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Fiji wins bid to host Oceania Swimming

26 August 2015

SUVA, (FIJI TV) - Fiji has won the bid to host the Oceania Swimming Championships next year.

Fiji Sports Council chairman Peter Mazey said this is also an Olympic games qualifying event.

Other swimming disciplines included in the championship are synchronized, long distance, and water polo.

“Next year is going to be one of the best years we’ve ever had, only this week we got, it was confirmed that Fiji won the bid to host the Oceania swimming it is conditional, along the swimming pool being up-graded and that’s one of our big plans and we will be working on that within the next few months, that event is likely to be a qualifying event for Rio it will be in June and the big thing about that is Oceania swimming includes Hawaii, Guam, Australia, New Zealand and if they all come because it is the qualifier for Rio it’s going to be a huge event, could be 2 weeks event,” said Peter Mazey, Chairman, Fiji Sports Commission.


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