At the Proud 2 Play event in Auckland in February 2016, five LGBTI swimming teams (TAMS, DSW, Wett Ones, Aqualicious and the Glamourhead Sharks) founded the Asia-Pacific LGBTI Swimming Forum. We agreed that at Asia-Pacific events to which we were all invited a set of swimming records would be kept, swum against, and updated.
Since 2008 there have been several LGBTI swimming events in the Asia-Pacific region at which formal records have been kept.
- 2008 Asia-Pacific Outgames, Melbourne, Australia
- 2011 Asia-Pacific Outgames, Wellington, New Zealand
- 2014 Asia-Pacific Outgames, Darwin, Australia
The following records have been set to date [January 2016]: