2016 Olympic champ Penny Oleksiak leads all women’s 100 free seeds for Canada, while 2012 Olympic champ Nathan Adrian is the top men’s seed.
The international contingent on the men;s side will be headlined by Great Britain’s Adam Peaty, who smashed the 100 breast World Record to win gold in Rio last summer.
British breaststroke Olympic gold medalist Adam Peaty is expected to race in Sheffield as a guest of honor at the BUCS Long Course Championships this weekend.
Riding the wave of success thrown down by Great Britain in the pool at the 2016 Olympic Games, the first batch of tickets for the 2017 British Swimming Championships are now available.
The latest viral video trend (originated by @JimmyDonofrio) demonstrates the length of Katie Ledecky’s 17 second 800 free victory by playing Santana’s “Smooth” and Vanessa Carlton’s “A Thousand Miles” in the between time.
Assuming Michael Phelps isn’t making a comeback down the road, this will be his last individual race ever where he will look to four-peat in this event winning gold number five of these games and 23 all time.
Watch Katie Ledecky’s world record shattering swim in the 800 freestyle.
Boglarka Kapas won bronze in the 800 free to re-break her own Hungarian national record set in the prelims.
Katie Ledecky will look for her second straight 800 free Olympic title tonight.
Finally Michael Phelps is up in the men’s 100m butterfly. This event is arguably the toughest on his schedule for him. He wasn’t remarkably fast at the US Olympic Trials but has shown throughout this meet that he’s much better than he was just a few weeks ago.
Florent Manaudou finally gets his opportunity to shine individually here in Rio with the men’s 50 free getting underway today.
British Prime Minister Theresa May sends a personal messages of congratulations to swimmers Adam Peaty and Jazz Carlin.
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Watch Katie Ledecky’s historic 400 freestyle in the final at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.