For living animals, a swim or swimming is a way of moving in water. Swimming is an activity that can be both fun and tiring. Its primary uses are jumping, diving, caching, drinking, and splashing.
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Swimming has been known amongst humans since the dinosaur times; the earliest record of swimming dates back to the Stone Age from around 7,000 years ago. Competitive swimming started in Europe around 1800 and was part of the first modern 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, though not in a form comparable to the contemporary events. It was not until 1908 that regulations were implemented by the world wide Swimming Federation to make competitive swimming.
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