Swimming in Australia

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Country Australia
Governing body Swimming Australia
National team Australia
Nickname(s) Dolphins
National competitions
International competitions
Audience records
Single match 17,595, 16 September 2000, Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre[1]

Swimming in Australia refers to the sport of Swimming played in Australia. The sport has a high level of participation in the country both recreational and professional.


Frederick Lane was the first Australian olympic swimmer.[2]

Governing Body[edit]

Swimming Australia is the national sporting body.


Australian Swim Team known as The Dolphins participates in major competitions:


  1. ^ http://www.austadiums.com/sport/crowd_records.php
  2. ^ "Australia and Olympic Swimming". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 16 October 2013. 

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