Bermuda National Athletics Association

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Bermuda National Athletics Association
BNAA
Bermuda National Athletics Association logo.png
Sport Athletics
Jurisdiction Association
Founded 1946 (1946)
Affiliation IAAF
Affiliation date 1974 (1974)
Regional affiliation NACAC
Headquarters Hamilton
President Donna Watson
Vice president Michele Williams
Secretary Freddie Evans
Replaced Bermuda Track & Field Association
Official website
www.bnaa.bm
Bermuda

The Bermuda National Athletics Association (BNAA) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Bermuda. Current president is Donna Watson.[1] She was elected for the first time in 2009.[2]

History[edit]

Former logo of BTFA.

BNAA was founded in 1946 as Bermuda Track & Field Association (BTFA)[3] and was affiliated to the IAAF in 1974.[4] In 2012, the name was changed to Bermuda National Athletics Association (BNAA).[5][6]

Affiliations[edit]

BNAA is the national member federation for Bermuda in the following international organisations:

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

Members[edit]

BNAA comprises eight Affiliated Clubs.[7]

National records[edit]

BNAA maintains the Bermudian records in athletics.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bermuda National Athletics Association "BNAA", IAAF, retrieved January 2, 2013 
  2. ^ Watson Elected BTFA President, IslandStats.com, March 31, 2009, retrieved January 2, 2013 
  3. ^ Matthews, Peter, Historical Dictionary of Track and Field, p. 37, retrieved October 10, 2012 
  4. ^ ASOCIACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE FEDERACIONES DE ATLETISMO - CONSTITUCIÓN EN VIGOR A PARTIR DEL 1 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2011 (in Spanish), IAAF, p. 53, retrieved October 10, 2012 
  5. ^ De Silva, Sabrina (November 1, 2012), Name Change - Now BNAA, Bermuda National Athletics Association, retrieved January 2, 2013 
  6. ^ Thompson, Colin (October 20, 2012), BTFA is now the BNAA, The Royal Gazette, retrieved January 2, 2013 
  7. ^ Affiliated Clubs, Bermuda National Athletics Association, retrieved January 2, 2013