No, synchronized swimming debuted at the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles.
It became an Olympic sport in 1984.
Synchronized swimming made its Olympic debut at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
As far as the modern Olympics go, swimming events have been a part since the first modern Games in 1896.
In the modern Olympics, that was 1896.
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Synchronized swimming first appeared at around the turn of the 20th century, though at the time it was known as water ballet. The first recorded competition was in 1891.
Swimming has been a sport in the Modern Olympics since the first Games in Athens in 1896.
AUSTRIA was the first country to win the Olympics in swimming.
The first olympic games that synchronized swimming appeared in as an official sport was in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. However only the solo and duet events took place.
The first events in the modern Olympics were Athletics, Cycling, Fencing, Gymnastics, Shooting, Swimming, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.
From Canada synchronized swimming, or water ballet as it was known in its early years, moved to the United States. The sport received its first big boost in 1934 when it was part of the World's Fair in Chicago. Shortly afterwards, the United States Amateur Athletic Union recognised the sport and national championships began. By 1948 synchronized swimming was a exhibition sport at the Olympics, but it was forced to serve an extended apprenticeship. After five appearances as a non-medal sport, synchronized swimming made its full Olympic debut at Los Angeles in 1984.
Nina and Lisa Daniels went to the 2008 Olympics which saw this bit of news:Their selection will see the pair follow in the footsteps of sisters Katie and Lynette Sadleir, who represented New Zealand in synchronised swimming at Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.The Sadliers are the first because 1984 was the first year that syncronized swimming was an official Olympic event.