synchronized swimming


synchronized swimming

noun

: a sport in which swimmers move together in patterns to music

Full Definition of SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING

:  swimming in which the movements of one or more swimmers are synchronized with a musical accompaniment so as to form changing patterns
synchronized swimmer noun

First Known Use of SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING

1950

synchronized swimming

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Swimming sport in which the movements of one or more swimmers are synchronized with a musical accompaniment. The sport developed in the U.S. in the 1930s and was admitted as an Olympic event (solo and duet only) in 1984; in 1996 the rules were changed to allow only teams of eight women. Teams are judged on compulsory and optional routines.

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