CAPAS, Tarlac – Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) on Wednesday announced that President Terry Capistrano has been voted to the Asian Athletic Association (AAA) council.

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

Sixteen domestic athletics officials have been nominated for the AAA council.

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

The AAA council election happened during the ongoing Asian Athletics Championships in Bangkok.

Capistrano, along with the seven other newly elected officials, will serve in the AAA council for four years until 2027. (PNA)