What Makes An Olympic Swimming Pool 'Fast'?
A deeper pool means less turbulent water to swim against, which might help explain why world swimming records keep getting broken.By Evan Thomas | August 13, 2016
The oldest Olympic swimming records are from the 2008 games in Beijing. Setting new record times has become a bit of a trend since then.
Yes, these are some of the most capable swimmers on the planet. But experts think the pools themselves might have something to do with it, too.