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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History of Philippine Aquatics’ SEA Games performance

Since joining in 1977, Philippines went home without a Gold Medal six times, of the twenty-two times we have participated.

First zero gold medal was in 1999, after the retirement of Raymond Papa, and then in the following SEA Games in 2001.

With the entry of Miguel Molina in the Philippine Swimming Team in year 2003, Philippines managed to score gold medals from 2003 to 2009.

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