22-member swim team selected for Oceania championship

Swami Vivekananda College and Barracudas club swimmer Taichi Vakasama is among those selected to represent Fiji to the 12th Oceania Swimming Championship. Picture: FT FILE/Reinal Chand

THE Fiji swimming association has selected a 22-member team for the 12th Oceania Swimming Championship to be held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, later this month.
The team includes some big names such as Taichi Vakasama, Temafa Yalimaiwai, sisters Rosemary and Cheyene Rova, Jodie Puamau and upcoming star Moana Wind.
Participating at the Oceania Swimming Championship is part of Fiji Swimming’s preparations for next year’s Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa.

Men:

Taichi Vakasama – BARRACUDAS, Tevita Fotofili – BARRACUDAS, Oakley Johns – BARRACUDAS, Jason Requina – BARRACUDAS, Damien Kitione – BARRACUDAS, Mosese Bobi – BARRACUDAS, Temafa Yalimaiwai – TRITONS, Netani Ross -MAKO, Calum Lobendahn – BABALE, Kalen Eyre – DOLPHINS, Epeli Rabua – DOLPHINS, James Kado – ORCA, Hefu Erasito – ORCA

Women:

Cheyenne Rova – BARRACUDAS, Rosemarie Rova – BARRACUDAS, Rokowati Mara – BARRACUDAS, Ella Rasau – BARRACUDAS, Jodie Puamau – BARRACUDAS, Yolani Blake – MAKO, Moana Wind – ORCA, Jane Smith – ORCA, Marion Kotobalavu – DOLPHINS