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
For everything from survival to recreation to competition, humans have been
swimming for thousands of years. See how the sport has evolved.
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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Aug 18, 2014 ... Competitive swimming in Britain started around 1830, mostly using breaststroke.
Swimming was part of the first modern Olympic games in 1896 ...