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The Ligue d'Athlétisme de la Guyane (LAG) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in French Guiana. Last president was Daniel Lapompe-Paironne.[1] He was replaced by Gaëtan Tariaffe.[2]

Ligue d'Athlétisme de la Guyane
Ligue d'Athlétisme de la Guyane logo.png
SportAthletics
AbbreviationLAG
FoundedJanuary 10, 1963 (1963-01-10)
AffiliationFédération française d'athlétisme
LocationCayenne
PresidentGaëtan Tariaffe
Vice president(s)Annie-Claude Lafontaine
ReplacedLigue Régionale d'Athlétisme de la Guyane
Official website
www.athle973.com
Flag of France.svg / Flag of French Guiana.svg

As LAG is part of the Fédération française d'athlétisme, athletes from French Guiana normally participate internationally for France, e.g., in European Athletics Championships as organized by the EAA. On the other hand, French Guiana as a French overseas department is part of the Caribbean. As an observer member of CACAC, French Guiana is invited to participate at the championships, and also at the CARIFTA Games.

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HistoryEdit

LAG was founded on January 10, 1963, as the Ligue Régionale d'Athlétisme de la Guyane. First president was Victor Périgny.[3]

AffiliationsEdit

LAG is an observer member federation for French Guiana in the

LAG is invited to participate at the

Regional recordsEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ CACAC Members, April 17, 2012, retrieved October 18, 2012
  2. ^ Casquette neuve pour la tribune du Stade de Baduel (in French), Ville de Cayenne, November 8, 2012, retrieved January 9, 2013
  3. ^ Historique (in French), Ligue d'Athlétisme de la Guyane, retrieved October 18, 2012
  4. ^ RECORD DE GUYANE - Mise à jour octobre 2011 (PDF) (in French), UNION SPORTIVE ET LITTERAIRE DE MONTJOLY SECTION ATHLETISME, retrieved October 18, 2012
  5. ^ Ligue d'Athlétisme de la Guyane - les Records (in French), Ligue d'Athlétisme de la Guyane, retrieved October 18, 2012