Rafer Johnson :)
Rafer Johnson was a track and field Olympic athlete. he was the first black athlete to carry the American flag in the opening ceremonies of the olympic games..
Viktor Balck (not Black) was a member of the International Olympic Committee at the time the Olympic Winter Games were first held in 1924, but he did not compete as an athlete.
India first participated in swimming at the 1932 Games in Los Angeles. Nalin Malik was the first Indian athlete to compete in swimming, competing in men's 400 meter freestyle and 1500 meter freestyle.
the 1st olympic swimming pool was in 1899.
it was phiepideddes
John Taylor USA 1908 men's 4x400 metres
Swimming pool sports started from Britain around 1830, but first swimming pools games started in Olympic in 1896.
the american athlete James B.Connolly 1896
swimming was first played in 1896 at the first modern Olympic games in Athens.
Eddie Tolan of the United States at the 1932 Games in Los Angeles.