Competitive swimming in Britain started around 1830, mostly using breaststroke.
Swimming was part of the first modern Olympic games in 1896 in Athens.
Ancient and modern history of swimming. From life skill to sport. South America
and the crawl. Olympic history. Breaststroke, Backstroke, Crawl, Butterfly.
In 1538 Nicolas Wynman, German professor of languages, wrote the first
swimming book, "Colymbetes". Competitive swimming in Europe started around
Apr 8, 2016 ... History. Archaeological and other evidence shows swimming to have been
practiced as early as 2500 bce in Egypt and thereafter in Assyrian, ...
Did you know Front Crawl was once called 'The Trudgen'? Discover the history of
swimming and how basic swimming strokes developed from early movements ...
Feb 6, 2014 ... Competitive swimming has existed since the 19th century and possibly for many
centuries before that, according to the Federation ...
Jan 4, 2012 ... A brief history of Swimming. Swimming is an ancient activity that has taken place
since both water and humans were on the earth. Prehistoric ...
Did you know that native cultures have used a swimming stroke similar to
freestyle since ancient times, but it wasn't used in modern swim competitions until
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Apr 3, 2012 ... A documentary in two parts. In the first part we learn how from the Stone Age until
the present day Man has evolved the art of swimming, both as ...
Jun 23, 2015 ... In honor of Olympic day, we've compiled 16 of the great moments that have
shaped Olympic swimming history: Current Photo via Rio 2016 ...