Oceania Swimming

Oceania Swimming

Swimming towards success
AN exciting weekend of competition in Lae was witnessed by all who attended the 2018 TNT National Short Course Swimming Championships over the weekend of 21-23 September. After a 6 year spell of not having the event in Lae PNGSI thanked the Lae Amateur Swimming Club and its executives for hosting the Championship in 2018. This prestigious annual event on the PNGSI calendar brought together our
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Vanuatu invests efforts in coach development
Vanuatu Aquatics have been very busy with exciting new projects in the works. We have had the opportunity to take part in 2 FINA development clinics where we have had a professional in water polo and Swimming come to Port Vila to work with our coaches. Our water polo and swimming programs coaches have benefited greatly from these opportunities and we look forward to taking part in plenty more clin
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PAPUA New Guinea Swimming Inc. (PNGSI) hosted the 12th Oceania Championship from the 25-30 June, 2018 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea in partnership with PNG Sports Foundation. It was the Twelfth edition of the FINA sanctioned biennial championships under the direction of Oceania Swimming Association.
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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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Positive Sports Coaching

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OSFO Updates


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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