Starts in Europe, Mostly Used the stroke Breastroke
Swimming will start to grow as a sport
This stroke requires you to stay on your back as you move forward as you kick and pull down with your arms
Omega is a Switzerland company that made the first electronic timing with touchpads that would not be triggered by the splashing water
The first meet was held on March 24th, 1924. 100 athletes competed in five swimming events and one diving event.
The movement of your body was kicking with both feet and arms at the same time. As your arms come above the water it should look wide as you have "Wings" of a butterfly
The US men first wore swimsuits that did not include a top portion in 1935
Goggles were first used in the 1976 Olympics. Goggles are used to protect the swimmers' eyes from the chlorine in the pool.
Swimming was one of the 12 sports added for women in the 1981-1982 season
In 1991 FINA started to recognize world records for SCM. SCM stands for short course meters. It is the short way you swim in the pool.