Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports (Paperback)

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Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports By Jason Page Cover Image


One of the first sports included in the first modern Olympics of 1896, swimming includes contests of power and speed as well as contests measuring precision and artistic merit. This introductory guide gives a brief outline of each of the Olympic events listed below along with fun facts, Olympic stats, and outstanding competitors. Sports include - 50-meters freestyle - short-distance freestyle - middle- and long-distance - freestyle - breaststroke - backstroke - butterfly - medley - relay - diving - water polo - synchro duet - synchro team.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780778740360
ISBN-10: 0778740366
Publisher: Crabtree Classics
Publication Date: March 15th, 2008
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Olympic Sports (Crabtree)