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Athletic Solomons

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Sport  Athletics
Founded  1980 (1980)
Affiliation date  1981 (1981)
Abbreviation  AS
Affiliation  IAAF
Regional affiliation  OAA
Athletic Solomons

Athletic Solomons (AS), also known as Solomon Islands Athletics Association, is the governing body for the sport of athletics in the Solomon Islands.

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History

In the 1960th the existence of an organisation called British Solomon Islands Amateur Athletic Association is documented. Baddeley Devesi, who later served as the first Governor-General of the Solomon Islands after independence, is reported to be elected secretary to this association in 1967.

After independence, Athletic Solomons was founded in 1980 (most probably as Solomon Islands Amateur Athletic Union), and was affiliated to the IAAF in the year 1981.

Former president was ex decathlete James Iroga. Current president is Martin Rara. He was elected in November 2012.

Affiliations

  • International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
  • Oceania Athletics Association (OAA)
  • Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

  • National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI)
  • National records

    Athletic Solomons maintains the Solomon Islands records in athletics.

    References

    Athletic Solomons Wikipedia


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