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Facts about Swimming in the Olympics

Swimming in the Olympic Games  Olympics Swimming has been part of the Olympic program 29 times (including this year).
Swimming medal sets in the Olympics  Medals

A total of 595 Swimming events have been held all-time in the Olympics (including planned events this year).

Number of Swimming events in the Olympic Games  Events There has been 57 different events in Olympic Swimming.

Medal table for Swimming in the Olympics

Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. USA 259182 145 586
2. AUS 7167 72 210
3. GDR 3832 22 92
4. HUN 2927 20 76
5. JPN 2427 33 84
All-time Olympic Swimming Medal table

Swimming in the Olympic Programme

Olympic Games Venue 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 Tokyo Aquatics Centre1 18 18

International Swimming Federation

The Olympic competitions in Swimming is organized 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 organization, general history of
These facts about Swimming in the Olympics is based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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