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From Fiji Village (7 July 2009)

Swimmers head to Rome

The Fiji Swimming Association has named six swimmers that will be competing at the 2009 FINA World Swimming Championships in Rome starting at the end of this month.

Douglas Miller, Elaijie Erasito and Paul Elaisa are in the boy’s team while Tieri Erasito, Cheyenne Rova and Adele Rova will be part of the girl’s team.

Team coach Maftoa Pene said prior to the World Championships, the six swimmers will attend a 5 day staging camp with the Palau swim team in Liverpool, UK.

The camp has been organized by the North West Development Agency under the agreement between the Agency and the Oceania National Olympic Committee, which aims to provide opportunities for Oceania swimmers to prepare for the London 2012 Olympic Games.