The component of fitness most important for success in swimming?

There are a range of fitness components that contribute to successful swimming performance, and the importance of these will vary between the different disciplines. For this exercise, consider the event the 200m freestyle. More than one component is usually important, though in this poll we ask you only to nominate what you consider the most important fitness component.

Which of these components of fitness is the most important for success in swimming?

Body Size and Composition
Muscle Strength
Muscular Endurance
Speed / Quickness
Balance and Coordination
Cardiovascular Endurance

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