Olympic swimming venues

Johnson, Steve
February 2000
Swimming World & Junior Swimmer;Feb2000, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p39
Recounts swimming venues of historical Olympic Games. Bay of Zea as swimming venue for the Athens Olympics; Influence of water currents on swimming races at the River Seine in the Paris Olympics; Construction of a man-made lake for the Saint Louis, Missouri Olympics.


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