDF) on 21 June 2015, retrieved 2 January 2013
  5. ^ Esther Maynard retains AAA presidency, The Barbados Advocate, 19 December 2008, archived from the original on 2 February 2014, retrieved 2 January 2013
  6. ^ Toppin, Sherrylyn A. (27 January 2013), Over to Jordan, Nationnews, retrieved 22 January 2014

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