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Olympic swimming has come a long way, to temperature-controlled 50-metre pools, wave-killing gutters, lane markers designed to reduce turbulence, and status as one of the Games' glamour events. It is far removed from those early days. [Full story]

List of Events

On the program of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, Beijing 2008
  • • 100m backstroke Men
  • • 100m breaststroke Men
  • • 100m butterfly Men
  • • 100m freestyle Men
  • • 1500m freestyle Men
  • • 200m backstroke Men
  • • 200m breaststroke Men
  • • 200m butterfly Men
  • • 200m freestyle Men
  • • 200m individual medley Men
  • • 400m freestyle Men
  • • 400m individual medley Men
  • • 4x100m freestyle relay Men
  • • 4x100m medley relay Men
  • • 4x200m freestyle relay Men
  • • 50m freestyle Men
  • • marathon 10km Men
  • • 100m backstroke Women
  • • 100m breaststroke Women
  • • 100m butterfly Women
  • • 100m freestyle Women
  • • 200m backstroke Women
  • • 200m breaststroke Women
  • • 200m butterfly Women
  • • 200m freestyle Women
  • • 200m individual medley Women
  • • 400m freestyle Women
  • • 400m individual medley Women
  • • 4x100m freestyle relay Women
  • • 4x100m medley relay Women
  • • 4x200m freestyle relay Women
  • • 50m freestyle Women
  • • 800m freestyle Women
  • • marathon 10km Women

Hall of Fame

Michael Phelps Michael Phelps When he was only 15 years old, Michael Phelps ... [Full story]

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