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Guam Track and Field Association

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Sport  Athletics
Founded  1976 (1976)
Affiliation date  1986 (1986)
Abbreviation  GTFA
Affiliation  IAAF
Regional affiliation  OAA
Guam Track and Field Association

The Guam Track and Field Association (GTFA) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Guam.

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History

The history of running in Guam is well described. The participation of athletes from Guam at the 1966 South Pacific Games is documented.

The foundation of GTFA is reported for 1976, aa well as its affiliation to the IAAF in the year 1986.

Between 2001-2004, former marathon runner Fred Schumann served as president. In 2005, Franklin Tangalin was elected president.

Current president is Jay Antonio. He was elected in May 2009, and re-elected in April 2013 for the period 2013-2017.

Affiliations

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

  • Guam National Olympic Committee (GNOC)
  • However, GTFA was suspended by the GNOC in November 2013.

    National records

    GTFA maintains the Guamanian records in athletics.

    References

    Guam Track and Field Association Wikipedia


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