swiiming became an olympic sport in 1896
it became it in 1996
Swimming became a competitive sport in the early 1800s.Now swimming is the third most watched sport in the Olympic games.
It became an Olympic sport in 1984.
Women were allowed to complete in Olympic swimming starting in 1912. That year, the Australian swimmer Fanny Durack, became the first female to win olympic gold in 100-yard freestyle swimming.
Swimming became an Olympic sport in the 1896 Summer Olympics. It was hosted in Athens, Greece, and 241 athletes took part in the games.
Swimming has been a sport in the Modern Olympics since the first Games in Athens in 1896.
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Swimming became popular because it is an Olympic sport so people started to do it themselves because they got inspired by the Olympics.