HISTORY OF SWIMMING AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES
TIMELINE OF SWIMMING AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES
- Swimming debuts as part of the Olympic program with freestyle and breaststroke
- At the London Olympic Games, the first time a pool was used with organized rules. Prior to, the swimming competition took place in open water.
- Butterfly is added as the fourth stroke
- The 10K Open Water Marathon swim debuts at the Beijing 2008 Olympics