Fiji Time: 10:34 PM on Thursday 28 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Dolphers to join swim event

Zanzeer Singh
Monday, May 26, 2014

A total of 39 students from Drasa Primary School of Lautoka will participate in the National School's Swimming Championships which starts in Suva this Friday.

Known as the Drasa Dolphers, the team was formed to promote swimming as a lifelong sport for the schoolchildren and to provide them a pathway to join a club.

Team spokesperson Edward Work said they strived to empower every swimmer, regardless of age or ability, to reach their highest personal potential as an athlete and a person.

"Swimming is regarded as one of the most competitive sports in the world," Work said.

"We would like to thank Fiji Water, Fiji Chemical and all other sponsors for their generosity.

"Our hearty thanks go out to the donors, hardworking committee, teachers, parents, the coach and volunteers for their endless support.

"We would also like to thank the Northern Club committee, management and its members for allowing our children to train at their pool.

"Our goal is to team up with the local businesses and supporters of swimming in our community to offer our children fun and rewarding experiences in the sport," he added.








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 0.64250.6235
JPY 51.950448.9504
GBP 0.36730.3593
EUR 0.44050.4285
NZD 0.69550.6625
AUD 0.65390.6289
USD 0.48920.4722

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Chilling out in Chile
  2. Tourist 'was reckless'
  3. Rent price concerns
  4. Priced out
  5. Missing livestock mystery
  6. 10-year jail term for sex exploitation
  7. $30m dividend record
  8. Ministry to upskill teachers
  9. Row over clean-up
  10. Social site users warned

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  2. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)
  3. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  5. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  6. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  7. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  8. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  9. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)
  10. Mum rises above limits Wednesday (27 Jul)