Swimming, a mixture of strength and technique to move in the water. 4 totally different styles are competed one from the other, these are: Butterfly, Back, Chest and Free. Individual or relay events are competed, with Lima 2019 being the first Pan American Games to align with the Olympic program and with the premiere of mixed relays (female and male).
Swimming is part of the program since Athens1896, the first Olympic Games of the modern era. Women were not able to compete until 1912.