Asian Athletics Association (AAA)

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1973-11-21 Manila Philippines


Founded on ratification of constitution at first Asian Athletic Championships, an 'Asian Athletic Association of the IAAF' having existed since 1958, Tokyo (Japan), having been set up within the framework of B-XB1153 - World Athletics at the 3rd Asian Games; and a constitutional committee having been set up 14 Dec 1970, Bangkok (Thailand). Original title: Asian Amateur Athletic Association (AAAA) -- Association d'athlétisme amateur d'Asie. Current title adopted Aug 2002, Colombo (Sri Lanka). Constitution approved, 29-31 Aug 1974, Rome (Italy), at IAAF Congress. Has taken over activities of H-XD1575 - Asian Track and Field Coaches Association (ATFCA).


Establish friendly and loyal cooperation among national governing bodies of athletics for promotion and development of amateur athletics; strive to ensure there is no hindrance to participation of any country or individual in international athletic competitions in Asia on social, religious or political grounds; frame rules governing Asian championships and establishment and recognition of Asian records; crystallize the Asian stand and viewpoint in solution of disputes and other difficulties; represent Asia and work to form an Asian team to participate in international events.


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