Oceania Swimming

Oceania Swimming

2018 Oceania Championships Update
Dear Federations,

An update on the OSA Swimming Championships in PNG.
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Fiji Swimming 2018 Competition Calendar
Attached is 2018 Fiji Swimming Competition Calendar
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Letter from the OSA Executive - FINA Bureau Update
An update on regional activities and FINA Committees and Panels (2017-2021)
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FINA approves 18 Clinics for Oceania
FINA, the International Swimming Federation, has approved 18 clinics across 10 countries for the 2018 calendar year.
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Pini Swims Under World Record at FINA Masters
THE Papua New Guinea Masters Swim team made history this month by competing for the first time at the 17th FINA World Masters Swimming Championships held in Budapest, Hungary from the 14th to the 20th August 2017. Our two swimmers Ryan Pini and Ashley Seeto who competed at the Championships contested in 5 and 4 events respectively.
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FROM LITTLE THINGS, BIG THINGS GROW
Five years ago when Frank Vira, the Senior Development Officer for Vanuatu Aquatics, began teaching swimming with a group of 11 children he knew it was just the beginning. “I knew it was going to be the start of something good,”
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Training Camp was Opportunity of the Year for Palau in Budapest
Team Palau was invited to the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary this past summer. The team consisted of three swimmers - Osisang Chilton, Shawn Wallace, and first-time participant, Noel Keane. This meet is always a great meet for Team Palau, and this one was one of the country’s best yet.
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Top finish for swimming
TEAM Fiji swimming coach Sharon Smith is happy with her team's performance at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

The team managed 11 open national records, 25 personal best (PBs) from 29 individual events and featured in six finals.
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Kings Swimming Donates Container’s Worth of Equipment to Let’s Swim
Living in the Pacific, far removed from large industrial countries can be a challenge when trying to stock learn to swim programs with kickboards and other swimming equipment. Not only is it difficult to get equipment to the Pacific, but the cost of equipment plus the shipping costs can be prohibitive. Let’s Swim, funded under the Pacific Sports Partnership by the Australian Government, provides s
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LET’S SWIM KEEPS IT FRESH IN MELBOURNE
While all eyes were set on the pool at the FINA World Championships in Budapest this month, Let’s Swim staff from Tonga Swimming and Fiji Swimming were huddled around a large shower curtain hanging on the wall of Swimming Australia’s board room in Melbourne while discussing their next steps for 2017 and 2018.
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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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