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As far as the modern Olympics go, swimming events have been a part since the first modern Games in 1896.

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It was held at the first Modern Olympic Games in Athens, Greece in 1896.

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Swimming was first included in the Olympics in 1896, but has only been open to women since 1912.

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I think the first use of swim goggles in the Olympics was in 1960.

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The first swimming events held for women at the Summer Olympic Games were held in 1912 - competitions in the 100 metre freestyle, and the 4x100 metre freestyle relay.

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During the first modern Olympic games that was held in the year 1896 in Athens, Greece. It was a hot day that day and that is when the first lemonade stand existed as well.

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