Other Interesting Swimming Facts and Trivia:
The first ocean liner with a swimming pool is the Titanic.
The two-piece bathing suit known as bikini got its name from Bikini Atoll, a US nuclear test site in the South Pacific.
Actress Esther Williams popularized synchronized swimming when she starred in movies known as “aqua musicals” produced by MGM in the forties and fifties. Aqua musicals were about synchronized swimming.
Over 50% of world-class swimmers suffer from shoulder pain.