Bahamas Names Executive Team For IAAF World Relays


Above: the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The Executive Members of the IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2014 have been officially announced to the public.

The group, which was announced during a recent press conference at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium, include Keith Parker, who will serve as executive chairman of the IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2014 Local Organizing Committee.

The event, which will be held on May 24 and 25 of 2014, will be the biggest sporting event in the history of Nassau, bringing together some of the world’s best athletes.

Mike Sands, BAAA president, has been named Vice Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee, while Grafton Ifill Jr has been named executive administrator.

Lionel Haven will serve as managing director; he will be responsible for overall management, leadership and operational activities of the LOC, according to the organization.

Parker said the event would require more than 500 event volunteers and over 100 organizing committee members.

He said the event would “remind the world that the Bahamas is now a major destination for world-class sporting events.”