- Swimming is a water sport.
- It is governed by the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA).
- Open water, Swim styles, Dolphin kick are three popular competition styles in swimming.
- It is a part of the Summer Olympic Games since 1896.
- Olympic events are held in a 50-meter pool, called a long course pool.
- There are 16 events in men and women categories in Olympic swimming.