Swimming was an Olympic sport in 1896.
it is a sport because you can do it
it isn't a sport. swimming is a way to keep from drowning!
Swimming became an Olympic sport in the 1896 Summer Olympics. It was hosted in Athens, Greece, and 241 athletes took part in the games.
it became it in 1996
1896 (first Olympics)
Swimming was used to hunt for fish in lakes and other reasons in prehistoric times
swimming gained popularity in the 19th century...becoming a sport in the U.S.
yes the swimming is a sport
I don't know what Olympics you're thinking of, but swimming is in the summer Olympics
Yes, synchronized swimming is a sport.
it just did, like all the other sports :P
swiiming became an olympic sport in 1896
Is swimming a typical sport for Canada - No Does Canada compete in Swimming - Yes
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.
Swimming is a good full body exercise sport.
swimming is not a sport at all ok now who ever thinks that it is it is not
First of all, height is a huge advantage in swimming, and these countries generally have taller people. Also, swimming is more of a minority sport in other countries, but swimming is a growing sport in these two countries that have become a main part of these countries' summer Olympics.