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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.org

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Prehistoric man learnt to swim in order to cross rivers and lakes – we know this because cave paintings from the Stone Age depicting swimmers have been ...

"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.

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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The History of Swimming and Swimming Strokes - Swim Teach

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Did you know Front Crawl was once called 'The Trudgen'? Discover the history of swimming and how basic swimming strokes developed from early movements ...

Swimming | NBC Olympics

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Swimming news, videos, live streams, schedule, results, medals, photos and more from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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 ...

History Of Swimming – Evolution Of Swimming As A Sport Reviewed

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Trace the history of swimming & collect information regarding the subject. This article explains the origin of swimming and how it developed.

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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 ...

swimming | sport | Britannica.com

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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, ...

The History of Competitive Swimming | LIVESTRONG.COM

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Feb 6, 2014 ... Competitive swimming has existed since the 19th century and possibly for many centuries before that, according to the Federation ...