Swimming Moves Into National Popularity Charts

ROCHESTER, New York, January 27. ACCORDING to polling conducted by Harris Interactive, swimming has jumped into the discussion of what is America's Favorite Sport for the first time since 1985.

The Harris Poll, which has been polling the country regarding its favorite sport since 1985, announced in a press release that swimming was included for the first time as two percent of participants stated swimming was their favorite sport.

The poll lists professional football as the favorite with 31 percent of the votes, while baseball has 16 percent. College football (12 percent), auto racing (eight percent) and men's professional basketball (six percent) completed the top five.

The poll canvassed 2,388 adults in the U.S. from Dec. 9-15 last year.

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