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History of swimming - Wikipedia

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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. Important: Click here to read the first part of this informative article about the history of swimming.

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.

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, ...

"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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Who invented swimming? | Reference.com

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What is the history of swimming? A: Swimming was practiced by early man to cross rivers and lakes, and evidence of swimming can be seen on the Babylonian ...

USA Swimming - HISTORY OF SWIMMING AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES

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