Saint Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association

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Saint Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association
SKNAAA
Saint Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association Logo.png
Sport Athletics
Jurisdiction Association
Founded 1961 (1961)
Affiliation IAAF
Affiliation date 1978 (1978)
Regional affiliation NACAC
Headquarters Basseterre
President Glenville Jeffers
Vice president Val Henry
Secretary Francil Morris
Replaced Saint Kitts Amateur Athletic and Cycling Association
Official website
www.sknaaa.com
Saint Kitts and Nevis

The Saint Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association (SKNAAA) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Saint Kitts and Nevis.[1]

History[edit]

SKNAAA was founded in 1961.[2] After separating from the Saint Kitts Amateur Athletic and Cycling Association in 1977,[3] SKNAAA was affiliated to the IAAF in 1978.[4]

Current president is Glenville Jeffers. He was elected in December 2009[5] and re-elected in January 2014.[6]

Affiliations[edit]

SKNAAA is the national member federation for Saint Kitts and Nevis in the following international organisations:

: The Nevis Amateur Athletic Association (NAAA) is separately affiliated to the LIAA.[7]

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National records[edit]

SKNAAA maintains the Saint Kitts and Nevis records in athletics.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saint Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association, IAAF, retrieved January 4, 2013 
  2. ^ Matthews, Peter, Historical Dictionary of Track and Field, p. 192, retrieved October 13, 2012 
  3. ^ About SKNAAA, Saint Kitts & Nevis Amateur Athletic Association, retrieved October 13, 2012 
  4. ^ ASOCIACIÓN INTERNACIONAL DE FEDERACIONES DE ATLETISMO - CONSTITUCIÓN EN VIGOR A PARTIR DEL 1 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2011 (in Spanish), IAAF, p. 60, retrieved October 13, 2012 
  5. ^ NACAC Newsletter, Bulletin December 2009, Volume 2, Edition 4, SKNAAA elects new Executive/SKNAA Elige una Nueva Ejecutiva, NACAC, p. 13, retrieved January 4, 2013 
  6. ^ SKNAAA General Body elects new Executive Committee at 2nd Quadrennial, SKNVibes, January 13, 2014, retrieved January 22, 2014 
  7. ^ CONSTITUTION OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (LIAA), Nevis Amateur Athletic Association, June 2, 2002, retrieved October 13, 2012