Fiji Time: 5:59 PM on Tuesday 28 June

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Milestone achievement

Maciu Malo
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

FORMER national butterfly 100m swimming champion Dennis Miller has achieved a milestone after being appointed a member of the executive committee of the International Governing Body for the Sport of Aquatics.

Fiji Swimming president Jerome Kado said this was a great achievement not only for Miller as an individual but also for both Fiji and the Oceania region.

"It reflects and further strengthens Fiji's capability and potential to contribute more to regional and international sports," said Kado.

Miller joins FINA president and IOC member from Uruguay Dr Julio Maglione, European Swimming Federation president Paolo Barelli from Italy, FINA treasurer Pipat Paniangvait from Thailand and African Swimming Confederation president and IOC member in South Africa, Sam Ramsamy, on the FINA executive.

The appointment followed FINA's decision last year to expand its executive committee to include representatives of all five continental associations.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63240.6134
JPY 50.054747.0547
GBP 0.36450.3565
EUR 0.43860.4266
NZD 0.69770.6647
AUD 0.66220.6372
USD 0.48560.4686

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th June 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Early morning catch wows crowd at Labasa fish market
  2. Body parts
  3. Vidiri to join Chiefs, Crusaders super game
  4. Laisa Simone, 16, is missing; police searching
  5. Police probe 'mistreatment'
  6. New software to ease traffic
  7. Hotel reopens after TC Winston
  8. Fiji, choice for film
  9. OHS report queried
  10. Bid for full membership

Top Stories this Week

  1. Hayne works on 'God's call' Friday (24 Jun)
  2. Police confirm discovery at Natadola beach Friday (24 Jun)
  3. 12 families homeless Wednesday (22 Jun)
  4. Resignation threat Saturday (25 Jun)
  5. Rabuka in Saturday (25 Jun)
  6. 2016-2017 Budget: The major drivers of economic growth Thursday (23 Jun)
  7. INTERPOL assists with Natadola gruesome discovery, missing couple Monday (27 Jun)
  8. Police probe body parts find Saturday (25 Jun)
  9. Strive for gold Friday (24 Jun)
  10. Early morning catch wows crowd at Labasa fish market Tuesday (28 Jun)