24 May 2014

Sport: Swimming medals for New Caledonia and Fiji

5:44 am on 24 May 2014

New Caledonia and Fiji picked up further medals on the final day of the Oceania Swimming Championships in Auckland last night.

The French territory claimed bronze in the mixed 4x100m freestyle relay, behind Australia and New Zealand, in a time of 3:46:84.

Meanwhile Fiji's Tiarana Mitchell was third in the women's 800m freestyle in a time of 10:39.88.

New Zealand and Australia dominated the biennial meet, winning 22 and 20 A finals respectively and breaking 11 Championship records.

The Pacific region managed a haul of six bronze medals: three from Fiji, two from New Caledonia two and one from the Northern Marianas.

Tonga, Tahiti, Samoa, Marshall Islands, Cook Islands and Papua New Guinea also competed over the past four days.