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Swimming at the Olympic Games
Facts about Swimming in the Olympics
Swimming in the Olympic Games width=  Olympics Swimming has been part of the olympic program 31 times.
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After the Rio Olympics a total of 669 medal sets have been awarded in Olympic Swimming. Go here for an all-time list of Medalists in Swimming.

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There has been 57 different Events in Olympic Swimming.

Medal table for Swimming in the Olympics
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. USA 247173 136 556
2. AUS 6164 64 189
3. GDR 3832 22 92
4. HUN 2825 20 73
5. JPN 2226 33 81
Complete Olympic Swimming Medalstanding
Swimming in the Olympic Programme
Olympic Games Venue Number of Events
Mixed Women Men
Athens 1896 Zea Bay, Piraeus0 0 4
Paris 1900 Seine Bassin de Suresnes0 0 7
St. Louis 1904 Life Saving Exhibition Lake0 0 10
London 1908 Shepherds Bush Stadium0 0 6
Stockholm 1912 Djurgaardsbrunnviken0 2 7
Antwerp 1920 Stade Nautique Olympique0 3 7
Paris 1924 Stade de Tourelles0 5 6
Amsterdam 1928 Schwimmen, Olympia Sportpark0 5 6
Los Angeles 1932 Swimming Stadium, Olympic Park0 5 6
Berlin 1936 Olympia Schwimmstadion0 5 6
London 1948 Empire Pool, Wembley0 5 6
Helsinki 1952 Uimastadion0 5 6
Melbourne 1956 Swimming Stadium0 6 7
Rome 1960 Stadio del Nuoto0 7 8
Tokyo 1964 Yoyogi National Gymnasium0 8 10
Mexico City 1968 Francisco Marquez Olympic Pool0 14 15
Munich 1972 Schwimmhalle, Olympiapark0 14 15
Montreal 1976 Olympic Pool0 13 13
Moscow 1980 Olympiysky Swimming Pool0 13 13
Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Swim Stadium0 15 15
Seoul 1988 Olympic Indoor Swimming Pool 0 15 16
Barcelona 1992 Piscines Bernat Picornell0 15 16
Atlanta 1996 Georgia Tech Aquatic Center0 16 16
Sydney 2000 Sydney International Aquatic Centre0 16 16
Athens 2004 Olympic Aquatic Centre0 16 16
Beijing 2008 National Aquatics Center0 17 17
London 2012 Aquatics Centre, Olympic Park0 17 17
Rio 2016 Olympic Aquatic Stadium0 17 17
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Aquatics Centre1 18 18
Paris 2024 Aquatics Centre1 18 18
Los Angeles 2028 Dedeaux Field1 18 18
International Swimming Federation
The Olympic competitions in Swimming is organised by the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) in cooperation with the host city of the specific games. Follow the link for more information about world championships, the international organisation, general history of Swimming etc.
These Swimming facts about Swimming in the olympics is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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