Carlos de Anda

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Held Mexican National record for 32 years

Carlos de Anda Dominguez at Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC or CACGs)

'Carlos de Anda Dominguez (March 12, 1908 - August 30, 1995) was a Mexican sprinter who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics.[1]

Carlos de Anda Dominguez participated in Central American and Caribbean Games Champions competitions in La Habana Cuba,[2] Puerto Rico and San Salvador[3]


After retired, he served as President of the Mexican federation of athletics. He was also member of the Mexican Olympic committee. With the initiative of the Mexican representative Mr. Carlos de Anda, at the 10th Central American and Caribbean Games held in June 1966 in the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico, the need for the formation of a Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation was discussed as well as a proposal for organizing the first Central American and Caribbean Championships. The first Championships were held on the 5th and 6th of May, 1967, in Jalapa, Veracruz, México. Discussion about the formation of the Confederation was started at this time. In Winnipeg, Canada, during the celebration of the V Pan American Games, a tentative constitution was approved, a permanent committee elected and the site of the second Central American and Caribbean Championships was awarded to Cali, Colombia, for August 1969, with Havanna, Cuba, as the alternate site. The Constitution was finally adopted on the occasion of the second Championships in August 1969. It has been revised and amended at General Assemblies in Guadalajara, Mexico, June 16, 1979; San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 5, 1979; Nassau, Bahamas, August 22, 1980; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, July 11, 1981; Maracaibo, Venezuela, August 18, 1998; Bridgetown, Barbados, June 27, 1999, San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 16, 2000, Bridgetown, Barbados, July 7, 2002 and San Salvador, El Salvador, December 4, 2002, Habana, Cuba, July 5, 2009, Santo Domingo 2010, Mayaguez 2010. Carlos de Anda Dominguez was recognized by Mexican athletics federation, his name is written in the Hall of Fame of CODEME (Mexican Sports Confederation) since 1982. Recognized award given to athletes whose sporting excellence is example of perseverance, dedication and discipline.

At the Hall of Fame of CODEME (Mexican Sports Confederation) since 1982. Recognized award given to athletes whose sporting excellence is example of perseverance, dedication and discipline.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_American_and_Caribbean_Athletic_Confederation