Tokyo Olympics 2021 Swimming TV Listings, Schedule, Timing

The swimming competitions at the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo to take place from 24 July to 5 August 2021 at the Olympic Aquatics Centre. Swimming events set for 24 July – 1 August 2021 and marathon swimming set for 4–5 August 2021.

Venue: Olympic Aquatics Centre
Dates: 24 July – 1 August 2021 and 4–5 August 2021 (Marathon)
No. of events: 37
Competitors: 928

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Swimming Live Streaming + TV Channel Details, Broadcast Rights

The Sony Pictures Networks India has been awarded the broadcast rights in India and its subcontinent for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. It will provide television coverage on Sony and live streaming through their SonyLiv app and website with a premium subscription. Jio users can enjoy live streaming of Olympics for free on Jio TV app. DD Sports will also televise all Indian matches of Olympics 2021. DD sports is free to air channel in India.

In Australia, Seven West Media secured the exclusive Australian free-to-air and subscription broadcast television rights, as well as radio rights with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through until 2020. CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada’s Olympic network will telecast event for Canadian audiences. CBC’s detailed coverage of Tokyo 2020 will feature live broadcasts from every venue and include every Canadian medal-winning moment, with more than 3775 hours of live coverage on multiple platforms and it also partners with TSN and Sportsnet to provide live event coverage, giving audiences multiple options as to what to watch on TV each day.

Channel 7 hold the exclusive broadcast rights to the Tokyo Olympics and the coverage will be spread across the network’s channels — 7, 7TWO and 7mate. The coverage will also be streamed via 7plus, with a 24/7 live stream and a dedicated Olympic channel throughout the games. 7plus will also be free once you sign up with an email address and some personal details.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded broadcast rights in Africa for the next four editions of the Olympic Games. DStv SuperSport, Econet Media and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has secured free-to-air rights to provide detailed coverage in the Sub-Saharan.

In the United Kingdom the BBC will be sole broadcaster of the games. BBC One and BBC Two will broadcast more than 350 hours of action live from Tokyo, covering all 33 sports, while a second live stream will be available on BBC iPlayer. The Tokyo 2020 Tokyo Games also going to be live on Eurosport.

NBCUniversal, the parent company of CNBC will show more than 7,000 hours of content from the Tokyo Olympics across its networks and streaming platforms. NBCUniversal will air more than 7,000 hours of Olympics coverage including the USA men’s basketball team’s chase for a 16th gold medal, women’s basketball, women’s soccer, swimming and gymnastics featuring USA champion Simone Biles. More than 5,000 hours will stream on NBColympics website. In addition, cable sports network NBCSN will broadcast more than 440 hours and USA Network more than 380 hours on USA Network. The Olympic Channel will show Team USA competitions, including wrestling and tennis. The Golf Channel will show golf events, and Telemundo Deportes will air competitions in Spanish language.

European fans can watch live coverage of Summer Olympics on Discovery, Inc. and Eurosport. German spectators can watch TV telecast of Tokyo summer Olympics 2021 on ARD and ZDF TV channels as well as on its digital platform that include official website and apps. Host Japan sports enthusiasts can enjoy live streaming of Olympics 2021 on Japan Consortium TV channel.


TV Channel/Broadcast Rights

Armenia APMTV
Asia Dentsu
Australia Seven Network
Austria ORF
Argentina TyC Sports
Barbados CBC
Belarus Belteleradio
Belgium VRT, RTBF
Bolivia Bolivisión
Bosnia & Herzegovina BHRT
Brazil Grupo Globo, BandSports
Bulgaria BNT
Canada CBC/Radio-Canada, Sportsnet, TSN, TLN
Caribbean International Media Content Ltd., SportsMax
Chile TVN
China CCTV, Migu
Chinese Taipei Chunghwa Telecom, EBC, ELTA, PTS
Croatia HRT
Colombia Caracol Televisión
Costa Rica Repretel
Czech Republic ČT
Denmark DR
Ecuador RTS
Estonia Postimees Group
Europe Discovery, Inc., Eurosport
Finland Yle
France France Télévisions, Eurosport
Georgia GPB
Germany ARD, ZDF
Greece ERT
Hungary MTVA
Honduras VTV
Hong Kong i-Cable, PCCW, TVB
Iceland RÚV
Indian subcontinent Sony Pictures Networks
Indonesia TVRI
Ireland RTÉ
Italy RAI
Japan Japan Consortium
Kenya KTN
Kosovo RTK
Latin America América Móvil, DirecTV
Latvia LTV
Lithuania TV3
Luxembourg RTL
Malaysia Astro, RTM, Unifi TV
Mexico Televisa, TV Azteca, Imagen Televisión
MENA beIN Sports
Moldova TVR
Montenegro RTCG
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky, TVNZ
North Korea SBS
North Macedonia MRT
Norway TVNorge
Oceania Sky
Paraguay SNT
Peru Grupo ATV
Philippines Cignal TV
Poland TVP
Portugal RTP
Romania TVR
Serbia RTS
Singapore Mediacorp
Slovakia RTVS
Slovenia RTV
Spain RTVE
South Africa SABC, SuperSport
South Korea Coupang, KBS, MBC, SBS
Sub-Saharan Africa Infront Sports & Media, SuperSport
Sweden Kanal 5
Switzerland SRG SSR
Thailand AIS, GMM25, Plan B, JKN18, PPTV, TV Pool, True4U
Turkey TRT
Ukraine Suspilne
United Kingdom BBC, Eurosport
United States NBC Universal, Candy TV, Plus+

Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, United Republic of Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Swimming Schedule and Timing

Swimming at the 2020 Olympics will feature a total of 37 events (18 each for men and women and 1 mixed event), including two 10 km open-water marathons.

Freestyle: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, and 1,500;
Backstroke: 100 and 200;
Breaststroke: 100 and 200;
Butterfly: 100 and 200;
Individual medley: 200 and 400;
Relays: 4×100 free, 4×200 free; 4×100 medley (men’s, women’s, and mixed)
Marathon: 10 kilometres

July 24, 2021

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

July 25, 2021
Men’s 400m individual medley final
Women’s 100m butterfly semi-finals
Men’s 400m freestyle final
Women’s 400m individual medley final
Men’s 100m breaststroke semi-finals
Women’s 4x100m freestyle final
Women’s 100m backstroke heats
Men’s 200m freestyle heats
Women’s 100m breaststroke heats
Men’s 100m backstroke heats
Women’s 400m freestyle heats
Men’s 4x100m freestyle heats

Monday, July 26
Women’s 100m butterfly final
Men’s 200m freestyle semi-finals
Women’s 100m breaststroke semi-finals
Men’s 100m breaststroke final
Women’s 400m freestyle final
Men’s 100m backstroke semi-finals
Women’s 100m backstroke semi-finals
Men’s 4x100m freestyle final
Women’s 200m freestyle heats
Men’s 200m butterfly heats
Women’s 200m individual medley heats
Women’s 1500m freestyle heats

Tuesday, July 27
Women’s 200m freestyle semi-finals
Men’s 200m freestyle final
Women’s 100m backstroke final
Men’s 100m backstroke final
Women’s 100m breaststroke final
Men’s 200m butterfly semi-finals
Women’s 200m individual medley semi-finals
Men’s 100m freestyle heats
Women’s 200m butterfly
Men’s 200m breaststroke heats
Men’s 4x200m freestyle heats
Men’s 800m freestyle heats

Wednesday, July 28
Men’s 100m freestyle semi-finals
Women’s 200m freestyle final
Men’s 200m butterfly final
Women’s 200m butterfly semi-finals
Men’s 200m breaststroke semi-finals
Women’s 200m individual medley final
Women’s 1500m freestyle final
Men’s 4x200m freestyle final
Women’s 100m freestyle heats
Men’s 200m backstroke heats
Women’s 200m breaststroke heats
Men’s 200m individual medley heats
Women’s 4x200m freestyle heats

Thursday, July 29
Men’s 800m freestyle final
Women’s 200m breaststroke final
Women’s 100m freestyle semi-finals
Men’s 200m backstroke semi-finals
Women’s 200m butterfly final
Men’s 100m freestyle final
Women’s 200m breaststroke semi-finals
Men’s 200m individual medley semi-finals
Women’s 4x200m freestyle final
Women’s 800m freestyle heats
Men’s 100m butterfly heats
Women’s 200m backstroke heats
Mixed 4x100m medley relay heats

Friday, July 30
Men’s 100m butterfly semi-finals
Women’s 200m breaststroke final
Men’s 200m backstroke final
Women’s 100m freestyle final
Men’s 200m individual medley final
Women’s 200m backstroke semi-finals
Men’s 50m freestyle heats
Women’s 50m freestyle heats
Men’s 1500m freestyle heats
Women’s 4x100m medley relay heats
Men’s 4x100m medley relay heats

Saturday, July 31

Men’s 100m butterfly final
Women’s 200m backstroke final
Women’s 800m freestyle final
Men’s 50m freestyle semi-finals
Women’s 50m freestyle semi-finals
Mixed 4x100m medley relay final

Sunday, August 1
Men’s 50m freestyle final
Women’s 50m freestyle final
Men’s 1500m freestyle final
Women’s 4x100m medley final
Men’s 4x100m medley final

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