Pakistan to send two swimmers to Rio

Two Pakistan swimmers will travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for this year’s Olympics as the sport’s governing body International Swimming Federation (FINA) will be giving two wild card entries to Pakistan. Pakistan Swimming Federation (PSF) Secretary Majid Waseem told The Express Tribune that the federation has sent the names of four of their best swimmers…

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National Swimmer Clinched Bronze at 92nd Japan Synchronised Swimming Championships Open

National swimmer Jacqueline Lim clinched a bronze medal at the 92nd Japan Synchronised Swimming Championships Open in Tokyo. Nine countries competed in the tournament, which served as a preliminary meet for the Rio Olympics. Brunei were up against the giants of synchronised swimming such as Canada, Australia, Kazakhstan, Great Britain, Switzerland, Indonesia and Uzbekistan. “We are…

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Swimming Federation’s talent hunt programme begins Thursday

Bangladesh Swimming Federation’s countrywide talent hunt program under the banner of Bangladesh in Search of Best Swimmers’ begins on Thursday at Syed Nazrul Islam National Swimming Complex in Mirpur. Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam is expected to inaugurate the program in the morning. The inaugural function will be chaired by President of Bangladesh Swimming Federation…

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33 swimmers picked-up from Dhaka under Talent hunt

Thirty three swimmers were initially picked-up from Dhaka District on the opening day of the Bangladesh Swimming Federation’s countrywide talent hunt program named Bangladesh in Search of Best Swimmers’ at Syed Nazrul Islam National Swimming Complex in Mirpur on Thursday.. Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam inaugurated the six-month long program on Thursday morning. The inaugural…

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National Stadium, Lagos swimming pool wears new look

The swimming pool at the National Stadium, Lagos, is wearing a new look from its former pitiable look. Tribunesport’s visit to the swimming pool on Wednesday showed that renovation work at the pool is near completion and would be ready for use in no distant time. The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, had…

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Health Benefits, Hazards of Swimming

Swimming is a leisure sport. During celebrations, people visit places, where they could engage in swimming, like beaches and pools. It is even more so for friends and families at festive seasons. Experts have noted that swimming is a healthy recreational sport, especially for the tropical climate as Nigeria, where the temperature is usually hot. Unlike…

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Hilal: Tanzania can excel in sports through swimming

Dar es Salaam. A Prominent male swimmer in the country, Hilal Hemed Hilal has said Tanzania can do well in the sport should it be well promoted. Hilal who recently won bronze medal in the African Swimming Confederation (Cana) Zone Four championship in Mauritius in butterfly 50 meters after clocking 24.56, said Tanzania has abundance of…

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10 Clubs for Kwibuka Swimming Event

Over ten clubs will compete in the sixth edition of the swimming memorial tournament slated for May 28 at Alpha Palace Hotel. The swimming competition is in line with the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Sports and Culture urging all national sports federations to organise events to remember the sportsmen and women who passed away…

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