200-plus swimmers compete at short course nationals

Action from the 2019 Fiji Swimming Short Course Age Group Nationals at the National Aquatic Centre in Laucala Bay today - Thursday, October 10, 2019. Picture: ATU RASEA

MORE than 234 athletes from nine clubs across Fiji began competition today as the 2019 Fiji Swimming Short Course Age Group Nationals at the National Aquatic Centre in Laucala Bay.

“These are the fastest age group swimmers that we have now that to reach this stage, they must have attained a qualifying time,” said Swimming Fiji president David Dugu.

“Although a small number of the swimmers have stepped up to the challenge, we expect stiff competition over the next three days.”

Teams comprise of swimmers from Lautoka, Suva and Nadi.

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