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What is the Olympic Swimming event called the Fly?

the butterfly

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The 4 event in the swimming Olympics are butterfly breast stroke back stroke free stlye I think i should no im on a swimming team

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Olympic swimming is the same as most competitive swimming. There are four strokes; butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. One thing that MIGHT be different is that usually a 50 is two laps but it is a 50 yar pool so you swim a 50 in one lap.

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The butterfly is a type of swimming stroke. It uses the arms, which are thrown forward together out of the water, while the feet kick up and down.

Is a butterfly a swimming stroke?

Yes, butterfly is a swimming stroke.

Who won the butterfly in oylimpics swimming in 2008?

Michael Phelps won both the 100-meter and 200-meter Butterfly at the 2008 Summer Games, setting a world record in the 200, and an Olympic record in the 100.

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yes swimming is an olympic event

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Breaststroke, freestyle, backstroke,butterfly When all in the same race it's a medley

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Swimming was an Olympic sport in 1896.

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Is swimming part of the 2010 winter olympic games?

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Australia, America and most European are top contenders in Olympic Swimming.

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There are usually 50 meters in a Olympic sized swimming pool.

When was olympic swimming invented?

Swimming pool sports started from Britain around 1830, but first swimming pools games started in Olympic in 1896.

What is a butterfly race?

a butterfly race is a swimming event lap race.