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End of Season Classic

The final meet of the abbreviated 2020-2021 Track and Field Season runs off this Saturday, July 17th @3:00pm at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex.

Olympians’ Classic 2021

After the relaxation of the COVID-19 directives for June to allow activities on Sundays, the Olympians’ Classic 2021 will now be held from Saturday, June 12th – Sunday June 13th 2021 at 3:00pm and 4:00pm respectively. All throwing events will be held at the National Stadium at 12:30pm.

Revised 2021 Season Start Date

After another delay of the start of the 2021 season due to volcanic ash across Barbados, the first meet of the track and field season runs off on Saturday, May 15th 2021.

AAB Season 2021

The AAB Season for 2021 runs off at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex with the Get Back On Track meet from April 24th – April 25th 2021.

Frank ‘Blackie’ Blackman

The board of the Athletics Association of Barbados wishes to express its sincere condolences to the family of the late Frank Eric Blackman. ‘Blackie’ was a giant of track & field in Barbados and has left indelible mark on its landscape.

The funeral and interment of the late Frank Eric Blackman (BCH) will take place on Friday, March 26th, 2021 at 10:00am. There will be live streaming of the service at the James Street Methodist church https://inlovingmemory.online/FrankBlackman.

The burial procession will proceed to the Westbury Cemetery where he will be laid to his Eternal rest.

 

Restart of the AAB Season

Technical Director, Mrs. Esther Maynard announced last night at the AAB Stakeholders’ Forum that the 2021 Competitions will get under way on April 24th, 2021. There will be seven (7) meets for the season.

AAB Stakeholders’ Forum

Barbados’ protocols as it relates to non contact sports have changed to allow the restart of competition. Therefore, the 3rd AAB Webinar is timely as the association discusses ‘The Way Forward – Return To Competition’

Join us this Saturday, March 20th at 6:00 pm to join in this important discussion.