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Exhibition Sports at the 1906 'Intercalated' Olympic Games

The main Swedish aquatic exhibition was held in the Neo Phaliron Bay on April 29. The display, watched by the Royal Greek family and by multiple spectators on boats, included demonstrations of diving, figure swimming, underwater swimming, life-saving and water polo.

At the opening ceremony of the 1906 intercalated games in Athens, there were demonstrations of gymnastics by a Greek team, Danish women team, and a Swedish team. The Danish team comprised 14 Danish female gymnasts, presenting a demonstration of the Danish gymnastic system.

1906 Exhibition of figure swimming 1906 Exhibition of figure swimming in the Bay of Neo Phaleron


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