Athletics Association of Barbados

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Athletics Association of Barbados
AAB
Athletics Association of Barbados Logo.png
Sport Athletics
Jurisdiction Association
Founded 1947 (1947)
Affiliation IAAF
Affiliation date 1966 (1966)
Regional affiliation NACAC
Headquarters St. Michael, Barbados
President Catherine Jordan
Vice president June Caddle
Secretary Trevor Welch
Replaced Amateur Athletic Association of Barbados
Official website
www.aabarbados.com
Barbados

The Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Barbados.[1]

History[edit]

AAB was founded in 1947 as Amateur Athletic Association of Barbados (AAAB),[2] and was affiliated to the IAAF in 1966.[3] In 2012, the name was changed to Athletics Association of Barbados.[4]

Esther Maynard has been president of the association since 2004 and was re-elected in 2008.[5] General Secretary Catherine Jordan assumed office in January 2013.[6]

Affiliations[edit]

AAB is the national member federation for Barbados in the following international organisations:

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National records[edit]

AAB maintains the Barbadian records in athletics.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Athletics Association of Barbados, IAAF, retrieved January 2, 2013 
  2. ^ Matthews, Peter, Historical Dictionary of Track and Field, p. 34, retrieved October 14, 2012 
  3. ^ ASOCIACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE FEDERACIONES DE ATLETISMO - CONSTITUCIÓN EN VIGOR A PARTIR DEL 1 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2011 (in Spanish), IAAF, p. 58, retrieved October 14, 2012 
  4. ^ CONSTITUTION OF THE ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION OF BARBADOS, Athletics Association of Barbados, Last Amended January 31, 2012, retrieved January 2, 2013 
  5. ^ Esther Maynard retains AAA presidency, The Barbados Advocate, December 19, 2008, retrieved January 2, 2013 
  6. ^ Toppin, Sherrylyn A. (January 27, 2013), Over to Jordan, Nationnews, retrieved January 22, 2014