Australian swimmers have won 58 Olympic gold medals in swimming, more than athletes have won in any other sport. Read about what makes a good swimmer, the various competitions, the rules in the pool, and the history of swimming in Australia.
Find out about open water swimming and diving. Great Aussie Sports - Swimming also contains profiles of current stars and details of Australian champions and great moments in swimming. Find out about learn-to-swim programs and how you can join a swimming club to enjoy this great sport.
This dynamic series focuses on popular sports played in Australia today. With particular emphasis on the sport's development within Australia, describing rules, forms of scoring, and the various levels of competition. Includes profiles of legendary players and competitors of the past and present and descriptions of the nation's greatest sporting moments. Information on skills, training and local groups will encourage young people to get involved.
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