Cuban Athletics Federation
SportAthletics
JurisdictionFederation
AbbreviationFCA
FoundedMarch 22, 1922; 99 years ago (1922-03-22)
AffiliationIAAF
Affiliation date1924; 97 years ago (1924)
Regional affiliationNACAC
HeadquartersLa Habana
PresidentAlberto Juantorena
Vice president(s)Aurelio Romero
SecretaryJesús Molina
ReplacedUnión Atlética Amateur de Cuba
Cuba

The Cuban Athletics Federation (FCA: Federación Cubana de Atletismo) is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Cuba. Current president is Alberto Juantorena.[1][2] He was re-elected in December 2010.[3]

History

FCA was founded in 1922 as Unión Atlética Amateur de Cuba (UAAC) and was affiliated to the IAAF in 1924.[2] UAAC dissolved in 1961, and was replaced by the Federación Cubana de Atletismo.

Affiliations

FCA is the national member federation for Cuba in the following international organisations:

Moreover, it is part of the following national organisations:

National records

FCA maintains the Cuban records in athletics.

References

  1. ^ Federacion Cubana de Atletismo, IAAF, retrieved January 3, 2013
  2. ^ a b Federación Cubana de Atletismo (in Spanish), EcuRed, retrieved October 6, 2012
  3. ^ Letter (PDF), CACAC, December 4, 2010, retrieved January 3, 2013