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A highly unusual, yet undeniably fun race, swam over 200 meters. Competitors first had to swim to a pole, climb up and down the pole, then swim a bit, clamber over 2 boats, swim under two more boats, and then swim to the finish. This was held only once, during the 1900 Olympics, and was won by Frederick Lane of Australia.

Swimming obstacle race The swimming obstacle race was included in the 1900 Olympics.

John Jarvis won Olympic gold in swimming 1000m freestyle and 4000m freestyle at the Paris 1900 Olympic Games.

John Jarvis won Olympic gold in swimming freestyle and freestyle at the Paris 1900 Olympic Games.

diaforetiko.gr : Τα καφενεία της Αθήνας του 1900! …Ένα νοσταλγικό ταξίδι στο χρόνο !!!Κέντρο Villa Caprice,στην Έπαυλη Θων,28 Ιουνίου 1912

diaforetiko.gr : Τα καφενεία της Αθήνας του 1900! …Ένα νοσταλγικό ταξίδι στο χρόνο !!!Κέντρο Villa Caprice,στην Έπαυλη Θων,28 Ιουνίου 1912

SWIMMING: Norman Ross won three gold medals at the 1920 Olympics. He set 12 world records at international distances and won 18 AAU championships. He swam for Stanford and later attended Northwestern Law School.

SWIMMING: Norman Ross won three gold medals at the 1920 Olympics. He set 12 world records at international distances and won 18 AAU championships. He swam for Stanford and later attended Northwestern Law School.

Πειραιάς 1900 - 1906; Φωτογράφος: Αναστάσιος Γαζιάδης [γεν. 1853 – † 1931]

Πειραιάς 1900 - 1906; Φωτογράφος: Αναστάσιος Γαζιάδης [γεν. 1853 – † 1931]

Το ελληνικό καλοκαίρι / Greek Summer Πάρος, 1960  Φωτ. Ζαχαρίας Στέλλας Φωτογραφικά Αρχεία Μουσείου Μπενάκη  Paros island, 1960 Photo by Zacharias Stellas Benaki Museum Photographic Archives

Paros island, 1960 Photo by Zacharias Stellas Benaki Museum Photographic Archives

The Custom House at the Port of Piraeus and Saint Nicholas church or Saint Nikolaos the protector of sailors 1916 | Πειραιάς

The Custom House at the Port of Piraeus and Saint Nicholas church or Saint Nikolaos the protector of sailors 1916

Kifissos - Kolokinthou; Athens, Greece 1870.

Kifissos - Kolokinthou; Athens, Greece 1870.