Swimming timeline

Timeline created by carlotaaloopez13
  • Competitive Swimming Starts in Europe

    Competitive Swimming Starts in Europe
    Mostly Used the stroke Breastroke
  • First Time Swimming is Competed in the Olympics

    First Time Swimming is Competed in the Olympics
    The very first events were the freestyle stroke and the breastroke stroke. They swam in the Meditteranian sea.
  • The Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA)

    The Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA)
    Fina administers aquatic competition throughout the world. It Fina administers aquatic competition throughout the world. It oversees five different aquatic sports currently (swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo and open water swimming.)
  • Womens Swimming added to the Olympics

    Womens Swimming added to the Olympics
    First Olympics that the women swam in was the Stockholm olympics. It has been in every olympics since. It has pretty much the same events as the men exceot for one. The women swim the 800 and then men swim the 1,500
  • Electronic timing starts

    Electronic timing starts
    Electronic timing first started being used. This made the times swimmers got more accurate.
  • Swimming became an NCAA Sport

    Swimming became an NCAA Sport
    The first meet was held March 24th, 1924. 100 athletes competed in five swimming events and one diving event. 14 school were represented. National championship added in 1937
  • First swam in the games in Melbourne

    First swam in the games in Melbourne
    First swam in the games in Melbourne
  • Goggles first used

    Goggles first used
    Goggles were first used in the 1976 Olympics. Goggles are used to preotect the swimmers eyes from the chlorine in the pool.
  • The Olympic games (Beijin)

    The Olympic games (Beijin)
    The 100 meter male butterfly swimming event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games took place on August 15 and 16 at the Beijing National Aquatic Center.
  • The XIII world swimming championship

    The XIII world swimming championship
    This championship was held in Rome (Italy) between July 19 and august 2. It was organized by the International Swimming Federation and the Italian Swimming Federation. A total of 2,556 athletes representing 185 national federations participated.
    Swimming, synchronized swimming, diving, open water swimming and water polo competitions were held.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Keyk8tC1bs
  • The XIV world Swimming championship

    The XIV World Swimming Championship was held in Shanghai (China) between July 16 and 31, 2011 under the organization of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) and the Chinese Swimming Federation. Swimming, synchronized swimming, diving, open water swimming and water polo competitions were held.
  • The olympic games (London)

    The olympic games (London)
    In these olympic games a lot of swimmers went to London to try to win some medals
  • The XV world swimming championship

    The XV world swimming championship
    The XV World Swimming Championship was held in Barcelona (Spain) between July 19 and August 4, 2013 under the organization of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) and the Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN).
    Swimming competitions, synchronized swimming, jumps, open water swimming, water polo and, for the first time in the history of these championships, high-altitude jumps were held.
  • The XVI world swimming championship

    The XVI world swimming championship
    The XVI World Swimming Championship was held in Kazan (Russia) between July 24 and August 9, 2015 under the organization of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) and the Russian Swimming Federation.1 It was the first time That this event was held in Russia. 2651 athletes from 190 countries2 participated in 75 events in the six water disciplines: swimming, synchronized swimming, open water swimming, jumps, high-altitude jumps and water polo.
  • The olympic games (rio de janeiro)

    The olympic games (rio de janeiro)
    Swimming at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016 was held at the Olympic Stadium of Water Sports in Rio de Janeiro from August 6 to 16, 2016. The open-water swimming events were the scene of Copacabana Fort Beach.
    In total, 34 different tests, 17 male and 17 female, were contested in this sport.