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History of swimming

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Competitive swimming in Britain started around 1830, mostly using breaststroke. Swimming was part of the first modern Olympic games in 1896 in Athens.

Swimming Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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Ancient and modern history of swimming. From life skill to sport. South America and the crawl. Olympic history. Breaststroke, Backstroke, Crawl, Butterfly.

The History Of Swimming. - Athletic Scholarships

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Facts and Information About Collegiate Swimming and Diving ... In the history of swimming, this was the first time that the Olympics specified if an event was ...

The History of Swimming – From Ancient Times to Modern Olympic ...

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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 ...

USA Swimming - HISTORY OF SWIMMING AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES

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History of Swimming Strokes | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Dec 15, 2015 ... Swimming is an ancient sport that has long promoted survival, health and recreation. It skyrocketed in popularity in the early 1900s thanks to ...

swimming | sport | Britannica.com

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Aug 11, 2016 ... History. Archaeological and other evidence shows swimming to have been practiced as early as 2500 bce in Egypt and thereafter in Assyrian, ...

The History & Evolution of Swimming | Study.com

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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 the ...

What is the history of swimming? | Reference.com

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Swimming was practiced by early man to cross rivers and lakes, and evidence of swimming can be seen on the Babylonian bass-reliefs, on the Stone Age cave ...

History of Swimming

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swim 'til the end. homepage stepbystep historyofswimming theadvancedswimmer homepage ... However, competitive swimming has a much younger history .

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AQUATICS: History of Swimming at the Olympic Games - Olympics

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Olympic Studies Centre. AQUATICS: History of Swimming at the Olympic Games. Reference document. Introduction, key stages and evolution in the number of ...

"History of Swimming" - History of F-1

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In 1538 Nicolas Wynman, German professor of languages, wrote the first swimming book, "Colymbetes". Competitive swimming in Europe started around 1800, ...

History of Swimming - SwimOutlet.com

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For everything from survival to recreation to competition, humans have been swimming for thousands of years. See how the sport has evolved.