India first participated in swimming at the 1932 Games in Los Angeles. Nalin Malik was the first Indian athlete to compete in swimming, competing in men's 400 meter freestyle and 1500 meter freestyle.
the 1st olympic swimming pool was in 1899.
Swimming pool sports started from Britain around 1830, but first swimming pools games started in Olympic in 1896.
swimming was first played in 1896 at the first modern Olympic games in Athens.
swiiming became an olympic sport in 1896
Women were allowed to complete in Olympic swimming starting in 1912. That year, the Australian swimmer Fanny Durack, became the first female to win olympic gold in 100-yard freestyle swimming.
It was held at the first Modern Olympic Games in Athens, Greece in 1896.
Norman G Pritchard
1896 (first Olympics)