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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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Which year was swimming included in the Olympics?

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

Is swimming a summer or winter sport?

Swimming is in included in the Summer Olympics.

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

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

When was swimming first included in Commonwealth games?

Swimming was first included in the Commonwealth Games program at the first Edition in 1930.

How long has olympic swimming been around for?

the swimming olympics have been sense the first 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

How did swimming get to be an Olypmic sport?

Swimming was included to the Olympics because there was a lot of people who had talent in swimming. So they wanted to include it to the Olympic game

When and where were the first swimming Olympics held?

The first Olympics were in 1896. They were held in Athens, Greece.

When was volleyball first included in the Olympics?

it was first played at the 1924 Summer Olympics at Paris as a "simple game" but it was officially included in the 1964 Summer Olympics

How long has swimming been in the Olympics?

It has been there since the first Olympics.

When was Swimming first introduced to the Olympics?


When did swimming come to the Olympics?

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

Was swimming in the first Olympics?

No, swimming was first introduced in 1896 for men in Athens, Greece. Women's swimming was introduced in 1912 at the games in Stockholm, Sweden.

What events were in the first Olympics?

running, swimming,weight lifting

Where did swimming become an Olympic sport?

1896 (first Olympics)

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!

What year did women's swimming become an olympic event?

Women first started swimming in the Olympics in 1912.

When was cycling included in Olympics?

Cycling has been competed at the Olympics since the first Modern Olympics in Athens in 1896.

Who came first in the swimming Olympics?

USA came first Australia came second

When did Michael Phelp start swimming?

His first Olympics were in Sydney in 2000.

When did the first olympic swimming event began?

In the modern Olympics, that was 1896.

What did ancient Greeks use for swimming in the Olympics?

They didn't do swimming in the ancient Olympics.

List of summer olympic sports?

Some of the sports that are included in the Summer Olympics are tennis, diving, boxing, and archery. Swimming, basketball, and table tennis are also included.

What year was sprinting first included in the Olympics?

Sprinting has always been included in the Olympic games