FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 2nd, 2018
TWO-TIME OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST LILLY KING HEADLINES LIVE COVERAGE OF 2018 TYR PRO SWIM SERIES FROM COLUMBUS THIS WEEK
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and NBCSN to Present Live Coverage on Saturday & Sunday
Coverage Begins Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
TYR Pro Swim Series Concludes in Columbus, Ohio
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 2, 2018 – Two-time Olympic gold medalist Lilly King headlines live coverage of the final meet of the TYR Pro Swim Series this week from Columbus, Ohio, across NBCSN, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and NBC Sports Group’s digital platforms. Live coverage from the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion at Ohio State University begins this Saturday, July 7, at 6:30 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA before continuing on NBCSN at 7 p.m. ET.
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.
King, the reigning Olympic and world champion in the 100m breaststroke, headlines a decorated field in Columbus that includes eight-time Olympic medalist Allison Schmitt and Rio Olympic silver medalist Chase Kalisz. This weekend’s meet will prepare many participating swimmers for the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, Calif., which will air on NBC, NBCSN and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, with live coverage beginning Wednesday, July 25. The event is part of the 2018 Team USA Summer Champions Series, presented by Xfinity.
Jason Knapp (play-by-play) will call the action on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and NBCSN on Saturday and Sunday, 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.
|Sat., July 7||6:30 p.m.||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA|
|Sun., July 8||6:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
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, PlayStation 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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