Oceania Athletics Association now have a new president.
Northern Marianas Athletics official Robin Sapong has been elected as the new president of the Oceania Athletics Association.
Sapong, who is NMA’s secretary general, is elected as area president of the region following a Special Congress attended by OAA-member federations yesterday at the OAA headquarters in Gold Coast, Australia.
Sapong replaced Norfolk Islands’ Geoff Garder, who served as OAA head for 13 years.
With his election as area president, Sapong will also have a seat at the World Athletics Council, bringing OAA’s representative to the group to three.
Sapong will oversee OAA’s affairs until 2023 and vows to work with the region’s local federations, its partners/supporters, and other stakeholders in strengthening the sport’s program.