2020 Philippine Swimming Calendar

A very busy season awaits the Philippine Swimming community as Philippine Swimming Incorporated (PSI) releases the Philippine Swimming Calendar for Season 2020.

Membership application and renewal have already started last January 10, and is set to end on February 10, 2020; wherein PSI is scheduled to release the names of the approved teams and members five days after.

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Cut-Off Times of the 2020 Philippine Swimming Rankings

Without a doubt, Philippine Swimming has logged in a great season last year. Thus, PinoySwimming dot Com has again set the bar even higher this 2020 Season, trusting and believing that Filipino swimmers will continue it’s impressive performance this season.

PinoySwimming Rankings’ cut-off times for the overall rankings are Top 15 to 20 times of the overall rankings last season; while junior rankings this season are the top 10 to 15 times of the previous season.

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Substantial pay increase awaits Philippine national coaches

National coaches will enjoy a substantial increase in their monthly paycheck, with those identified as Class A coming from different sports to get an increase of $2,000 (just over P100,000) from the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).

Assistant coaches will likewise get a raise worth $1,500 (P75,000), according to PSC Chair Butch Ramirez. The PSC chief said they would assess the performance of all coaches under the agency’s payroll and classify each of them to determine the salary increase.

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Philippine Swimming Incorporated’s Contact Details

Contact information of Philippine Swimming Incorporated (PSI), the official governing body of the water sports in the Philippines.

PSI is recognized by both Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), the world governing body of water sports recognized by International Olympic Committee (IOC) for administering international competitions in water sports.

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No regional qualifying meet for 2020 Batang Pinoy National Championships

Good news or Bad news? This year’s Batang Pinoy National Championships 2020 will no longer have regional qualifying meets in order to reduce the costs of local government units (LGUs) and avoid conflict of schedules with other sports events.

This move was also made in order for Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to save cost after the institution spent millions of pesos when we hosted the Southeast Asian Games last year.

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2020 Philippine National Games’ attendance is a MUST for national swimmers

National training pool members, those swimmers who are currently and are about to receive monthly allowance from the Philippine Sports Commission is required to attend and join the 2020 Philippine National Games (PNG 2020) which will be held in Rizal Memorial Swimming Pool in Manila around May this year.

After showcasing their talents in the Southeast Asian Games, Filipino athletes should next train their sights in the coming Philippine National Games (PNG), where their performance will be evaluated.

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SC World Champs 2020 Qualifying Criteria; Swimmers can now qualify via LCM times

Good news everyone! Apart from qualifying via SCM times, swimmers can now qualify at the 15th FINA World Swimming Championships (SCM) 2020 this December via their times achieved at any LCM meets sanctioned by FINA.

Qualifying window using the LCM times is March 1, 2020 up to December 1, 2020; while qualifying window using SCM times is December 1, 2019 to December 1, 2020.

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Top 20 Headliners of Philippine Swimming in 2019

PinoySwimming dot Com presents the Top 20 Headliners of Philippine Swimming in year 2019 based on the number of views (reads) of their respective published news articles in the website.

With lots of BIG NEWS in year 2019, Joy Rodgers’ managed to catch the attention of many swimming followers with her national record breaking swim at the 2019 SEA Games, making her the Top Headliner of PinoySwimming dot Com for year 2019.

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Monthly national athletes’ allowance for Philippine Swimmers

With a number of swimmers delivering podium finishes at the recently concluded 30th Southeast Asian Games this year, an increased number of swimmers will be entitled for a monthly allowance from the Philippine Sports Commission starting January 2020 until the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam in 2021.

PSC chairman William Ramirez said under the revised scheme, Olympic and world champions will be under Platinum classification and will be receiving P45,000.

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PH Swimming logs 48 new National Records and 80 Record breaking swims in year 2019

Philippine Swimming is indeed on the rise as our Pinoy tankers logged forty seven (47) new Philippine National records, and seventy nine (79) record breaking swims in year 2019

Of the 47 new national records; twenty two (22) of which are seniors national swim records; while the rest are junior national records : eight (8) new records in the 16-18 Age Group, three (3) new records in the 14-15 Age Group, and fourteen (14) new swim records in the 13 & Under Age Group.

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PH water polo team guns for Tokyo Olympic berth on February

After ending the medal drought at the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Philippine men’s water polo team guns for a 2020 Tokyo Olympic berth at the Asia Water Polo Championships this February 2020 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

The silver medal finish at the 2019 SEA Games has secured the team a slot at the Asian Olympic Qualifying meet in Kazakhstan, where top Asian teams gather to secure an Olympic slot at this tournament.

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Dumaguete City is 2020 ASEAN Schools Games host

The Department of Education (DepEd) formally announced that the Philippines will be hosting the 12th ASEAN Schools Games (ASG) in Dumaguete City next year.

Participating in the ASG are athletes from the 10 nations in Southeast Asia, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The participants will compete in various sports including archery, athletics, badminton, basketball, sepak takraw, swimming, table tennis, and volleyball.

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Philippines to host 11th Asian Swimming Championships next year

After the successful and historic stint at the 30th Southeast Asian Games this year, Philippine Swimming is set to embark on another milestone for Philippine Swimming as we host Asia’s biggest aquatic event next year, the 11th Asian Swimming Championships (Capas 2020) on November 7-17, 2020.

The Asian Swimming Championships is a quadrennial event which gathers more than 50 countries and is being participated by top athletes in Asia, in all aquatic disciplines : swimming, diving, water polo, synchronize swimming and open water swimming.

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SEA Games 2019 Guessing Game Winners

The 30th Southeast Asian Games has ended, with Team Philippines proclaimed as the overall champion with 149 Gold, 117 Silver and 121 Bronze medals.

This is Philippines’ overall championship title since 2005 SEA Games which we also hosted.

Philippine Swimming on the other hand finally ended the 10-year Gold medal drought and brought home with 1 Gold, 6 Silver and 9 Bronze Medals.

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Philippine Swimming is on the rise

Sixteen Medals. Two SEA Games records. Sixteen Philippine National Records. Six Olympic “B” Cuts. One Philippine Swimming Team.

After a decade of not winning a Gold Medal at the Southeast Asian Games, Philippine Swimming has finally ended the drought at it’s 30th edition in Tarlac, Philippines, and went home with 1 Gold, 6 Silver and 9 Bronze medals.

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Nine events, eight medals, eight national records, two Olympic B cuts, one Jasmine Alkhaldi

Jasmine has always been the most consistent to deliver her best times in every SEA Games that she has joined, no matter how good or bad her times were leading to the games.

At age 16, at the 2009 SEA Games in Laos, she set her first Seniors Philippine National record in the Women’s 100m Fly event, resetting Marichi Gandiongco’s 1:04.34 record to 1:02.16; and was part of the relay teams who broke the 4x100m Free and 4x200m Free relay PH national records.

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Duterte adds SEA Games medal incentives; gold medalists now gets P850,000

President Rodrigo Duterte announced yesterday that the Office of the President will be adding cash incentives to all SEA Games 2019 medal winners, in addition to the financial incentives that they will be getting in accordance to the law.

An additional of P250,000 to gold medalists, P150,000 for a silver performance and P100,000 for a bronze will be given by the office of the President.

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