Puerto Rican Athletics Federation

The Puerto Rican Athletics Federation (FAPUR; Federación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Puerto Rico. Current president is José Enrique Arrarás.[1][2] He was re-elected in October 2012.[3]

Puerto Rican Athletics Federation
Federación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico Logo.jpeg
SportAthletics
JurisdictionFederation
AbbreviationFAPUR
Founded1947 (1947)
AffiliationIAAF
Affiliation date1948 (1948)
Regional affiliationNACAC
HeadquartersBayamón
PresidentJosé Enrique Arrarás
Vice president(s)Luis Dieppa
SecretaryCarlos Alfonso Guzmán
ReplacedFederación de Atletismo Aficionado de Puerto Rico
Official website
www.atletismofapur.com
Puerto Rico

HistoryEdit

FAPUR was founded in 1947 as Federación de Atletismo Aficionado de Puerto Rico and was affiliated to the IAAF in 1948.[4]

PresidentsEdit

Starting with the foundation of FAPUR in 1947, there were nine presidents and an intermediate board.[4]

Name Presidency
Julio Enrique Monagas 1947-1965
Amadeo Francis 1965-1973
Eugenio Rojas Náter 1973-1976
Ismael Delgado Dávila 1976-1979
Intermediate Board (Junta Pro-tempore)
Rosarito López Cepero
Manuel Ramírez
Sammy Reyes
Roberto Muñoz Zayas
1979-1982
Roberto Muñoz Zayas 1982-1986
Iván Mangual 1987-1991
Luis Rivera Toledo 1991-1995
Roberto Velázquez Rosaly 1995-1999
José Enrique Arrarás 2000-2016

AffiliationsEdit

FAPUR is the national member federation for Puerto Rico in the following international organisations:

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National recordsEdit

FAPUR maintains the Puerto Rican records in track and field.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Federacion de Atletismo de Puerto Rico, IAAF, retrieved January 4, 2013
  2. ^ Junta (in Spanish), Federación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico, archived from the original on January 17, 2013, retrieved October 8, 2012
  3. ^ DEL VALLE HERNÁNDEZ, SARA (October 21, 2012), Arrarás seguirá al frente del atletismo - Ganó la elección por mayoría abrumadora (in Spanish), El Nuevo Día, retrieved January 4, 2013
  4. ^ a b Guzmán Colón, Carlos Alfonso, Historia del Atletismo en Puerto Rico (PDF) (in Spanish), Federación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico, archived from the original (PDF) on June 17, 2009, retrieved October 8, 2012

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