Asian Athletics Association

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Asian Athletics Association
Founded November 21, 1973
Place of foundation Manila
Chairman Dahlan Jumaan al-Hamad
Members 45 member associations
Association headquarters SingaporeSingapore Singapore

The Asian Athletics Association , or AAA for short, is the continental association of Asian national athletics associations. The AAA is part of the International Association of Athletics Federations . The AAA currently has 45 members. It is the host of the Asian Athletics Championships . The AAA is based in Singapore .

The Council

The CAA Council consists of:

  • the Council, which is responsible for the implementation of the decisions of the Congress and is made up of
    • the president,
    • a senior vice president,
    • five vice presidents
    • 13 honorary members
    • Athlete representatives
    • a chairman of the board
    • and 10 other members; the term of office is four years.

Honorary Members:

country Surname
JapanJapan Japan Seiko Yasuda
IndonesiaIndonesia Indonesia Mohamad Hasan
China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China People's Republic of China Wen Yao Li
JapanJapan Japan Hanji Aoki
MalaysiaMalaysia Malaysia Abdullah Mohamed
ThailandThailand Thailand Charouck Arirachakaran
China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China People's Republic of China Dapeng Lou
Korea SouthSouth Korea South Korea Jung Ki-park
South AfricaSouth Africa South Africa Mohammed Abdullah Bassnawi
QatarQatar Qatar Sheikh Khalid Bin Thani al-Thani
JapanJapan Japan Hideyuki Sasaki
SyriaSyria Syria Mouafak Joumaa
ThailandThailand Thailand Lertrat Ratanavanich


The president has been Dahlan Jumaan al-Hamad from Qatar since 2013 , who replaced the Indian Suresh Kalmadi after 13 years at the helm. In the period 2019 to 2023 the following people are part of the Presidium:

Office country Surname
president QatarQatar Qatar Dahlan Jumaan al-Hamad
Senior Vice President ThailandThailand Thailand Surapong Ariyamongkol
Vice President UzbekistanUzbekistan Uzbekistan Andrei Abduvaliev
Vice President KuwaitKuwait Kuwait Mohammad Jumah
Vice President PakistanPakistan Pakistan Muhammad Akram Sahi
Vice President China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China People's Republic of China Wang Nan
Vice President JapanJapan Japan Hiroshi Yokokawa


Member associations of the AAA

country Athletics Association
AfghanistanAfghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan Athletic Federation
BahrainBahrain Bahrain Bahrain Athletics Association
BangladeshBangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh Athletic Federation
BhutanBhutan Bhutan Bhutan Amateur Athletic Federation
BruneiBrunei Brunei Brunei Amateur Athletic Association
China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China People's Republic of China Athletic Association of the People's Republic of China
Hong KongHong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association
IndiaIndia India Athletics Federation of India
IndonesiaIndonesia Indonesia Persatuan Athletics Seluruh Indonesia
IraqIraq Iraq Iraqi Amateur Athletic Federation
IranIran Iran Amateur Athletic Federation of IR Iran
JapanJapan Japan Japan Association of Athletics Federations
YemenYemen Yemen Yemen Amateur Athletic Federation
JordanJordan Jordan Jordan Athletic Federation
CambodiaCambodia Cambodia Khmer Amateur Athletics Federation
KazakhstanKazakhstan Kazakhstan Athletic Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan
QatarQatar Qatar Qatar Association of Athletics Federation
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Athletics Federation of Kyrgyz Republic
KuwaitKuwait Kuwait Kuwait Association of Athletic Federation
LaosLaos Laos Lao Amateur Athletic Federation
LebanonLebanon Lebanon Federation of Libanaise d'Athlétisme
MacauMacau Macau Associaçao de Atletismo de Macau
MalaysiaMalaysia Malaysia Malaysia Amateur Athletic Union
MaldivesMaldives Maldives Athletics Association of Maldives
MongoliaMongolia Mongolia Mongolian Athletic Federation
MyanmarMyanmar Myanmar Myanmar Track & Field Federation
NepalNepal Nepal Nepal Amateur Athletic Association
Korea NorthNorth Korea North Korea Amateur Athletic Association of DPR of Korea
OmanOman Oman Oman Athletic Association
East TimorEast Timor East Timor Federaçao Timor-Leste de Atletismo
PakistanPakistan Pakistan Athletics Federation of Pakistan
Palastina autonomous areasPalestine Palestine Palestine Athletic Federation
PhilippinesPhilippines Philippines Philippine Amateur Track & Field Association
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian Athletics Federation
SingaporeSingapore Singapore Singapore Athletic Association
Sri LankaSri Lanka Sri Lanka Athletic Association of Sri Lanka
Korea SouthSouth Korea South Korea Korea Athletics Federation
SyriaSyria Syria Syrian Arab Amateur Athletic Federation
TajikistanTajikistan Tajikistan Athletic Federation of Tajikistan
ThailandThailand Thailand Athletic Association of Thailand
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan Turkmenistan Amateur Athletic Federation of Turkmenistan
Chinese TaipeiChinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Athletics Association
UzbekistanUzbekistan Uzbekistan The Athletic Federation of Uzbekistan
United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Athletics Association
VietnamVietnam Vietnam Vietnam Athletic Federation

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