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PM: More Swim Facilities

Government plans to build more swimming facilities throughout the country. This was announced by the Prime Minister Voreqe Banimarama while opening the 11th Oceania Swimming Championships at Damodar City Aquatic
21 Jun 2016 15:48
PM: More Swim Facilities

Government plans to build more swimming facilities throughout the country.

This was announced by the Prime Minister Voreqe Banimarama while opening the 11th Oceania Swimming Championships at Damodar City Aquatic Centre in Suva last night.

Bainimarama said swimming was becoming a first tier sport in Fiji and rapidly gaining in popularity.

“We are increasingly boosting our profile in international sports by attracting major sporting events like this to Fiji, with all the benefits for our economy and our regional and global image,”he said.

“My Government is steadily upgrading sporting facilities across the nation and part of that means building more swimming pools to enable competitive events to take place in our smaller towns.”

Meanwhile, FINA president Julio  Maglione  wished the participants all the best as this is the qualifying event for the Rio Olympics in August. Competition starts at 10am today. Edited by Osea Bola

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