World Athletics Day

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World Athletics Day is being celebrated by the IAAF on 7th May in the year 2022.

  • The date of World Athletics Day varies every year, this date is decided by the IAAF (International Amateur Athletic Federation).

  • The purpose of World Athletics Day is to increase awareness about sports among the people and to connect youth with sports and make them health conscious.

  • World Athletics Day was started in 1996 by the then IAAF President Primo Nebbiolo.

  • About International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) -

  • Formation- 18 July 1912 Stockholm (Sweden)

  • Headquarter- Monaco

  • Member- 214  federations

  • President- Sebastian Coe

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