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SWIMMING POOL According to Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) the following are the measurements of a standard swimming pool. The pool is divided into eight lanes and have two areas at each side of the pool. * Length is 50m (164 feet) * Width is 25m (82 feet) * Lanes length 2.5m (8.2 feet) * Two areas length 2.5m (8.2 feet) * Water temperature 25-28°C (77-82.4°F) tangkasnet rakeback
HISTORY OF SWIMMING * Stone Age swimming drawings were found near Sura, in the southwestern part of Egypt. Written references date back up to 2000 B.C. * First swimming book was written in 1538 by Nicolas Wynman, German professor of languages. * Competitive swimming started around 1800 in Europe. * Swimming was part of the first modern Summer Olympics games in Athens in 1896. * At the Summer Olympic Games, swimming is a popular event, where male and female athletes compete in 13 of the recognized events each. * The world swimming association Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) was formed in 1908. tangkasnet rakeback
Swimming is a competitive sport in which humans move themselves through water. It is a popular recreational activity, in particular where the climate is hot and in areas with natural watercourses. Swimming carries many health benefits. At Summer Olympic Games, swimming is a popular event.Male and female athletes compete in 13 of the recognized events each. Competitive swimming's international governing body FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation) is the competitive swimming's international governing body. tangkasnet rakeback