Successful FINA Swimming Officials clinic held in Noumea (NCL)

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A clinic for Swimming Officials was held in Noumea, New Caledonia, on February 17-21, 2010. In all, 45 Officials (42 local and 3 foreign participants) took part in the Clinic, organised for an intermediate to advanced Official’s level, with as main lecturer Mr. Gérard Lesur (Fédération Française de Natation Official).

The five-day Clinic included the following teaching programme: the role of judges and how they behave on the pool deck, their duties, recently adopted swimming rules, how to best prepare an international competition or event (general organisation, judges, podiums, briefings, etc.) in light of the Pan American Games to be held in 2011 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Below are the 20 Officials who took part in the examination and succeeded brilliantly.