Synchronized Swimming Has a History That Dates Back to Ancient Rome

From Smithsonian Magazine by Vicki Valosik:

“Most people think of synchronized swimming, which gained Olympic status in 1984, as a newcomer sport that dates back only as far as Esther Williams’ midcentury movies. But the aquatic precursors of synchronized swimming are nearly as old as the Olympics themselves.”

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/synchronized-swimming-has-history-dates-back-ancient-rome-180960108/?no-ist

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