Best Answer

Swimming has been held at every Olympic games since 1896. Open water swimming was added in the 2008 Olympics.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-08-06 04:35:55
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


20 cards

What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

See all cards


24 cards

How did badminton originate

How do you make inline skates wheels

Which sport uses a piece of equipment 5foot wide and 9 foot long

How are snow mounds removed at South Pole

See all cards


29 cards

Are skeletal muscles voluntary or involuntary

From what country did the Munich Massacre hostages originate

What does the karate word gi mean

What experienced increased popularity due to a movie named after the sport

See all cards

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: When did swimming at the Olympics start?
Write your answer...
Related questions

When did the swimming in the Olympics start?

1933 in august

Why did grant hackett start swimming?

he like his swimming classes and wanted to take it further and he did and he made it into the olympics. he like his swimming classes and wanted to take it further and he did and he made it into the olympics.

Where did swimming in the Olympics start?

1896, Athens, Greece

Can you go to the Olympics when you start swimming at twelve?

I think so because I think they have an Olympics for kids.

What year did synchronized swimming start in the Olympics?

It started in 1964

What year did Michael Phelps start swimming in the olympics?


When the swimming in Olympics start?

Olympic swimming started in 200 B.C when dinosaurs invented the Olympics. this was a huge step towards Hitler's world domination in world war 5.

Why did Stephanie Rice want to start swimming for Australia in the Olympics?


When did Michael Phelp start swimming?

His first Olympics were in Sydney in 2000.

What time does 100m swimming London Olympics start?

it was yesterday if you paid attention

In what year could women start participating in swimming events in the Olympics?


When did rebecca adlington start swimming in the Olympics?

Adlington's first Olympic Games were in 2008.

Is Michael Phelps swimming in the 2010 Olympics?

No. The 2010 Olympics are Winter Olympics and have no swimming events.

When was swimming originated to the Olympics?

1896 was supposedly when swimming began in the Olympics!

Where did swimming start?

At the Olympics probaly! Hope i did it for you Millie x

What did ancient Greeks use for swimming in the Olympics?

They didn't do swimming in the ancient Olympics.

When did swimming start?

Well if you know when the Olympics started that's when swimming started it after dinosaurs but before Jesus was born hope I did it for you Millie x

How did the swimming at the Olympics start?

A Greek man jumped into a river, in whatever year the ancient greeks were, and he started doing front crawl to get out. Then he repeated his act in the olympics.

What are the swimming rules for the London 2012 Olympics?

what are the rules for the swimming in the olympics 2012 london

When did swimming appeared at olympic?

swimming has appeared at every modern Olympics, which started in 1896. Womens swimming was introduced to the Olympics in 1912.

In the Olympics what is the name of a swimming pool event?

There are a few events that take place in the swimming pool at the Olympics * Swimming * Diving * Synchronised Swimming * Water Polo

How swimming is introduced in Olympics?

swimming is part of the summer olympics. Can't quite understand what you're asking for

How many types of swimming is there in the Olympics?

There are only two types of swimming: speed and synchronized. Both are in the Olympics.

What are the rules when you are competing in the Olympics for swimming?

for the 2000 till now we had to do a swimming position in order and the first one to do all of them first won the swimming part of the olympics

Which was the first country to win the olympics in swimming?

AUSTRIA was the first country to win the Olympics in swimming.