Upcoming SEA Games & Budapest LC Worlds Qualifying Meets for overseas based swimmers


To qualify for the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia this August 20-25, 2017, overseas based swimmers have to clock times at any of the qualifying meets of the 17th FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest, as per the 2017 SEA Games Qualifying Guidelines released by Philippine Swimming Incorporated (PSI) last January 30 this year.

After clarifying with PSI whether overseas based swimmers can only select “one qualifying meet” as per their released guidelines; PSI has informed and confirmed with PinoySwimming dot Com that it has been changed.

Any Budapest Worlds qualifying meets between August 2016 to June 4, 2017 can now be accepted as qualifying times for the 2017 SEA Games.

Moreover, on or before March 31, overseas based swimmers are required by PSI to submit the list of the upcoming qualifying meets to PSI. They are also required to submit directly to PSI their official times clocked at the qualifying meet within two days of the meet conclusion. Swimmers may send their times to psiseagames2017@gmail.com and cc: archieclim@gmail.com and ddisini@gmail.com

The times clocked at any Budapest Qualifying meets will serve as the qualifying times for both 17th World Swimming Championships in Budapest this July, and 29th Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia this August.

Below are the list of Budapest World Championships qualifying meets in selected countries where our foreign based swimmers reside. Please note that foreign based swimmers can also swim in other World Champ qualifying meets outside the country where they reside.

Qualifying Meets in Canada :
6‑Apr‑17 – 9‑Apr‑17 : 2017 Canadian Swimming Trials, Victoria

Qualifying Meets in France :
3‑Feb‑17 – 5‑Feb‑17 : Meeting International FFN Golden Tour, Nice
3‑Mar‑17 – 5‑Mar‑17 : Meeting International FFN Golden Tour, Marseille
28‑Apr‑17 – 30‑Apr‑17 : Meeting International FFN Golden Tour, Amiens
23‑May‑17 – 28‑May‑17 : Championnats de France Elite Open, Strasbourg
17‑Jun‑17 – 18‑Jun‑17 : Meeting International Mare Nostrum, Canet en Roussillon
1‑Jul‑17 – 2‑Jul‑17 : Open de France de Natation, Chartres

Qualifying Meets in USA :
13‑Jan‑17 – 15‑Jan‑17 : Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin, Austin
2‑Mar‑17 – 4‑Mar‑17 : Arena Pro Swim Series at Indianapolis, Indianapolis
13‑Apr‑17 – 15‑Apr‑17 : Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa, Mesa
4‑May‑17 – 7‑May‑17 : Arena Pro Swim Series at Atlanta, Atlanta
1‑Jun‑17 – 4‑Jun‑17 : Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara, Santa Clara
27‑Jun‑17 – 1‑Jul‑17 : US Nationals / World Championships Trials, Indianapolis

Qualifying Meets in Asia :
9‑Mar‑17 – 12‑Mar‑17 : 53rd Malaysian Invitational Age Group Swimming Championships 2017, Melaka, MAS
14‑Mar‑17 – 19‑Mar‑17 : 48th Singapore National Age group Swimming Championships, Singapore
1‑Apr‑17 – 5‑Apr‑17 : Speedo Thailand Age Groups Swimming Championships, Bangkok, THA
3‑Apr‑17 – 7‑Apr‑17 : Kazakhstan Open Swimming Championships 2017, Aktobe City, KAZ
15‑Apr‑17 – 16‑Apr‑17 : 60th Festival of Sport – Long Course Swimming Trial, Hong Kong
Apr -17 – Apr-17 : 89th Dong-A Swimming Competition, tbc, KOR
Apr -17 – Apr-17 : Dubai International Aquatic Championships, Dubai, UAE
May -17 – May -17 : 65th KSF President Cup and KBS Cup, tbc, KOR
4-May -17 – May -17 : 60th Malaysia Open Swimming Championships 2017, Melaka, MAS
May -17 – 7-May -17 : Emirates Swimming Cup 2017, Dubai, UAE
13‑Jun‑17 – 18‑Jun‑17 : 13th Singapore National Swimming Championships, Singapore
Jun-17 – Jun-17 2017 : 18 Division 1 Long Course Competition part 1, Hong Kong
Jul-17 – Jul-17 2017 : 18 Division 1 Long Course Competition part 2, Hong Kong

CLICK HERE for the List of Year 2016 to 2017 QUALIFYING MEETS WORLDWIDE as released by FINA.

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