Anguilla Amateur Athletic Federation

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Anguilla Amateur Athletic Federation
AAAF
Sport Athletics
Jurisdiction Federation
Founded 1978 (1978)
Affiliation IAAF
Affiliation date 1978 (1978)
Regional affiliation NACAC
Headquarters The Valley
President Lorna Rogers
Vice president Winston Duncan
Secretary Tracelyn Hamilton
Replaced Anguilla Amateur Athletic Association
Official website
www.freewebs.com/axathletics
Anguilla

The Anguilla Amateur Athletic Federation (AAAF) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Anguilla. Current president is Lorna Rogers.[1]

History[edit]

AAAF was founded as Anguilla Amateur Athletic Association in 1978 and was affiliated to the IAAF the same year.[2]

Affiliations[edit]

AAAF is the national member federation for Anguilla in the following international organisations:

Olympic recognition[edit]

There is no separate Olympic Committee in Anguilla, as Anguilla is a British Overseas Territory, not an independent state. Therefore, athletes from Anguilla are not entitled to represent Anguilla at Olympic Games, but may compete for Great Britain, either while maintaining Anguillan qualification of IAAF events, or as all Anguillans are entitled to a British passport, by transferring allegiance to Great Britain for all events.[3]

Anguillan born long jumper Shara Proctor availed of the latter route to represent Great Britain at both the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2013 World Championships. Anguillan sprint prospect Zharnel Hughes has indicated he may make a similar switch.[4]

National records[edit]

AAAF maintains the Anguillian records in athletics.

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