Sharath M. Gayakwad was the one armed swimmer at the Paralympics in London. He is the first Indian swimmer to swim in a Paralympics.
She is a South African swimmer who is currently training in Australia. London 2012 will be her second Olympics, her first being Beijing.
Teofilo Yldefonso - 200-breaststroke swimmer who won for the Philippines its first Olympic medal--a bronze--in the 1928 Amsterdams Olympics. In 1932, Yldefonso again won a bronze at the Los Angeles Olympics.
The first Australian to win gold was swimmer Frederick Lane who won the 200 meter freestyle and 200 meter obstacle events at the 1900 Games in Paris. Lane was from Manly, New South Wales.
since swimming competitevly started in 1902 in the olympics, swimming has evolved not only in the equiptnent but the way abpersons body is shaped and how strong they are. but no man could ever beat this all time swimming champion since the first olympics. Jesus was the bes swimmer of them all. he swam a 3 second 100yd free event.
The People's Republic of China first competed at the 1952 Summer Games in Helsinki when they sent one athlete, a swimmer named Wu Chuanyu, to the Games. They did not compete in another Olympics until the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. They have competed in every Winter Olympics since then and competed in every Summer Olympics since 1984.
Tarzan of course!
he is NOT dead. Mark Spitz is a motivational speaker and an Olympic swimmer who has won 7 gold medals in one Olympics. He was the first person ever to win 7 gold medals in one Olympics until Michael Phelps won 8 gold medals in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The Vernal Equinox determines the first day of spring. The Autumn Equinox is what determines the first day of fall.
Nicknamed "Eric the Eel" by the media after the name first appeared in an ... at the 2000Summer Olympics when he swam his heat of the 100 m freestyle in 1: 52.72. ... other Equatoguinean swimmer at the Sydney Olympics, Paula Barila Bolopa, ... He did not take part in the 2008 Summer Olympics.