Oceania Swimming

Oceania Swimming

XII Oceania Swimming Championships
The XII Oceania Swimming Championships are currently underway in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

The official Championships website is: https://www.oceania2018png.org/
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Water Polo Donations
Water Polo equipment donated to the OSA during the FINA Intercontinental Cup in Auckland earlier this year has been provided to the Cook Islands and Northern Marianas Swimming Federations to promote the game in their islands.
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The Very First Vanuatu National Swimming Team
On April 7th the Vanuatu Swim Team headed to Fiji for their first ever overseas tour and compete in the Fiji Long Course Grand Prix at Damodar Aquatic Centre. The team was made up of 8 boys and 1 girl. 8 swimmers have come through the Let’s Swim learn to swim curriculum and are now representing their country for the first time. It is a very proud moment for Vanuatu Aquatics Federation as a lot of
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SSF Eyes on Oceania and Team Samoa for PNG June 2018
Oceania Swim Championships are coming up this June 2018. So far, the team has 6 committed swimmers to compete against the best from around the region including Australia and New Zealand.
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Saipan International Meet
The Saipan International Meet was held on March 23 & 24 at the Kan Pacific pool in Marpi, Saipan. This annual meet brings together teams from all over Micronesia for two days of pool events, ending with an ocean swim in the picturesque waters in the Saipan Lagoon.
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14 Year Old Tongan Swimmer Youngest Person to Conquer the 22.3km Apolima Strait Solo Swim
On Friday, April 6, 2018, Noelani Day, Age 14, from Holonga Tongatapu made history by becoming the youngest person to ever attempt and complete the 22.3km Apolima Strait solo swim. The Apolima Strait is the longest ocean swim in the Southern Hemisphere and is notorious for the strong currents that run between Upolu and Savaii Islands in Samoa.
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Taking Centre Stage on the Competition Platform
The THEODIST Championships, an annual prestigious event on the Papua New Guinea Swimming Inc calendar, provided a competition platform for our 65 swimmers representing the Lae Swim Club, Boroko Swim Club and PNG Masters Club.
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Palau Schools Boating in from Afar for Championships
On April 20th, Palau Swimming Association hosted its second annual “All Elementary Schools Swimming Championships” that was open to all of the public and private schools across Palau. This was an amazing swim meet as we had 115 swimmers from across Palau participating in this event.
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A Big Jump Forward
Let’s Swim Fiji, funded by the Australian Government through the Pacific Sports Partnerships, has seen our first quarter of 2018 work with sixteen primary schools
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Greater Lengths
In the pool at Gold Coast 2018, the Pacific Islands are being represented by more nations than in any other previous Commonwealth Games. On the surface, this hints at a growing prominence for swimming across the islands, where the importance of learning how to swim is still underemphasised. So, are positive steps actually being taken to improve the state of Pacific swimming, or do the competing at
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Calendar of Events

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Positive Sports Coaching

OSFO have partnered with the Oceania Australia Foundation and Matt Scholes of Positive Sports Coaching to create a FREE 30 min online course that introduces Positive Sports Coaching.

This course teaches coaches how to raise the optimism, resilience and wellbeing of their athletes to enable them to reach their potential.

Click Here to complete the course.

Click Here to watch our Launch

OSFO Updates

2015 OSFO/ONOC GENERAL ASSEMBLIES, ASSOCIATED MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS - GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL, SUVA FIJI - APRIL 29th - MAY 3rd.

April 30th - UNESCO meeting 

May 1st - OSFO General Assembly 9-12

              - Sports marketplace all day

May 2nd - ONOC General Assembly all day

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