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If you mean the first person to ever swim, I'd imagine it'd be either Adam or Eve. If you don't believe anything The Bible says, then, according to evolution, some sort of single celled organism 'swam' about somewhere....

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The first ever swimming event held in the modern Olympic Games was the 100 meter freestyle on April 11, 1896. The winner was Alfred Hajos of Hungary in a time of 1:22.2.

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The first swimmer was a prehistoric hunter who needed to cross a river in flood, or a prehistoric person who was being chased by wolves or other carnivores and needed to get away.

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

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USA came first Australia came second

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