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Swimming at the 1999 South Pacific Games

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Location  Guam

Swimming at the 1999 South Pacific Games took place in Agana, the capital of Guam, at the Southern High School Pool between 30 May and 5 June 1999. It was the eleventh edition of the South Pacific Games. Men's and women's open water events of 5 kilometres were introduced in 1999, with swimmers from American Samoa, Fiji, Guam, New Caledonia, Northern Marianas, Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, and Tahiti competing.

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Men

New Caledonia dominated the men's events, winning 14 of the 17 races. Olivier Saminadin collected a personal tally of 13 gold medals including the 5 km open water event.

Women

New Caledonia won 8 of the 17 women's events. Fiji won 6 gold medals due to the performance of Caroline Pickering. Lara Grangeon won the 5 km open water event.

Participating countries

Swimmers from 9 countries were entered in the swimming events at the 1999 Games. The teams were:

References

Swimming at the 1999 South Pacific Games Wikipedia


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