2025 Pacific Mini Games, Palau [25M Short Course], June 29 to July 9, 2025

The 12th Pacific Mini Games will be held in Koror, Palau from June 29 to July 9, 2025. The qualifying times are set out below.

All times must be achieved within the period January 1, 2024 to March 30, 2025. Times achieved outside this period will not be accepted. All times must be achieved at a GSF or GNOC-sanctioned event, either in a 25m pool or a 50m pool.*

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2005 South Pacific Mini Games Results

Only entry times from events with distances of 100 meters or more shall be accepted for qualification purposes. Fifty meter (50m) distance events will be allowed at the competition.

Athletes who equal or better the posted qualifying QT in one or more events are preliminarily qualified for consideration to participate in the Pacific Mini Games, provided that all other qualification and eligibility requirements are met. This includes (but is not limited to), the athlete’s rank & times, technical skill, age, maturity, fitness, residency, citizenship, ethics, and behavior.

Athletes entered in individual events can be used in relays, even if they have not achieved the QT for the corresponding stroke and distance of the relay in which they are entered.

No one has the right or entitlement to participate in the competition. At all times, the final selection of athletes and officials to the team, including event entries, is subject to the discretion of Guam Aquatics, the Guam National Olympic Committee, and/or the relevant organizing committee.


*If no 25-meter times are available, 50-meter times may be submitted to GSF for conversion and possible consideration

**Qualifying times for the Pacific Mini Games are guided by the 1991 order of the GNOC Executive Board that qualification to participate shall be minimally based on the times of the third (3rd) place finishers in the finals for each event as achieved during the last edition of the relevant Games. With approval, the GSF may allow for minimum times achieved by the last place finisher in the finals for each event, which is typically the 6th or 8th place depending on the competition.

ANNOUNCEMENT: 2024 Oceania Champs scheduled for April 18-25, 2024

Oceania Aquatics has announced that the Oceania Swimming Championships will be held next year in Gold Coast, Australia from April 18-25, with competition taking place between April 21 to 24. The 2020 and 2022 editions of the Champs were cancelled due to the Covid pandemic.

In order to be preliminarily considered for the team, athletes shall meet the posted qualifying times and criteria. All times must be earned at a GSF or GNOC-sanctioned event held between September 1, 2022 through February 29, 2024.

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International competition calendar and qualifying time standards

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Selection to international competition is based on qualification. All qualifying times must be earned at a GSF or GNOC-sanctioned event, which includes Guam Championship and Pentathlon meets.

With the exception of the Olympic Games,* qualifying time standards for the Micronesian Games, Pacific Games, Pacific Mini Games, and other GNOC-sanctioned events are guided by the 1991 order of the GNOC Executive Board that qualification to participate shall be minimally based on the times of the third (3rd) place finishers in the finals for each event as achieved during the last edition of the relevant Games. With approval, the GSF may allow for minimum times achieved by the last place finisher in the finals for each event, which is typically the 6th or 8th place depending on the competition.

Selection to competitions with limited quotas such as the World Aquatics Championships is determined by the Base Time Proximity Standard.


2024 Summer Olympic Games. Paris, France.

**UPDATE: Effective April 9, 2024, it is no longer required that an athlete have participated in the World Championships in order to be eligible for Olympic consideration.

2024 World Aquatics Swimming Championships (25m). Budapest, Hungary

2025 Pacific Mini Games. Koror, Palau

2025 World Aquatics Swimming Championships. Singapore (TBA)

2026 Oceania Aquatics Swimming Championships. (TBA)

2026 Summer Youth Olympics. Dakar, Senegal (Oct 31 to Nov 13)

2027 Pacific Games. Tahiti, French Polynesia

2028 Summer Olympic Games. Los Angeles, USA (July 14 to 30)

2029 World Aquatics Championships. Beijing, China (TBA)

2032 Summer Olympic Games. Brisbane, Australia (TBA)

*Olympic qualifying time standards are established by World Aquatics.

CLOSED: 2024 Oceania Swimming Championships. Gold Coast, Australia

CLOSED: 2024 Micronesian Games. Marshall Islands

Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games Qualifying Time Standards

Effective April 9, 2024, it is no longer required that an athlete have participated in the World Championships in order to be eligible for Olympic consideration.

For the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games, an athlete must qualify by minimally meeting the “B” Olympic Consideration Time (OCT) set forth below.

All times must be earned in a 50-meter pool at an Olympic qualifying event. Times must be achieved within the qualifying period of 01 March 2023 to 23 June 2024.

“Nobody is entitled as of right to participate in the Olympic Games.“* At all times and regardless of qualification achievement, the decision to permit Guam participation in the Olympic Games rests solely within the exclusive jurisdiction and discretion of the Guam National Olympic Committee.

*Olympic Charter Rule 44(3) (“Any entry is subject to acceptance by the IOC, which may at its discretion, at any time, refuse any entry, without indication of grounds. Nobody is entitled as of right to participate in the Olympic Games.”)

2027 Pacific Games Tahiti [50m], July 24 to August 7, 2027

The XVIII Pacific Games (Pirae 2027) will be held in Pirae, Tahiti from July 24 to August 7, 2027. The qualifying times are set out below.

All times must be achieved within January 1, 2026 to March 30, 2027. Times achieved outside this period will not be accepted. All times must be achieved at a GSF or GNOC-sanctioned event, either in a 25m pool* or a 50m pool.

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2023 Pacific Games Solomon Islands Results

Only entry times from events with distances of 100 meters or more shall be accepted for qualification purposes. Fifty meter (50m) distance events will be allowed at the competition.

Athletes who equal or better the posted qualifying QT in one or more events are preliminarily qualified for consideration to participate in the Pacific Games, provided that all other qualification and eligibility requirements are met. This includes (but is not limited to), the athlete’s rank & times, technical skill, age, maturity, fitness, residency, citizenship, ethics, and behavior.

Athletes entered in individual events can be used in relays, even if they have not achieved the QT for the corresponding stroke and distance of the relay in which they are entered.

No one has the right or entitlement to participate in the competition. At all times, the final selection of athletes and officials to the team, including event entries, is subject to the discretion of Guam Aquatics, the Guam National Olympic Committee, and/or the relevant organizing committee.


*If no 50-meter times are available, 25-meter times may be submitted to GSF for conversion and possible consideration.

**Qualifying time standards for the Pacific Games, the Micronesian Games, and other GNOC-sanctioned events are guided by the 1991 order of the GNOC Executive Board that qualification to participate shall be minimally based on the times of the third (3rd) place finishers in the finals for each event as achieved during the last edition of the relevant Games, which was the 2023 Solomon Islands. With approval, the GSF may allow for minimum times achieved by the last place finisher in the finals for each event, which is typically the 6th or 8th place depending on the competition.

2024 Micronesian Games Qualifying Time Standards

The 10th Micronesian Games will be held in the Marshall Islands from June 15-24, 2024.

The qualifying time period is January 1, 2023 to April 30, 2024. All times must be earned at a GSF or GNOC-sanctioned event.

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2014 Micronesian Games Results, Pool Events

2018 Micronesian Games Results, Open Water Swim

Athletes who equal or better the QT in one or more 25-meter or 25-yard individual events are preliminarily qualified for consideration to participate in the Micronesian Games, provided that all other qualification requirements are met. This includes (but is not limited to), the athlete’s rank & times, technical skill, age, maturity, fitness, residency, citizenship, ethics, and behavior.

No one has the right or entitlement to participate in the competition. At all times, and regardless of any athlete or official’s application for nomination to the Micronesian Games, the final selection of athletes and officials to the team including event entries is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Guam National Olympic Committee and/or the relevant organizing committee.

*Qualifying time standards for the Micronesian Games, the Pacific Games, and other GNOC-sanctioned events are guided by the 1991 order of the GNOC Executive Board that qualification to participate shall be minimally based on the times of the third (3rd) place finishers in the finals for each event as achieved during the last edition of the relevant Games (2014 for pool events and 2018 for open water events). With approval, the GSF may allow for minimum times achieved by the last place finisher in the finals for each event, which is typically the 6th or 8th place depending on the competition.