Olympic Swimming 2016: Dates, Start Times, TV Schedule, Live Stream

Michael Phelps, the flag bearer for the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, will be one of the most watched athletes over the next two weeks.

He’s swimming in his fifth Olympics and hoping to add to his record 22 medals.

Swimming offers some of the most intense competition of any Olympic sport, so you don’t want to miss any of the action.

Here’s everything you need to watch all the swimming events in Rio.

When: Saturday, Aug. 6 through Tuesday, Aug. 16

Schedule
Saturday, Aug. 6
Men’s
400m Individual medley heats
400m freestyle heats
100m breaststroke heats

Women’s 
100m butterfly heats
400m individual medley heats
4x100m freestyle relay heats

Sunday, Aug. 7
Men’s
200m freestyle heats
100m backstroke heats
4x100m freestyle relay heats
100m breaststroke semifinals
400m individual medley final
400m freestyle final

Women’s
100m backstroke heats
100m breaststroke heats
400m freestyle heats
100m butterfly semifinals
400m individual medley final
4x100m freestyle relay final

Monday, Aug. 8
Men’s
200m butterfly heats
200m freestyle semifinals
100m backstroke semifinal
4x100m freestyle relay final
100m breaststroke final

Women’s
200m freestyle heats
200m individual medley heats
100m breaststroke semifinal
100m backstroke semifinal
400m freestyle final

Tuesday, Aug. 9
Men’s
100m freestyle heats
200m breaststroke heats
200m butterfly semi final
200m freestyle final

Women’s
200m freestyle semi final
200m individual medley semifinal
100m backstroke final
100m breaststroke final

Wednesday, Aug. 10
Men’s
200m backstroke heats
200m individual medley heats
100m freestyle semi finals
200m breaststroke semifinals
200m butterfly final
4x200m freestyle relay final

Women’s
4x200m freestyle relay heats
200m breaststroke heats
100m freestyle heats
200m butterfly semifinals
200m freestyle final
200m individual medley final

Thursday, Aug. 11
Men’s
50m freestyle heats
100m butterfly heats
200m backstroke semifinal
200m individual medley semifinals
200m breaststroke final
100m freestyle final

Women’s
800m freestyle heats
200m backstroke heats
100m freestyle semifinals
200m breaststroke semifinals
200m butterfly final
4x200m freestyle relay final

Friday, Aug 12
Men’s
1500m freestyle heats
4x100m medley relay heats
50m freestyle semifinal
100m butterfly semifinal
200m backstroke final
200m individual medley final

Women’s
50m freestyle heats
4x100m medley relay heats
200m backstroke semifinal
200m breaststroke final
100m freestyle final

Saturday, Aug 13
Men’s
100m butterfly final
50m freestyle final

Women’s
50m freestyle semifinals
200m backstroke final
800m freestyle final

Sunday, Aug. 14
Men’s
1500m freestyle final
4x100m medley relay final

Women’s
50m freestyle final
4x100m medley relay final

Monday, Aug. 15
Women’s
10km marathon

Tuesday, Aug. 16
Men’s
10km marathon

Live Stream: NBCOlympics.com

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Thumbnail photo via Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps

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