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Natatorium
   means   
An Indoor Swimming Pool
Swimming
   in French is   
Natation
50m by 25m, 25-28°C, Eight 2.5m Wide Lengths
   are all   
Olympic Swimming Pool Measurements
Swimming Pool
   in Creole is   
Pisin
Alan Hollinghurst
   won the award for the book   
The Swimming Pool Library
1989
Michael Phelps
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 2004-2008 -- 14/0/2=16
Mark Spitz
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 1968-1972 -- 9/1/1=11
Jenny Thompson
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 1992-2004 -- 8/3/1=12
Ian Thorpe
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
Australia -- 2000-2004 -- 5/3/1=9
Krisztina Egerszegi
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
Hungary -- 1988-1996 -- 5/1/1=7
Don Schollander
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 1964-1968 -- 5/1/0=6
Johnny Weissmuller
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
Also in Water polo -- United States -- 1924-1928 -- 5/0/1=6
Dawn Fraser
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
Australia -- 1956-1964 -- 4/4/0=8
Kornelia Ender
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
East Germany -- 1972-1976 -- 4/4/0=8
Janet Evans
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 1988-1992 -- 4/1/0=5
Anastasia Davydova
   won gold medals in   
Synchronized Swimming
Russia -- 2004-2008 -- 4/0/0=4
Anastasia Ermakova
   won gold medals in   
Synchronized Swimming
Russia -- 2004-2008 -- 4/0/0=4
Lenny Krayzelburg
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 2000-2004 -- 4/0/0=4
Natalie Coughlin
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 2004-2008 -- 3/4/4=11
Pieter Van Den Hoogenband
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
Netherlands -- 2000-2004 -- 3/2/2=7
Ryan Lochte
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 2004-2008 -- 3/1/2=6
Shane Gould
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
Australia -- 1972 -- 3/1/1=5
Mary T. Meagher
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 1984-1988 -- 3/0/1=4
Jim Montgomery
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 1976 -- 3/0/1=4
Ethelda Bleibtrey
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 1920 -- 3/0/0=3
Olga Brusnikina
   won gold medals in   
Synchronized Swimming
Russia -- 2000-2004 -- 3/0/0=3
Helene Madison
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
United States -- 1932 -- 3/0/0=3
Stephanie Rice
   won gold medals in   
Swimming
Australia -- 2008 -- 3/0/0=3
Matt Biondi
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 8 Gold, 2 Silver, One Bronze. World Championships - 6 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze. Pan Pacific Games - 13 Gold Medals
Olga Brusnikina
   has excelled in   
Synchronized Swimming
Olympics - 3 Gold Medals (Duet & Team Competition)
Krisztina Egerszegi
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 5 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze Medal. World Championships - 2 Gold, 1 Silver Medal
Janet Evans
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 4 Gold, 1 Silver Medal. World Championships - 3 Gold, 1 Silver Medal
Dawn Fraser
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 4 Gold, 4 Silver Medals
Michael Gross
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Nicknamed "The Albatross" due to his especially long arms which gave him a total span of 2.13 m.
Grant Hackett
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 3 Gold, 3 Silver, 1 Bronze Medal. World Championships - 10 Gold, 6 Silver, 2 Bronze Medals
Duke Paoa Kahanamoku
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 3 Gold, 2 Silver. Regarded as the person who popularized the modern sport of surfing.
Maria Kiseleva
   has excelled in   
Synchronized Swimming
Olympics - 3 Gold Medals
Mary T. Meagher
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 3 Gold, 1 Bronze medal. World Championships - 2 Gold, 5 Silver, 2 Bronze medals
Kristin Otto
   has excelled in   
Swimming
The first woman to win six gold medals at the 1988 Seoul Olympic games.
Michael Phelps
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 14 Gold, 2 Bronze medals. World Championships - 17 Gold, 3 Silver medals.
Don Schollander
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 5 Gold, 1 Silver medal.
Mark Spitz
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Known for winning seven gold medals at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, an achievement surpassed only when Michael Phelps won his eighth gold medal of the 2008 Olympics.
Jenny Thompson
   has excelled in   
Swimming
One of the most decorated Olympians in history, winning twelve medals, including eight gold medals, while representing the United States of America in the 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004 Summer Olympics.
Ian Thorpe
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Nicknamed 'Thorpedo', won five Olympic gold medals and the first person to win six gold medals in on World Championship (2001).
Pieter Van Den Hoogenband
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze medals. World Championships - 8 Silver, 2 Bronze medals.
Johnny Weissmuller
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Won five Olympic Gold medasls. Also won 52 US National Championships and set 67 world records.
Lynne Cox
   wrote the autobiography   
Swimming to Antarctica
2006, long distance swimming
Swimming Upstream (2003)
   is a film about   
Tony Fingleton
Portrayed by Jesse Spencer
Swimming To _____
   is missing   
Cambodia
1987
Women’s 10km Open Water Swimming
   gold medal was won by   
Sharon Van Rouwendaal
Netherlands






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