FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
FIVE-TIME OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST KATIE LEDECKY & SEVEN-TIME WORLD CHAMPION CAELEB DRESSEL HEADLINE COVERAGE OF 2018 TYR PRO SWIM SERIES FROM SANTA CLARA THIS WEEK
NBCSN & Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA to Present Live Coverage on Friday & Saturday, Respectively, at 8 p.m. ET
Meet Features Several U.S. Olympic Gold Medalists, Including 12-time Olympic Medalist Ryan Lochte & Four-Time Olympic Medalist Simone Manuel
Coverage Begins Friday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 6, 2018 – Five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky and seven-time world champion Caeleb Dressel headline live coverage of the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series this week from Santa Clara, Calif., across NBCSN, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and NBC Sports Group’s digital platforms.
Live coverage from the George F. Haines International Swim Center begins Friday, June 8, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN and continues this Saturday, June 9, at 8 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
NBCSN’s coverage will also be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA content will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com, OlympicChannel.com, the NBC Sports app, and the Olympic Channel app.
Ledecky, who has broken world records 14 times, and Dressel headline a decorated field that includes four-time Olympic medalist Simone Manuel, 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte, and Olympic medalists Nathan Adrian, Matt Grevers, and Lilly King.
Jason Knapp (play-by-play) will call the action on NBCSN and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA on Friday and Saturday, alongside three-time Olympic gold medalist and analyst Rowdy Gaines.
Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
NBC SPORTS APP: The NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
ABOUT OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal. The TV network offers fans year-round programming of Olympic Sports from around the world, highlighting their favorite American athletes and teams. Programming emphasizes live events from a broad portfolio of summer and winter Olympic Sports. It also includes Olympic-themed original content produced by all three parties, such as original programs produced by filmmakers from around the world commissioned by the global Olympic Channel; rich archival footage from the IOC and NBCU’s libraries of Olympic features and documentaries; and original Team USA programming produced by the USOC that provides authentic, wide-ranging and athlete-focused coverage of the Olympic Movement in the United States. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Select replays and highlights are available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.
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