it became it in 1996
1896 (first Olympics)
swiiming became an olympic sport in 1896
Swimming became an Olympic sport in the 1896 Summer Olympics. It was hosted in Athens, Greece, and 241 athletes took part in the games.
I don't know what Olympics you're thinking of, but swimming is in the summer Olympics
it just did, like all the other sports :P
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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 became a competitive sport in the early 1800s.Now swimming is the third most watched sport in the Olympic games.