Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations

The Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in the Bahamas. Current president is Rosamunde Carey.[1][2] She was elected on 28 November 2015 for the period 2015-2018. She becomes the first woman elected to the position [3]

Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations
Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations Logo.jpg
SportAthletics
JurisdictionAssociation
AbbreviationBAAA
Founded1952 (1952)
AffiliationIAAF
Affiliation date1952 (1952)
Regional affiliationNACAC
HeadquartersNassau
PresidentDrumeco Archer
Vice president(s)Rayvanno Ferguson
SecretaryMabelene Miller
ReplacedBahamas Amateur Athletic Association
Official website
www.baaabahamas.com
The Bahamas

HistoryEdit

Prior to 1952, there was already a Bahamas Athletic Association. BAAA was founded on 6 May 1952 as Bahamas Amateur Athletic Association[4] and was affiliated to the IAAF the same year.[5] First president was Alfred Frances Adderley. Early in the new millennium the federation’s name was changed to The Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations. A detailed report on the history of BAAA was given on Facebook.[6]

AffiliationsEdit

BAAA is the national member federation for the Bahamas in the following international organisations:

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National recordsEdit

BAAA maintains the Bahamian records in athletics.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations, IAAF, retrieved 2 January 2013
  2. ^ Executives, Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations, retrieved 19 June 2014
  3. ^ Williams, Tonique (13 December 2012), BAAA Introduces New Executives and Council Members, Bahamas Weekly, retrieved 2 January 2013[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Matthews, Peter, Historical Dictionary of Track and Field, p. 31, retrieved 11 October 2012
  5. ^ ASOCIACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE FEDERACIONES DE ATLETISMO - CONSTITUCIÓN EN VIGOR A PARTIR DEL 1 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2011 (PDF) (in Spanish), IAAF, p. 53, archived from the original (PDF) on 6 October 2012, retrieved 11 October 2012
  6. ^ RE: HiSTORY: Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations, Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations, 17 November 2010, retrieved 11 October 2012

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