Asian Athletic Association
AbbreviationAsian Athletics
FormationNovember 1973; 50 years ago (1973-11)
TypeSports organisation
HeadquartersPathum Thani, Thailand
Region served
45 national associations
Dahlan Jumaan al-Hamad
Main organ
Asian Athletics Council
Parent organization
World Athletics

The Asian Athletics Association is the continental governing body for the sport of athletics in Asia. It is headquartered in Thailand. It organises the Asian Championships in Athletics and other continental competitions.

Dahlan Al Hamad during a Press conference in Doha.

The current president Qatari Dahlan Jumaan al-Hamad, who was elected to the position in 2013.[1] Suresh Kalmadi of India was the president from 2000 to 2013.[2]


Member associations

Further information: Category:National members of the Asian Athletics Association

Nation Association
 Afghanistan Afghanistan Athletic Federation
 Bahrain Bahrain Athletics Association
 Bangladesh Bangladesh Athletic Federation
 Bhutan Bhutan Amateur Athletic Federation
 Brunei Brunei Darussalam Athletics Federation
 Cambodia Khmer Amateur Athletics Federation
 China Chinese Athletics Association
 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Athletics Association
 Hong Kong Hong Kong Association of Athletics Affiliates Limited
 India Athletics Federation of India
 Indonesia Indonesian Athletics Association
 Iran Athletics Federation of I.R. Iran [fr]
 Iraq Iraqi Athletics Federation
 Japan Japan Association of Athletics Federations
 Jordan Jordan Athletics Federation
 Kazakhstan Athletic Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan
 Kuwait Kuwait Athletics Federation
 Kyrgyzstan Athletics Federation of Kyrgyz Republic
 Laos Laos Amateur Athletic Federation
 Lebanon Fédération libanaise d'athlétisme
 Macau Associação de Atletismo de Macau
 Malaysia Malaysia Athletics Federation
 Maldives Athletics Association of Maldives
 Mongolia Mongolian Athletic Federation
 Myanmar Myanmar Track and Field Federation
 Nepal Nepal Athletics Association
 North Korea Amateur Athletics Association of DPR of Korea
 Oman Oman Athletic Association
 Pakistan Athletics Federation of Pakistan
 Palestine Palestine Athletic Federation
 Philippines Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association
 Qatar Qatar Athletics Federation
 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian Athletics Federation
 Singapore Singapore Athletic Association
 South Korea Korea Association of Athletics Federations [fr; ko]
 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Athletics
 Syria Syrian Arab Athletic Federation
 Tajikistan Athletics Federation of the Republic of Tajikistan
 Thailand Athletic Association of Thailand
 Timor-Leste Federação Timor-Leste de Atletismo
 Turkmenistan Amateur Athletic Federation of Turkmenistan
 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Athletics Federation
 Uzbekistan Athletic Federation of Uzbekistan
 Vietnam Vietnam Athletics Federation
 Yemen Yemen Athletics Federation


  1. ^ Dahlan ousts Kalmadi as Asian athletics chief. Gulf Times (2013-07-01). Retrieved on 2013-07-07.
  2. ^ IAAF Newsletter Edition 108 Archived October 23, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. IAAF (2009-12-11). Retrieved on 2009-12-12.