Saint Lucia Athletics Association

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St. Lucia Athletics Association
Saint Lucia Athletics Association Logo.jpg
Sport Athletics
Jurisdiction Federation
Abbreviation SLAA
Founded 1977 (1977)
Affiliation IAAF
Affiliation date 1978 (1978)
Regional affiliation NACAC
Headquarters Castries
President Andrew Magloire
Secretary Rochelle Jn Baptiste
Replaced Saint Lucia Amateur Athletics Association
Official website
www.athleticsstlucia.org
Saint Lucia

The St. Lucia Athletics Association (SLAA) is the national governing body for athletics in Saint Lucia, inclusive of track and field, cross country running, road running and racewalking. The Athletics Association was formerly known as the St. Lucia Amateur Athletics Association. The organisation was founded in 1977 to promote Track and Field in Saint Lucia. In 1978 the SLAA became an affiliate member of the world governing body for athletics, then called the International Amateur Athletics Federation, and now known as the International Association of Athletics Federations.[1]

Based at Olympic House on Barnard Hill in Castries, the SLAA is a non-profit organisation, led by a President, Andrew Magloire,[2] elected at an Extraordinary General Meeting of the organisation in December 2016.[3] The SLAA is involved in many aspects of the sport at the local, national, and international level - coaching education, sports science and athlete development, youth programmes and masters (age 40+) competition.

Data[edit]

Mailing Address:GM 697 Gable Woods Mall, Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies

President: Mr. Andrew Magloire

Secretary: Rochelle Jn Baptiste

Physical Address: Olympic House, Barnard Hill, Castries, St. Lucia, West Indies

History[edit]

SLAA was founded as St. Lucia Amateur Athletic Association in 1977 and was affiliated to the IAAF in 1978.[4]

Affiliations[edit]

SLAA is the national member federation for Saint Lucia in the following international organisations:

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National records[edit]

SLAA maintains the Saint Lucian records in athletics.

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