Olympic Swimming Ever since April,6,1896 people have been swimming In the olympics, I’m guessing they do it because they like to otherwise they would need to quit(haha). The very first swimming events in the olympics were the backstroke and the freestyle, so i guess you could say we’ve come a long way. The average age ofmale swimmer in 2016 is 23.
3. Swimming is a major sport that many kids aspire to grow up and do. Swimming can benefit the body vastly, it can benefit your body’s mental and physical healthand it’s a great profession, you also earn a lot of money from just winning alone. The Benefits Swimming can help your body’s health immensely. Swimming builds muscular endurance and strength. It also benefits your Heart rate and keeps it up to a normal range.
Swimming is a great way to boost mental health also. Its also a great recreational activity. Swimming is a great profession (“Swimming – Health Benefits”) Professional Facts Swimming is ajob that combines a hobby (Something you love to do) and a sport. The average swimmer do “10 backstrokes per minute” according. If you don’t feel up to do that would not recommend becoming a swimmer. The Chances that you can get into the olympics are very small, Dr.
G. John Mullensaidthat on average out of 1,850 people that get to olympic trials 50 of the will make it.that’s how small your chances are, but you can still try. (“15 Weird Swimmer Facts”) Ryan lochte; An american olympic medalist that has won (6) gold medals, (3) Bronze medals, and (3)Silver medals Money,Money, Money The american olympicswimmer of 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 ;Ryan lochteis thoughtto take over $2 Million when he goes home from the olympics. The olympic swimmer that wins a Bronze Medal earns $10 Thousand, Silver $15 Thousand, and Gold $25 Thousand. That means that since Ryan Lochte has won 6 Gold medals,three Bronze medals and, 3 Silver medals, it means he has earned $225,000 in olympic winnings.
I guess it’s safe to say they are living the dream life.(“How Olympic Athletes Make a Living – Sports Management Degree Hub”)(Taylor) (http://www.teamusa.org/usa-swimming/athletes/Ryan-Lochte)(“Ryan Lochte”) In conclusion being an olympic swimmer is a once in a lifetime opportunity. It provides many benefits like it builds muscle endurance, mental and physical strength. It is a great professionaljob and a great way to combine a hobby with work.
Olympic swimmers earn a lot of money. If you’d like to swim in the olympics when you grow up and you loved what you read, then becoming an olympic swimmer is the perfect job for you! Work Cited page “15 Weird Swimmer Facts.” Swimming World News. N.p., 15 Mar.
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