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Monday 2 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Young Tongan swimmers competed in the 12th Oceania Swimming Championships held on June 25 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
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Monday 2 October 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 60-year-old male tourist from Poland who was swept out at sea while out swimming at the White Sands Beach Resort in Fo’ui yesterday, was rescued by a local fishing boat in the area.
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Monday 3 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
World Aquatics Day was celebrated at Fua’amotu Beach by residents of Pelehake Village with a barbeque after completing a six-week Learn to Swim Program, which also trained five swimming teachers under the same program.
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Tuesday 4 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan team of four young swimmers will compete at the Apolima Strait Crossing, a 22.3km open water swim from Upolu Island to Savaii in Samoa on 11 April.
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Friday 3 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Finau ‘Ohuafi (15) and Noelani Day (13) achieved their personal best when they represented Tonga at the FINA 5km New Zealand Open Water Championships in Lake Taupo, on 15 January.
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Wednesday 18 January 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Soane 'Ata'ata (21) drowned at Laulea Beach at Fatumu, Tongatapu on Saturday afternoon, January 14, the first drowning recorded this year in Tonga.
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Thursday 15 December 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A man aged in his 30s drowned on Wednesday, December 14 when he tried to save a 13-year-old boy who was being sucked into a hole on a fringing reef, while swimming at Fotua Beach in Kala’au, Tongatapu, during a camping trip by LDS youth of Te'ekiu.
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Monday 5 September 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tonga’s first female Olympic swimmer, Irene Prescott, counts her experience in Rio as invaluable saying “it was an extreme challenge and nerve racking to race with the best swimmers in the world”. The experience has inspired her to continue on her journey of improving her swimming technique and to compete in future world competitions.
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Monday 15 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three young Tongan swimmers have placed in the top ten in a series of open water swimming events, held this month in Samoa.
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Saturday 13 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan swimmer Irene Prescott (22) finished fifth in her heat for the Women’s 50m freestyle at the Olympics Acquatic Stadium today August 13 (Brazil time), with a time of 28.68 seconds.
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Sunday 7 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan swimmer Amini Tuitavake Fonua (26) came fifth in Heat 1 with a time of 1:06.40 in the 100 metres Men's Breaststroke event at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday August 6. The best 8 of 46 swimmers will go through to the next phase. No one from Amini's heat will go through to the Olympic final.
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Thursday 21 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven athletes will represent Tonga at the Rio Olympic Games, starting on 5 August, competing in the fields of Archery, Track, Swimming and Taekwondo.
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Monday 14 December 2015

Auckland, New Zealand
Four teenage swimmers from Tonga's Malolo Swimming Club completed the 2.9km Auckland Harbour Crossing on Saturday, 12 December, paving the way for their participation in future Ocean Swim competitions, said Vila Day, the coach and manager of the team.
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Monday 5 August 2013
Barcelona, Spain
Three Australian-based Tongan swimmers Ifalemi Sau-Paea, Irene Prescott and Charissa Panuve have competed in the FINA World Championships (International Swimming Federation) in Barcelona, Spain, which ended yesterday after of two-weeks of competition.
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Wednesday 8 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Amini Fonua, Tonga’s Olympian swimmer and flag-bearer at the London Olympic Games last year is becoming recognised in his sporting success as an “Openly gay athlete”.
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Friday 22 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirteen young swimmers of the Malolo Swimming Club in Nuku'alofa departed for Fiji this afternoon to compete in a one day LC Grand Prix Series on Saturday, February 23.
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Monday 30 July 2012
London, United Kingdom
Swimmer 'Amini Fonua won his heat in the men's 100m breaststroke event and clocked in the 41st fastest time in the world at the London Olympics on Saturday July 28.
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Wednesday 6 October 2010
Delhi, India
'Amini Fonua, Tonga's only swimmer in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi qualified for the semi final of the men's 100m breaststroke yesterday, October 5 with a time of 1:04.02s.
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Monday 6 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
On a perfect day for swimming, in bright sunshine and with flat seas, 28 swimmers (17 males and 11 females) took part in the 1.3 kilometer swim and 12 swimmers reached Pangaimotu in less than 30 minutes. They were accompanied by an escort boat and kayaks, starting out from the New Zealand High Commission Compound foreshore on Vuna Road.
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Sunday 11 April 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Friendly Islands Triathlon first FIT 2010 Corporate Triathlon tournament held at the American Wharf on Saturday, April 10, was won by the Hotel Nuku'alofa team of Robyn Tu'ivakano, Gerhard Sanft and 'Isi Taumoepeau.
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