The best swimming competitions
Swimming tickets are available to buy here at StubHub. Having ancient roots that go as far back as the Stone Age and having been practised in the first modern Summer Games, swimming is a sport that has continued to thrive throughout the years. With events like relays, medleys, freestyle, diving, synchronised swimming, water aquatics and many more to choose from, you truly are spoilt for choice when it comes to swimming events.
Who would you say is the best swimmer in the world? Why not see for yourself by watching some of the world's finest athletes compete in a swimming competition in a country of your choosing? Be there so close that you can smell the chlorine in the pool and watch the swimmers race through the water like giant fish for the big finish! Buy swimming tickets today and secure your place in the crowd!
About competitive swimming
While humans have been swimming for millennia, the idea of swimming competitively is a surprisingly recent sport. Competitive swimming became popular in the 19th century in England and in 1828 the first indoor swimming pool St George's Baths was opened to the public. Initially, the swimming technique used competitively was very similar to the modern-day breaststroke. However, in 1844, two Native Americans competing in a competition in London introduced the, now widely-used, front crawl to an international audience. This swimming stroke is still widely regarded as the most powerful technique to use today. Swimming was a sport at the Summer Games in Athens in 1896, however, it wasn't until the games in 1952 that all four swimming techniques (front crawl, breast-stroke, backstroke and butterfly) were introduced.
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Great swimmers throughout history
Countries like the United States and Australia have a proud history of developing great swimming talent. Who can forget Mark Spitz and his seven gold medals in 1972 or Michael Phelps who went one better with eight gold medals in 2008. Then there's Australia's Ian Thorpe (the "Thorpedo) who set the home games in Sydney alight in 2000. You can see the world's best swimmers in the pool when you get your Swimming tickets here at StubHub.