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Johnathan Crayton 5/7/2009 -1 History of Swimming Swimming has been around for many years, but how did it come about? I. Swimming has been around for many decades A. Swimming Part of first Summer Olympics game in 1896 in Athens. B. New strokes added to Olympic games 1. In 1900, Backstroke added 2. In 1952, butterfly Added II. Swimming in the beginning A. John Trudgen Introduce swimming to England after learning from Native Americans B. Matthew Webb was first to swim English channel in 1896 1. Swam 21.26 miles in twenty four hours C. Synchronized swimming started first started in 1891 1. Men Only in early nineteenth century
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Unformatted text preview: III. Swimming starting to becoming popular A. Started becoming popular in 19 th century B. Michael Phelps got 7 gold medals at Olympics In 2004 1. Tied Marc Spits record 2. Broke 12 World Records Johnathan Crayton 5/7/2009 C. Mark Spitz influenced the worlds view of swimming 1.breaking 8 world records 2. Set the bar, by being the first person to win seven gold medals at Olympic games. In closing, swimming has been around for many years, and continues to constantly gain more recognition for what the sport is every day....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course BIO 124006019 taught by Professor Balwin during the Spring '08 term at McMurry.

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