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Q: When did swimming become a popular sport in the Olympics?
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What was the most popular sport in ancient Olympics?

most people reckon that swimming is the best sport in the Olympics

Why is swimming the popular sport in Olympics?

Probably the most covered sport after Track and Field.

When did swimming become a winter Olympic sport?

I don't know what Olympics you're thinking of, but swimming is in the summer Olympics

Where did swimming become an Olympic sport?

1896 (first Olympics)

What made swimming popular?

Swimming became popular because it is an Olympic sport so people started to do it themselves because they got inspired by the Olympics.

How did it the Olympics become a popular sport?

The Olympics are not actually not a sport but is a ancient competition but its been popular in Greece since 3-5000 years a go.

When did swimming become popular in the US?

swimming gained popularity in the 19th century...becoming a sport in the U.S.

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Swimming became an Olympic sport in the 1896 Summer Olympics. It was hosted in Athens, Greece, and 241 athletes took part in the games.

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Is swimming an athletic sport?

Certainly; there is even a swimming competition in the Olympics.

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