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Marshall Islands Athletics, also known as Marshall Islands Athletics Federation (MIAF) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Marshall Islands.[1]

Marshall Islands Athletics Federation
Marshall Islands Athletics Logo.png
SportAthletics
AbbreviationMIAF
Founded1987 (1987)
AffiliationIAAF
Affiliation date1987 (1987)
Regional affiliationOAA
HeadquartersMajuro
PresidentRais Aho
Vice president(s)Carlon Zedkaia
Edison Metwejla
SecretaryEunice Borero
Official website
www.foxsportspulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=2-1154-0-0-0
Marshall Islands

HistoryEdit

Athletes from the Marshall Islands participated already at the 1969 Micronesian Games, (the Marshall Islands then still being part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands,)[2] and also after re-establishment of the Games in 1990.[3]

The foundation of MIAF is reported for 1987, as well as its affiliation to the IAAF in the same year.[4]

Melvin Majmeto served as president of MIAF.[5]

Current president is former shot putter and discus thrower Rais Aho.[1][6]

AffiliationsEdit

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National recordsEdit

MIAF maintains the Marshallese records in athletics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Marshall Islands Athletics, IAAF, retrieved January 27, 2014
  2. ^ HISTORY OF THE MICRONESIAN GAMES, 2010 Micronesian Games Organising Committee, retrieved January 27, 2014
  3. ^ Second Micronesian Games (PDF), retrieved January 27, 2014
  4. ^ International Association of Athletics Federations - Constitution - In force as from 1st November 2011, IAAF, p. 59, retrieved January 27, 2014
  5. ^ Marshall Islands National Olympic Committee - 2006 Annual Report - Federation updates - Athletics, Marshall Islands National Olympic Committee, p. 63, retrieved January 27, 2014
  6. ^ ATHLETICS MARSHALL ISLAND, Oceania Athletics Association, retrieved January 27, 2014

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