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The History of Swimming: From the Maya to the Aztecs...And More

The History of Swimming: From the Maya to the Aztecs...And More Swimming is universal to all races and cultures. However, in these times, we see very few representatives from the indigenous populations of Africa, the Americas or Oceania competing in aquatic sports at the Olympic Games. This fact has...

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Growing in Experience, Hwang Sun-Woo Aiming to Be Best Self by Paris

Growing in Experience, Hwang Sun-Woo Aiming to Be Best Self by Paris Hwang Sun-Woo doesn’t have to be told about the pressure that comes with being a star athlete in South Korea. He knows the historical context, from his performance at the Tokyo Olympics last summer to his medal at the 2022 World Ch...

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The Pros and Cons of the Stroke 50s Being Added to the Olympics?

The Pros and Cons of the Stroke 50s Being Added to the Olympics? By Daniel Zeng, Swimming World Intern More and more events have been added to the Olympic program since the first Modern Games in 1896. At those Athens Games, four events were contested, solely with men. The 100-meter freestyle, 500-me...