FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
NBC SPORTS GROUP CONTINUES 240+ HOURS OF FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS FROM BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Live Diving Coverage Today and Tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
2016 Rio Olympic Gold Medalists Katie Ledecky & Nathan Adrian Headline Live Swimming Coverage Next Week on NBCSN
NBC Presents Swimming Coverage on Saturday, July 29 at 2 p.m. ET and Sunday, July 30, at 3 p.m. ET
Weeklong Live Coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Coverage Streamed Live on NBCSports.com, OlympicChannel.com, the NBC Sports app and the Olympic Channel app
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 18, 2017 – NBC Sports Group continues its 240+ hours of coverage of the FINA World Aquatics Championships from Budapest, Hungary, this week, with live diving coverage on NBCSN today, Tuesday, July 18, and tomorrow, Wednesday, July 19, at 12:30 p.m. ET.
Today’s live diving coverage includes the 3-meter/10-meter team event. The women’s 10-meter platform final, featuring 2016 Olympian Jessica Parratto, follows tomorrow on NBCSN.
Beginning Monday, July 24, NBCSN presents five consecutive days of live swimming semifinal and final action at 11:30 a.m. ET. NBC hosts coverage of the swimming event on Saturday, July 29, at 2 p.m. ET and Sunday, July 30, at 3 p.m. ET.
Highlighting the field for Team USA are Katie Ledecky, who won five medals, including four gold, at the 2016 Rio Olympics; two-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel; and Rio 100m breaststroke champion Lilly King. The men’s field features eight-time Olympic medalist Nathan Adrian and Caeleb Dressel, who won gold with Team USA in the men’s 4×100m freestyle relay and 4×100m medley relay in Rio.
Bill Doleman (play-by-play) and Cynthia Potter (analyst) will call diving coverage, while Todd Harris (play-by-play) will call swimming joined by analyst Rowdy Gaines and reporter Heather Cox.
Comprehensive weeklong coverage of the event, including diving, open water swimming, swimming, synchronized swimming, and water polo, is available on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. Click here for more information on the channel’s programming schedule this week.
Coverage will be streamed on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, OlympicChannel.com, and the Olympic Channel app.
Following is the FINA World Aquatics Championships schedule on NBCSN and NBC:
|Tues., July 18||12:30 p.m.||Diving: 3-meter/10-meter Team Event (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 19||12:30 p.m.||Diving: Women’s 10-meter Platform (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 23||2 p.m.||Swimming: Semifinals and Finals||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 24||11:30 a.m.||Swimming: Semifinals and Finals (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 25||11:30 a.m.||Swimming: Semifinals and Finals (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 26||11:30 a.m.||Swimming: Semifinals and Finals (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 27||11:30 a.m.||Swimming: Semifinals and Finals (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 28||11:30 a.m.||Swimming: Semifinals and Finals (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 29||2 p.m.||Swimming: Semifinals and Finals||NBC|
|Sun., July 30||3 p.m.||Swimming: Semifinals and Finals||NBC|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–