Beijing Olympics Qualifying Events Released By FINA

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 22. RECENTLY, FINA released the qualifying events for swimming at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

2007: Mar 17-Apr 1 12th FINA World Championships Melbourne AUS

Africa and Americas
Jul 11-23 9th All African Games Algiers ALG
May 10-13 Bahamas 2007 Nationals Nassau BAH
May 25-27 17th Aquatic Centre International Bridgetown BAR
Apr 6-11 XXII CARIFTA 2007 Swimming Competition Kingston JAM
Mar 27-31 Spring Championships East Meadow, NY USA
May 17-20 Eric Namesnik Memorial Ann Arbor, MI USA
May 25-27 Speedo Grand Challenge Irvine, CA USA
Jun 7-10 Charlotte Grand Prix Charlotte, NC USA
Jun 14-17 TYR Meet of Champions Mission Viejo, CA USA
Jun 28-Jul 1 Santa Clara International Santa Clara, CA USA
Jul 12-15 Janet Evans Invitational Los Angeles, CA USA
Jul 31-Aug 4 US Nationals Indianapolis, IN USA
Aug 6-10 Speedo Junior Championships Indianapolis, IN USA
Dec 2 USA Swimming Natl. Invitational Atlanta, GA USA

2008
Mar 11-17 LC Nationals Bridgetown BAR
May 30-Jun 1 Aquatic Centre International Bridgetown BAR
Jul Swimming Centro-American
& Mexican Championships CAMEX San Jose CRC
Apr 3-6 Stanford Grand Prix Stanford, CA USA
Apr 24-27 TYR Meet of Champions Mission Viejo, CA USA
May 15-18 Santa Clara International Santa Clara, CA USA
May 23-25 Speedo Grand Challenge Irvine, CA USA
Jun 5-8 Mutual of Omaha Swimvitational Omaha, NE USA
Jun 5-8 Charlotte Grand Prix Charlotte, NC USA
Jun 29-Jul 6 US Olympic Trials Omaha, NE USA

ASIA
2007
Apr 14-15 Festival of Sports Olympic Time Trial I Hong Kong HKG
Jun Division 1 (Part 1) LC Competition Hong Kong HKG
Jul Division 1 (Part 2) LC Competition Hong Kong HKG
Aug Division 1 (Part 3) LC Competition Hong Kong HKG
Sep 3rd HKG Open Swimming Championships Hong Kong HKG
Nov 2-4 HKG Age Group LC Swimming Championships Hong Kong HKG
Apr 5-8 National Swimming Championships Narashino, Chiba JPN
Aug 21-24 International Swim Meet 2007 Narashino, Chiba JPN
2008
Apr 19-20 Festival of Sports Olympic Time Trial II Hong Kong HKG
Jun Division 1 (Part 1) LC Competition Hong Kong HKG
Jul Division 1 (Part 2) LC Competition Hong Kong HKG

EUROPE
2007
Jul 7-12 Danish Open Aarhus DEN
Apr 12-15 Open Swimming Championships Cadiz ESP
Jun 13-14 XVIII Internacional "Ciutat de Barcelona" Barcelona ESP
Jul 24-27 Summer Swimming Championships Barcelona ESP
Dec 19-22 Winter Swimming Championships Gijon ESP
Jun 4-9 12th Games of the Small States of Europe Monte Carlo MON
Jun 16-17 XXV International Meeting Monte Carlo Monte Carlo MON
Jun 23-24 Trophy Belgrade 2007 Belgrade SRB
Aug 3-5 National Championships Belgrade SRB
May 10-13 Swiss National Championships Zurich SUI
Jul 12-15 Juniors Swiss Championships Lancy SUI
Jul 20-22 Open Swiss Championships Arbon SUI
May 25 – 27 Grand Prix Slovakia Bratislava SVK
Jul 06 – 08 Slovak Open National Championships Bratislava SVK

2008
Apr 10-13 Polish National Championships Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski POL
May 15-18 National Championships Geneva SUI

OCEANIA
2007
Apr 20-22 National Championships Suva FIJ
2008
May National Championships Suva FIJ

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