Swimming was an Olympic sport in 1896.
it is a sport because you can do it
Swimming has been known since prehistoric times.
it became it in 1996
1896 (first Olympics)
swimming gained popularity in the 19th century...becoming a sport in the U.S.
Swimming was used to hunt for fish in lakes and other reasons in prehistoric times
yes the swimming is a sport
I don't know what Olympics you're thinking of, but swimming is in the summer Olympics