most people reckon that swimming is the best sport in the Olympics
Probably the most covered sport after Track and Field.
I don't know what Olympics you're thinking of, but swimming is in the summer Olympics
1896 (first Olympics)
Swimming became popular because it is an Olympic sport so people started to do it themselves because they got inspired by the Olympics.
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.
swimming gained popularity in the 19th century...becoming a sport in the U.S.
Swimming became an Olympic sport in the 1896 Summer Olympics. It was hosted in Athens, Greece, and 241 athletes took part in the games.
Certainly; there is even a swimming competition in the Olympics.
Swimming Is a very popular sport in some areas.