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Brandon Schuster

Rio 2016 - Schuster joins the Olympic family

‘Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.’more
Giordan Harris

RIO 2016 - Harris hungry for more after Personal Best Performance

On Day 6 of the Games of the 31st Olympiad, the focus turned to the Olympic Aquatics Centre for the Marshall Islands with Giordan Harris under the World’s spotlight in the 50m Freestyle.more
Colleen Furgeson

RIO 2016 - Furgeson Breaks Records on Her Way to Heat Win

Day seven of the swimming competition saw 17-year-old Colleen Ferguson break her personal best on her way to winning Heat 4 of the Women’s 50m Freestyle. Her time of 28.19 seconds left her delighted.more
Evelina Afoa

RIO 2016 - EVELINA LIVES THE OLYMPIC DREAM FOR SAMOAN SWIMMING

It’s been a long road since Samoan swimmer Evelina Afoa’s first appearance on a world stage at the 2013 FINA Swimming World Championships to competing in the Rio Olympics on Sunday 7th August.



17 year old Evelina made her Olympic debut in the Women’s 100m Backstroke event at the Olympic Aquatic Stadium in Rio.more
Irene Prescott

Rio 2016 - Tongan Irene Prescott Post Race Interview

Irene competed on Day 7 of the Rio Olympics in the 50m freestyle event. She clocked 28.68 seconds in the sprint event. This was just outside the 22 year old’s personal best.more

Australian Olympic Team, Rio 2016

World Champions, Olympians and exciting young debutants will get the chance to prove themselves in the pool at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, after being selected on to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.more

New Zealand Swim Team, Rio 2016

New Zealand will be represented by 8 pool swimmers and 1 Open Water Swimmer at the Rio Olympic Games.more

Pacific Island Swimmers, Rio 2016

FINA has confirmed Rio 2016 universality entries for 17 swimmers from 9 Pacific Islands..more

Full Results, XI Oceania Swimming Championships

Full Results, XI Oceania Swimming Championships, Suva, Fiji 2016more

New OSA Executive Board

The newly elected Executive Board of the Oceania Swimming Association for 2016 - 2020 met today in Suva.

Pictured L-R: Liz Wells (Hon. Treasurer), Ron Clarke (Hon. Secretary), Dennis Miller (President), Matt Dunn (Vice President) and Judy Otto (Member)more

2016 Oceania Swimming Championships

Results can be found at http://www.foxsportspulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=1-11356-0-0-0&sID=382031more

Swimming NZ Awards

Noel Hargrave-Booth was named Coach of the Year by Swimming New Zealand (SNZ) at its 2016 Awards held this past Saturday (April 2) in Auckland. Swimmer of the Year honors went to Lauren Boyle, while Open Water Swimmer of the Year went to Kane Radford and Disability Swimmer of the Year went to Sophie Pascoe.more

Aquatics Programme Coordinator - Vanuatu

Help Vanuatu Aquatic Federation to improve its learn-to-swim program and improve water safety for ni-Vanuatu children and youth.more

PACIFIC GAMES DVD

Access to copies of DVD of Pacific Games can be made by contacting Lesieli Vete at EMTV either on email lvete@emtv.com.pg or phone number +675 71922007 to order the Pacific Games DVDs.more

PNG Newsletter

The latest Newsletter from PNG Swimming..more

Full Pacific Games results

At the link you will be able to download the full Pacific Games results from Port Moresby.more

Films - 2015 World Swimming Championships

Watch a selection of films produced by The Reporters' Academy at the 2015 World Swimming Championships in Kazan. Featuring Cook Islands, PNG & Samoa teams.more

FINAL DAY OF COMPETITION FOR PACIFIC ISLANDS SEES MORE PERSONAL BESTS FOR FSM AND NORTHERN MARIANAS

Day 7 saw the Pacific island swimmers bring down the curtain on their World Championships with ten swimmers from seven countries competing in nine events. There was just time to collect a couple more personal bests and a chance to reflect on the successes and challenges of the week, whilst having an eye on future plans.more
GUM Stephens 50m freestyle

NORTHERN MARIANAS AND PALAU REAP REWARDS ON DAY 6 OF WORLDS

Day 6 was the busiest day yet with no fewer than sixteen Pacific island swimmers hunting out personal bests and national records for their nine respective countries. Once again, a lot of the swimmers can point to successes gained on the world stage, including national records and personal bests, as their thoughts and training plans begin to turn toward qualification for the 2016 Olympic games in Rmore
FIJ Buadromo 100m Freestyle

PANUVE AND FURGESON TAKE THE HONOURS FOR TONGA AND THE MARSHALLS

There were five swimmers from Oceania’s Pacific islands competing on day five of these championships. Four appearing in a competitive Women’s 100m Freestyle, whilst Pilar Shimizu lined up in the Women’s 200m Breaststroke. Once again, personal best times were lowered in the Kazan Arena.more
NMA Sugie 100m Freestyle

Day 4 - RECORDS GALORE ON DAY 4 FOR PACIFIC ISLAND SWIMMERS

Day four was the busiest day in the pool so far for the Oceania Swimmers at these championships with seventeen swimmers competing from nine nations. No fewer than 10 personal bests and national records fell, including a historic moment for Papua New Guinea in the Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay.more
DIONISIO AUGUSTINE FSM 50M BREASTSTROKE

Day 3 - QUICK LEARNER YANAI GAINS ANOTHER BEST MARK

Day three was a relatively quiet day in the pool for the Pacific island swimmers, with just three swimmers competing. Nonetheless, it was no less challenging. Swimmers from Fiji, FSM and Northern Marianas were the latest to take the plunge and once again those supporting the region’s swimmers were not disappointed as another personal best was achieved within five minutes of the morning’s heats cmore
SAM Brandon Schuster 200m freestyle

COOK ISLANDS AND SAMOA LEAD THE WAY WITH RECORDS ON DAY 2

Another busy day in the pool at Kazan Arena for the Pacific islands. Two more records fell in the morning heats as five nations and seven swimmers performed on the world stage. There were creditable performances from others following on from the recent Pacific Games, as the swimmers asked their muscles to go for one more time in their chase to lower personal bests and national records.more
NMA Victoria Chentsova 400m Freestyle

PACIFIC ISLAND RECORDS TUMBLE ON DAY ONE OF SWIMMING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Swimming competition on day one of the 16th FINA World Championships proved to be a satisfying one for the swimmers from Oceania, with most carrying their good form from the recent Pacific Games in Port Moresby. 10 swimmers from seven island nations took to the pool on a nervous first morning of competition. Nevertheless, the nerves were soon soothed with no fewer than 5 personal bests (PB)...more

Officials clinic in Guam

The Guam Swimming Federation welcomed swimming officials over five days of training in Hagatna (GUM) 25 -31 May.more

A history of Swimming in the Pacific Islands

The attached file is large (6MB) and we thank Bill (&Jean) Sakovich for putting together a history of what is unique about our region and the Pacific Islands. Please enjoy.more
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