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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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- Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games, Olympic sports, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics