The first swimming events held for women at the Summer Olympic Games were held in 1912 - competitions in the 100 metre freestyle, and the 4x100 metre freestyle relay.
THERE ARE 32 SWIMMING OLYMPIC EVENTS!!!!! WAY TOOOO MANY Actually there are 34 at this years Olympics you forgot the Men's & Women's 10km Marathon
Heptathlon, Synchronised Swimming and one other
Rhythmic gymnastics and synchronized swimming.
Events that lost their Olympic status include: Synchronized swimming - solos, duets Women's softball
In 1900, women first competed in the Paris Olympic Games. Women were allowed to compete in lawn tennis and golf. Women first competed in swimming Olympic events in 1912.
Marathon swimming (10k events for men and women), women's 3,000 meter steeplechase, and two new BMX cycling events.
Women first started swimming in the Olympics in 1912.
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.
There are 17 Men'a events and 17 Women's events for Swimming
Overall, 9 new events were held, which included 2 from the new cycling discipline of BMX. Women competed in the 3000 m steeplechase for the first time. In addition, marathon open water swimming events for men and women, over the distance of 10 kilometres, were added to the swimming discipline. Team events (men and women) in table tennis replaced the doubles events. In fencing, women's team foil and women's team Sabre replaced men's team foil and women's team épée.
Men and women do compete against one another in Olympic equestrian and sailing events.
3 events were added just for Women's Boxing
There are 4 events Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor
Some interesting facts about Olympic swimming are that swimming wasn't added to the Olympics until 1908 and only men were allowed to participate. It wasn't until 1912 that women were allowed to compete
800 Meter Freestyle
Yes, there are events for men and women in Olympic sailing.
Synchronized swimming and rhythmic gymnastics are for women only. Softball was another - it has been dropped but a campaign is mounting to reinstate it at the 2012 London games. Some other events have a slightly different male and female version. For example, in speed swimming only women compete at 800m and only men compete at 1500m. Another example in track and field: men compete in the decathlon (10 events); women in the heptathlon (7 events).
Synchronized swimming and Rhythmic gymnastics.
It is a swimming event for both men and women.
beam, volt, bars and floor
Suzanne Lenglen won the Women's Singles at Wimbledon in 1920. Alexa Sterling won the U.S. Women's Amateur Golf Championship and Cecil Leitch won the British Women's Amateur Golf Championship in 1920. Olympic events that women participated in at the 1920 Summer Olympics were diving, figure skating, swimming, and tennis.