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Jogos Olímpicos de Amsterdã 1928

Olympic swimsuits, 1932 Members of the U. men’s diving team model sleeker versions of the one-piece suit while competing in the 1932 games in Los Angeles. It was the same year Speedo made its.

A giant leap for womankind: A female high jumper at the London Olympics in 1908.

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Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978)[1] was a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.

Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, December 1899 – 14 January was a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.

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Olympic swimsuits, 1936 By the time the 1936 Olympics rolled around in Berlin, swimsuits were starting to shrink, if only just barely. Here, four American Olympians show off their shoulders by the pool.

Michelle Obama & Summer Sanders watch an aquatic event

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama, Ann Romney & Royals Cheer On Swim Teams During 2012 Olympics

Michelle Obama & Summer Sanders watch an aquatic event

Buster Crabbe (far left) and Johnny Weissmuller (far right), Olympic swimmers, 1928. Both later were Tarzan actors.

Olympic swimsuits, 1928 Male swimmers continued to wear speed-resistant one-pieces at the 1928 games in Amsterdam, although the suits began to more clearly take on the shape of what later became known as swim trunks.

Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912 (winners of gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912)

Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie won gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics.

1936    A.G. Spalding & Co. designed the uniforms for the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.  7 Olympic Uniforms of Yore - NYTimes.com

7 Olympic Uniforms of Yore

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