Swimming in Serbia 

The sport is played by each player who is playing swims down  the end and comes back. Sometimes there is a relay. 


It is a penalty if you do a false start or touch the bottom of the pool. Usually there is one person swimming on your team at a time, but ten people swim all together. The swimming meets last about 2-4 hours 

The sport swimming originated in the English colonies. Its was also shown in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics      

You score by coming in places like 1st, 2nd 3rd, and so on. Each place gets points and that is how you score. 

A non Olympic pool has to be 12 meters wide and 25 meters long 


An Olympic pool has to be 20 meters wide and 30 meters long 

A strategy to use for swimming is to breathe out when you are under water and breathe in when you turn your head to the side  

Some major penalties are starting when the whistle  is not blown, or if they don't swim their stroke right. 

Some equipment that is used is the swimsuit, goggles, and the head cap 

 There are professional swimmers, amateur swimmers international swimmers and Olympic swimmers. 

The sport has changed because the swimmers did not wear goggles or swim caps and only men were to be able to swim.

Citations 

"Neptune Township School District." Aquatic Center / Competitive Swimming General Info. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2016.


FINA1908. "Michael Phelps - The Swimming Legend." YouTube. YouTube, 18 Mar. 2016. Web. 19 Apr. 2016.

 "Basic Rules of Swimming." Basic Rules of Swimming. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2016.



"Synchronized Swimming Pool Dimensions | ISport.com." Synchronized Swimming Pool Dimensions | ISport.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Apr. 2016

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"Greenwood Christian Academy." Greenwood Christian Academy. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Apr. 2016

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