FINA mourns Vice-President Dennis Miller (FIJ)

FINA has learnt with immense sadness about the loss of its Vice-President Dennis Miller, from Fiji, who lost his brave fight against illness. Mr Miller was 61 years old and is survived by his wife and three children. As an administrator working behind the scenes, Dennis Miller dedicated his career to the development of Aquatics in Oceania, but also worldwide, within the FINA family. Hailing from Fiji, Miller was a former national champion in the 100m butterfly. Having studied in Australia, Mr Miller joined the Fijian Public Service and Tr... Read More

Ecole Technique Gisenyi breaks ground to win Inter-Schools Swimming Competition

Ecole Technique Gisenyi swimming team (ESTG) yesterday, showed that they are capable of growing their profiles in the sport-all they need is better preparation and opportunities to showcase their talent. The 6th edition of Inter-School Swimming Competition attracted over 200 swimmers from 25 schools teams at Green Hills Academy.  ESTG dominated the medal tally with 15 medals altogether in different age categories with 5 gold, seven silver, and four bronze.ESTG’s Cedrick Niyibizi was the hero of the day after winning gold in the... Read More

Sierra Leone RC Bank Swim For All

  La sierra Leone Swimming, la plongée et l'eau Polo Association mercredi, le 22 mai, ont lancé le bain pour toute la banque de campagne aka avec RCBank, bain au-dessus des eaux préoccupées chez le Siaka Stevens Stadium Swimming Complex à Freetown. L'objectif de ce projet est d'obtenir autant de personnes à la banque car natation possible et les fait également mises au courant des activités aquatiques. Il offrira également une option pour l'exercice cor... Read More

Sierra Leone RC Bank Swim For All Campaign

  The Sierra Leone Swimming, Diving and Water Polo Association on Wednesday, 22nd May, launched the Swim For All Campaign aka Bank with RCBank, Swim Over Troubled Waters at the Siaka Stevens Stadium Swimming Complex in Freetown.  The objective of this project is to get as many people in the bank as possible swimming and also make them acquainted with aquatic activities.   It will also offer an option for general physical bodily exercise, apart from going to the gymnasium.  Speaking at the launch, Swimming Pr... Read More

On the upward path…

CANA Zone 3 continues to grow  in depth and scope. To this end in 2018, the 4TH CANA Zone 3 Swimming Championship was held in Khartoum Sudan from 14-17 November 2018. Teams from  Kenya, Tanzania, Djibouti,  Uganda, South Sudan,, South Africa and the hosts Sudan took part in the event that was held at the  Police club Khartoum. Over 80 swimmers took part in the three day event with an average of 150 spectators in attendance daily. The inaugural open water event was held as well. The final point’s positions were as follo... Read More