Paraguayan Athletics Federation

The Paraguayan Athletics Federation (FPA; Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Paraguay.[1]

Paraguayan Athletics Federation
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SportAthletics
JurisdictionFederation
AbbreviationFPA
FoundedDecember 12, 1947 (1947-12-12)
AffiliationIAAF
Regional affiliationCONSUDATLE
HeadquartersSecretaria Nacional de Deportes, Asunción
PresidentMyrta Doldán
Vice president(s)John Zavala
SecretaryAmílcar Noguera
Official website
www.fpa.org.py
Paraguay

It is located at the Secretaria Nacional de Deportes in Asunción, where it hosts its annual national competitions at its athletics stadium.[2]

HistoryEdit

 
Former logo

FPA was founded on December 12, 1947. First president was Juan Alfonso Borgognon.[1]

Former hurdler Francisco Rojas Soto headed the federation for almost twenty years until 2013. Current president is Myrta Doldán.[3][4][5][6]

AffiliationsEdit

FPA is the national member federation for Paraguay in the following international organisations:

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National recordsEdit

FPA maintains the Paraguayan records in athletics.

Annual competitionsEdit

  • National Cross Country Championship[7]
  • Criollo Tournament[8]
  • Grand Prix Evaluative Open Tournament[8]
  • Paraguay Marathon Club (PMC) Tournament[8]
  • Club Atlético de Paraguarí (CAP) Tournament[8]
  • Asociación Misionera de Atletismo (AMA) Tournament[8]
  • Sajonia Tournament[8]
  • Club Atlético Ñandú (CAÑ) Tournament[8]
  • Villarrica Running Club (VRC) Tournament[8]
  • Asociación de Atletismo del Alto Paraná (AAAP) Tournament[8]
  • Club de Atletismo de Encarnación (CAE) Tournament[8]
  • Major Interclubs[8]
  • Sol de América Tournament (SOL)[8]
  • Unix Track Club (UTC) Tournament[8]
  • Eladio Fernández Running Club (EFRC) Tournament[8]
  • Club Atlético Águilas del Sur 15 de Mayo (CAAS) Tournament[8]
  • National Senior Championship[9]
  • Family Championship[10]
  • Evaluative of Minors[10]
  • Victory Championship[8]
  • Asociación Paraguaya de Atletismo Master (ASOPAMA) Tournament[8]

Affiliated clubsEdit

List of athletics clubs in Paraguay

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b El Acta de la Fundación de la Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo (in Spanish), Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo, archived from the original on May 25, 2012, retrieved September 29, 2012
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-22. Retrieved 2015-12-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Myrta Doldán, la nueva titular de la Federación de Atletismo (in Spanish), La Nación, March 6, 2013, archived from the original on February 2, 2014, retrieved January 20, 2014
  4. ^ MIRTA DOLDÁN ES NUEVA TITULAR DE LA FEDERACIÓN PARAGUAYA DE ATLETISMO (in Spanish), Comité Olímpico Paraguayo, archived from the original on February 2, 2014, retrieved January 20, 2014
  5. ^ Federacion Paraguaya de Atletismo, IAAF, retrieved January 7, 2013
  6. ^ Contacto (in Spanish), Federación Paraguaya de Atletismo, retrieved January 7, 2013[dead link]
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-01-22. Retrieved 2018-01-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Calendario". 5 April 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Campeonato Nacional de Mayores (Paraguay) - ConSudAtle - Prensa". Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  10. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-01-22. Retrieved 2018-01-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit