Swimming is not just a game but it is hobby for most of us. Being a sport, swimming has more fans than most other sports included in Rio Olympics including cycling, equestrian and canoeing together. Swimmers from different countries will take part in the swimming competition rounds in Rio Olympics 2016, few of them will become the medalist. For those who love to watch the swimming rounds of Olympics 2016, here we will guide you and will publish the streaming links to this water sport for you. So if you don’t want to miss a single moment or a dive of your favorite swimmer, keep in touch with first row sports for updates on swimming live streaming.
Swimming in Olympics is really an extra-ordinary sport as there are many big names taking part in it to prove their abilities and to earn rewards in the form of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals. In the long awaited Olympics, swimming remains the main game of every mega event. Here is the complete detail on how to watch the swimming live online or the sports TV channels that will bring it live in your country. But first take a look of the Rio swimming schedule to make plans accordingly.
Rio Olympics Open Water Swimming Schedule (Men’s and Women’s)
Swimming competition of Rio Olympics will start from Saturday 6thAugust and will continue till 16thAugust.Both men and women are taking part in the open water swimming competition. The format include the free-style swimming, Butterfly swimming,backstroke swimming,breaststroke swimming and medley relay.
Saturday, 6 August 2016
- Heats: Men and Women 400. Individual Medley; Women 100m butterfly; Men 400m freestyle; Men 100m breaststroke; Women 4*100m freestyle relay. (9.30 PM PT)
- Men and Women 100m IM Final; Women 100m Butterfly Semis; Men 400m freestyle final; Men 100m breaststroke semis; Women 4*100m freestyle relay final. (6.30 AM PT)
Sunday, 7 August 2016
- Heats: Men and Women 100m backstroke; Men 200m freestyle; Women 400m Freestyle; Men 4*100m freestyle relay. (9.30 PM PT)
- Women 100m butterfly final; Men 200m freestyle semis; Women 100m breaststroke semis; Men 100m breaststroke final; Women 400m freestyle final; Men 100m backstroke semis; Men 4*100m freestyle relay final. (6.30 AM PT)
Monday, 8 August 2016
- Women 200m freestyle; Men 200m butterfly; Women 200m individual. (9.30 PM PT)
- Women 200m freestyle Semis; Men 200m freestyle final; Men and Women 100m backstroke final; Women 100m breaststroke final; Men 200m Butterfly semis; Women 200m IM semis. (6.30 AM PT)
Tuesday, 9 August 2016
- Heats: Men 100m freestyle; Women 200m butterfly; Men 200m breaststroke; Men 4*200m freestyle relay. (9.30 PM PT)
- Men 100m freestyle semis; Women 200m freestyle final; Men 200m butterfly final; Women 200m butterfly semis; Men 200m breaststroke semis; Women 200m IM final; Men 4*200m freestyle relay final. (6.30 AM PT)
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
- Heats: Women 100m freestyle; Men 200m backstroke; Women 200m breaststroke; Men 200m IM; Women 4*200m freestyle relay. (9.30 PM PT)
- Men 200m breaststroke final; Women 100m freestyle semis; Men 200m backstroke semis; Women 200m butterfly final; Men 100m freestyle final; Women 200m breaststroke semis; Men 200m IM semis; Women 4*200m freestyle relay final. (6.30 AM PT)
Thursday, 11 August 2016
- Heats; Men 50m freestyle; Women 800m freestyle; Men 100m butterfly; Women 200m Backstroke. (9.30 PM PT)
- Men 50m freestyle semis; Women 200m breaststroke final; Men 200m backstroke final; Women 200m backstroke semis; Men 200m IM final; Women 100m freestyle final; Men 100m butterfly semis. (6.30 AM PT)
Friday, 12 August 2016
- Heats: Women 50m freestyle; Men 1500m freestyle; Men and Women 4*100m medley relays. (9.30 PM PT)
- Women 200m backstroke final; Men 100m butterfly final; Women 800m freestyle final; Men 50m freestyle final; Women 50m freestyle semis. (6.30 AM PT).
Saturday, 13 August 2016
- Day 8 Finals include the Women’s 50m freestyle, Men’s 1500m Freestyle, and the Men’s and Women’s 4*100m medley relays. (6.30 AM PT)
Sunday, 14 August 2016
- No Swimming Events
Monday, 15 August 2016
- Women’s Open water 10k (5.30 PM PT)
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
- Men’s Open water 10k (5.30 PM PT)
Sports TV Channels to Telecast Live Rio Archery Events
To watch the Rio Olympics Swimming competition live on TV, here we have compiled a list TV channels. These TV channels provide location based coverage of Rio games and can be restriction in your country.
Ri0 Olympic 2016 Swimming Live Stream TV
This US based TV channel is the Official broadcaster of 2016 Rio summer Olympics. It will live telecast the Swimming events and rounds for American viewers and Archery lovers. Enjoy the whole season with NBC Olympics for free.
British Broadcasting Company will bring the live events of Swimming for the fans based in UK Ireland and Scotland. The official website of BBC.co.uk will also stream the swimming rounds and main events live for UK viewers as well.
CBC Sports Radio and TV
Here comes a TV channel for Canadian fans of swimming. It will live telecast the events held at Rio.
The above said TV channel is for the fans from Latin America and Caribbean countries.
Indians fans can enjoy the water sports on Star Sports, the official broadcaster of Rio Olympics in India.
Another sports streaming channel for Indian and Asian fans of swimming.
Viewers of Rio from New Zealand can use Sky TV and their streaming website skytv.co.nz to access the streaming of Rio sport events. SuperSport is a big name in sport channel for the African users. The channel can be accessed in 40 different countries of Africa. For Russian fans of archery, NTV Plus is a hope while for Chinese fans of Rio Olympics; CCTV Sports will telecast the live matches, fight and events of Olympics 2016.
Sports Streaming to Watch Live Archery of Rio Olympics
There are plenty of live sports streaming sites that will broadcast the swimming Olympics rounds on the time when it begins. Some of them let you access the event on PPV based (Pay-per-view) with subscription fee as high as $20. However there are some places and resources where you can access the archery events for free without any subscription or signing up. The list of free streaming sites is given below
- First Row Sports: The number 1 free sport streaming site. The site is however got banned in many countries including United States and United Kingdome
- Sports Lemon: Another great streaming site to watch Rio Olympics for free
- Front Row Sports: A popular alternate to Firstrowsports with almost same level of streaming experience as of the first one.
- Firstroweu: In case if the Firstrow Sports is banned in your country
Check these sites, choose the one that best suits your need, provide quality stream, up-to-date and then bookmark it to use later on.