Swimmers take on 10K OWS

November 8, 2014 - National Coach Billy Brown along with national swimmers Romellen Maido and Roylin Akiwo and PSA Board member Holly Zinchefsky made Palau swimming history today by swimming a 10K round trip to "small island" from the seaplane ramp in Meyuns.more



Information on 7-8 June, 2014 Inter-Rock Island Swim

Experience Palau at its water-logged best! Join the Palau Swimming Association in partnership with Palau Pacific Resort, Sam�s Tours Palau, Koror State Government and Palau National Olympic Committee and enjoy a sail, beach barbecue and open ocean swim between Rock Islands.

Two options available...more

2014 Etpison Cup Results (May 10)

In beautiful weather and calm water swimmers dove off the dock behind the Drop Off Bar and Grill and swam an out-and-back along the opposing rock island, Long Island. Most of the national team, heavily training for the upcoming Micronesian Games in Pohnpei, raced the 2500M.more

2014 May & June Schedule

See also our monthly calendars for May and June.

1. Saturday, May 10 - Open Water Swim as part of the Etpison Cup

2. Saturday, June 7 - Palau Open Water Swim at PPR; Sunday, June 8 - Inter-Rock Island Swim

3. Other newsmore

April 2014 Open Water Swim / Sprint Triathlon

The Palau Swimming Association (PSA) and Belau Triathlon Federation (BTF) teamed up again on 12 Apr 2014 to host a combined open water swim and sprint triathlon event at the Meyuns Ramp. In perfectly calm waters, swimmers competed in 500m, 1000m, 1500m, 3000m and 5000m distances while the triathletes swam 500m, biked 10km and ran 5km...more

February 2014 Open Water Swim / Sprint Triathlon

The 2014 Open Water Swim events got off to a good start on February 1st at the Meyuns seaplane ramp. Under clear skies and relatively calm seas, 500 meter, 1.5K, 3K and 5K events were offered. See photo for a few of the organizers and participants. On Feb 20, the first 2014 pool challenge or "Bemesemau" was also a great success with 26 participating swimmers.more

FILM - Palau Reflect on the World Swimming Champs

Two swimmers from the World Championships in Barcelona reflect on their time at the competition. Dirngulbai Moreyna Misech and Osisang Dibech Chilton, two swimmers from Palau, developed both their swimming skills and competition experience.more


It was the turn of the third and final member of the Palauan swimming team to take to the pool on the morning of Day 5 of the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona.more


Shawn Wallace swam the Men’s 100m Freestyle on the morning of the 15th FINA World Championships’ 4th day of swimming, representing his country of birth, Palau. Despite missing his personal best by 2.27 seconds, Shawn remained upbeat after the race and is looking ahead to his next event, the 50m Freestyle on Fridaymore

Palau Swimmers Perform Well in Dubai 2010

Swimmers Osisang Chilton and Nelson Masang recently competed in the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships in Dubai, U.A.E. 


Maria Gibbons Carries Youth Olympic Torch

Maria Gibbons was honored to have been selected as one of the torchbearers to carry the 1st Youth Olympic Games flame for the Oceania Region on Saturday, Aug. 13 in Singapore.more

Palau Sends Swimmer to 1st Youth Olympics

Maria Gibbons is in Singapore representing Palau at the 1st Youth Olympic Games. She will compete in the 50m and 100m Freestyle events. Maria also has the honor of being a torchbearer on August 13 at this historic event. Palau Swimming wishes Maria all the best!

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Swimming Competition Ends on High Note

Swimming events have now finished and several Micro Games records were broken. Athletes, coaches, managers and officials all agreed that the events were a great success.more

Palau Bags Gold in Micro Games 2010

Palau Swim Team has earned 18 medals after 2 days of competition in the Micro Games 2010. The women's relay team swam for back to back gold medals in the 200 meter Medley relay and the 800 meter Free relay on Monday night.more

PSA Makes Final Preparations for Micro Games Swim Events

Palau Swimming Association is putting the final touches on the pool to make sure everything is ready for the Micro Games.more

Palau Swimming Association gearing up for 2010 Micro Games

See docouments section for Swimming Manual, Preliminatry Entry Forms and Schedule.more

Palau Participates in 8th Oceania Championships, Samoa

Palau swimmers participate in open water swim (OWS) on Monday, June 21, 2010.more

Palau Swimming Association holds 2010 Annual General Meeting

The Palau Swimming Association held its annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday, January 14th featuring board elections.more

Palau's Participation in 2009 Jr. Pan Pacs

The Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships were completed earlier this week at Leo Palace Resort on Guam where over 30 Pan Pac records were broken over the 4 days of pool competition. There were 189 swimmers who showed their very best during the competition. Maria Gibbons was Palau’s sole swimmer at the Championships where she competed in the 200 meter freestyle finishing in a time of 2:38.55, the 100 meter freestyle, finishing first in her heat in 1:09.61 and the 50 meter freestyle finishing in 30.62. While not medaling, Gibbons made personal bests in each of her events showing that constant practice and hard work in the pool pays off.more

Palau's Participation in 7th Oceania Championships

Yobech and Gibbons participate in 7th Oceania Championships in Christchurchmore
Swimmers diving into action for Belau Games 2007

Belau Games 2007 results

For the full tally of medals and swimming results of the 2007 Belau Games, go to the Competition Results section.more

Palau participates in 12th FINA World Championship

Three young swimmers, Sikosang Yobech, Maria Gibbons and Isao Misech participated in the 12th FINA World Championships held in Melbourne, Australia in March, 2007. Accompanied by Coach Tina Shima, Team Leader, Senator Caleb Otto and Team Support, Annabel Lyman, the team fared well and shared the pools with the world's best.more

Belau Games Schedule & Results

For Schedules and Results of the 2006 Belau Games Swimming Competition, go to the DOCUMENTS sectionmore
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Notice Board

Annual events:  June - Open Water Swim at PPR & Inter-Rock Island swim  /// November - Palau National Olympic & Sprint Triathlon

Monthly events:  Besemau (Time Trial) - see monthly calendar /// Open Water Swim (500m-5km) /// Triathlon (some months, see

See posts or email / call for more information on events.

Palau National Swimming Pool: Palau's 6-lane, 25-meter National Pool is open to the public. We offer swim lessons, water aerobics, a baby pool, lap swimming, monthly time trials and monthly open water swims. Call/email for more info.

Hours: 6-7:30am; 3-7pm (text/call to confirm: 778-8346) Rates: Adults $1, Children $0.50. Annual Passes available. More info: contact judybusterotto @

PSA Annual General Meeting was held January 30, 2014 installing new Board officers and members.

Welcome to Palau Coach Billy Brown!