The first finals session of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials – Swimming begins this Sunday night with the men’s and women’s 400 IM finals and the men’s 400 free finals.
The Trials begin with the first prelims session in less than five short days, and NBC will be broadcasting all sessions of prelims and finals between NBC and NBC Sports. The full schedule, which was originally posted on nbcsports.com, is laid out below with times in Eastern Time.
|Day||Time (ET)||Network||Key Events|
|Sunday, June 26||6 p.m.||NBCSN||Qualifying Heats (tape)|
|8 p.m.||NBC||M/W 400 IM; M 400 FR|
|Monday, June 27||6:30 p.m.||NBCSN||Qualifying Heats (tape)|
|8 p.m.||NBC||W 100 FL, 400 FR; M 100 BR|
|Tuesday, June 28||7 p.m.||NBCSN||Qualifying Heats (tape)|
|8 p.m.||NBC||M/W 100 BK; W 100 BR; M 200 FR|
|Wednesday, June 29||7 p.m.||NBCSN||Qualifying Heats (tape)|
|8 p.m.||NBC||W 200 FR, 200 IM; M 200 FL|
|Thursday, June 30||6:30 p.m.||NBCSN||Qualifying Heats (tape)|
|8 p.m.||NBC||M 100 FR, 200 BR; W 200 FL|
|Friday, July 1||6 p.m.||NBCSN||Qualifying Heats (tape)|
|8 p.m.||NBC||W 100 FR, 200 BR; M 200 BK, 200 IM|
|Saturday, July 2||5 p.m.||NBCSN||Qualifying Heats (tape)|
|8 p.m.||NBC||W 200 BK, 800 FR; M 50 FR, 100 FL|
|Sunday, July 3||7 p.m.||NBC||W 50 FR, M 1500 FR|
Prelims will be taped and then broadcasted directly before the finals. All of the finals sessions will be shown at 8pm ET. Live streams of both the prelims and finals each day will also be available, with more information on that here.
The Trials will be contested in Omaha, Nebraska, which is located in the Central Time zone. Wondering when to head to the live stream (or to NBC for finals if you have access in other time zones)? Check out the time differences below:
|Time Zone||Prelims (live)||Finals (+15 mins for NBC TV start)|
|Rio de Janeiro (BRT)||12PM||8:45PM|