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Terry Capistrano named into Asian athletics council

Terry Capistrano.
By Ivan Saldajeno

CAPAS--Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association president Terry Capistrano will become part of the Asian Athletic Association council.

PATAFA announced on Wednesday that Capistrano has been voted to the eight-man council out of 16 candidates.

Capistrano finished second in the election, garnering 33 votes out of 43 eligible voting countries, one shy of the top vote-getter.

Lord Sebastian Coe, the president of World Athletics, oversaw the voting proceedings.

Capistrano, along with the rest of the newly-elected officials, will serve in the AAA council for four years until 2027.

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