Olympics – Rio 2016

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Rio 2016 Swimming Schedule – Sat 6th Aug to Tue 16th Aug

Similar to previous Olympics since 2000, with the exception of 2008, the swimming program schedule will occur in two segments. For the pool events, prelims are held in the afternoon, followed by the semifinals and final in the evening-night session.

H Heats ½ Semifinals F Final
Men
Date → Sat6 Sun7 Mon8 Tue9 Wed10 Thu11 Fri12 Sat13 Tue16
Event ↓ A N A N A N A N A N A N A N A N A N
50 freestyle H ½ F
100 reestyle H ½ F
200 freestyle H ½ F
400 freestyle H F
1500 freestyle H F
100 backstroke H ½ F
200 backstroke H ½ F
100 breaststroke H ½ F
200 breaststroke H ½ F
100 butterfly H ½ F
200 butterfly H ½ F
200 IM H ½ F
400 IM H F
4×100 free H F
4×200 free H F
4×100 medley H F
10km open water F
Women
Date → Sat6 Sun7 Mon8 Tue9 Wed10 Thu11 Fri12 Sat13 Mon15
Event ↓ A N A N A N A N A N A N A N A N A N
50 freestyle H ½ F
100 freestyle H ½ F
200 freestyle H ½ F
400 freestyle H F
800 freestyle H F
100 backstroke H ½ F
200 backstroke H ½ F
100 breaststroke H ½ F
200 breaststroke H ½ F
100 butterfly H ½ F
200 butterfly H ½ F
200 IM H ½ F
400 IM H F
4×100 free H F
4×200 free H F
4×100 medley H F
10km open water F

A = Afternoon session, N = Night session

The USA Swimming Trials for Rio 2016

The 2016 USA Swimming Olympic Trials will be held for the third straight quadrennial at CenturyLink Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska from June 26 to July 3, 2016. Those qualifying will compete for USA Swimming at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Go here: 2016 USA Swimming Olympic Trials

USA Olympic Trials: Results by Day and Videos by Event

  • Click on the Event to see the video
  • Click on their Names to see the results
  1. Day one: Men 400 IM, Men 400 Free, Women 400 IM
    Chase Kalisz, Conner Jaeger, Maya DiRado
  2. Day two: Women 100 Fly, Men 100 Breast, Women 400 Free
    Kelsi Worrell, Kevin Cordes, Katie Ledecky
  3. Day three: Men 200 Free, Women 100 Back, Men 100 BackWomen 100 Breast
    Townley Haas, Conor Dwyer, Jack Conger, Ryan Lochte, Olivia Smoliga, Ryan Murphy, Lilly King
  4. Day four: Women 200 Free, Men 200 Fly, Women 200 IM
    Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin, Leah Smith, Allison Schmitt, Michael Phelps, Maya DiRado
  5. Day five: Men 200 Breast, Women 200 Fly, Men 100 Free
    Josh Prenot, Cammile Adams, Nathan Adrian, Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Held, Anthony Ervin
  6. Day six: Women 200 Breast, Men 200 Back, Men 200 IM, Women 100 Free
    Lilly King, Ryan Murphy, Michael Phelps, Abbey Weitzeil, Simone Manuel, Amanda Weir, Lia Neal
  7. Day seven: Women 200 Back, Men 100 Fly, Women 800 Free, Men 50 Free
    Maya DiRado, Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Nathan Adrian
  8. Day eight: Women 50 Free, Men 1500 Free
    Abbey Weitzeil, Connor Jaeger

Rio 2016 Swimming – from a South African perspective

The swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are scheduled to take place from 6 to 13 August at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The open-water marathon will be held on 15 and 16 August in Fort Copacabana.

For a South African perspective of Rio 2016 swimming, go here: www.facebook.com/Rio2016swimming/


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