Saint Lucia Athletics Association

Saint Lucia Athletics Association
SLAA
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Sport Athletics
Jurisdiction Federation
Founded 1977 (1977)
Affiliation IAAF
Affiliation date 1978 (1978)
Regional affiliation NACAC
Headquarters Castries
President Cornelius Breen
Vice president Wayne Burton
Secretary Alfred Emmanuel
Replaced Saint Lucia Amateur Athletics Association
Official website
Saint Lucia

The Saint 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 is formally known as the Saint Lucia Amateur Athletics Association. The organisation was founded in 1977 to promote Track and Field in St 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, Cornelius Breen,[2] elected at the organisation's most recent Biennial General Meeting in October 2010.[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. It also organises the annual National Senior Track and Field Championships, which are normally convened at the George Odlum National Stadium.

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Saint Lucia Athletics Association

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

Email: lca@mf.iaaf.org

President: Mr. Cornelius Breen (758) 452 5611

Secretary: Alfred Emmanuel

Telephone: 758 453 6758, 758 452 5611

Fax: 758 452 1272

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

History

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

Affiliations

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

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

  • Saint Lucia Olympic Committee (SLOC)

National records

SLAA maintains the Saint Lucian records in athletics.

External links

  • Official Webpage (under construction)
  • SLAA on Twitter

References

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