FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 27th, 2023
LIVE COVERAGE OF 2023 WORLD PARA SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS PRESENTED BY XFINITY BEGINS MONDAY, JULY 31, IN MANCHESTER ON PEACOCK
Daily Coverage of All Seven Days of 2023 World Para Swimming Championships (July 31-Aug. 12) Streams Live on Peacock
Team USA Paralympians Jessica Long, McKenzie Coan, Matthew Torres, and More Expected to Compete
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 27, 2023 – Peacock presents live coverage of the 2023 World Para Swimming Championships, presented by Xfinity, beginning next Monday, July 31, at 12:30 p.m. ET on Peacock from the Manchester Aquatics Centre in England. Peacock will stream live daily coverage of the seven-day championship event, at 12:30 p.m. ET each day from Monday, July 31, through Sunday, August 6.
The meet will offer Team USA as well as other nations the chance to earn spots to compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris from August 28-September 8 of next year. Over 600 para swimmers from approximately 70 countries are expected to compete in this year’s event.
An elite crew of U.S. Paralympic medalists are expected to compete in Manchester, including 16-time Paralympic gold medalist Jessica Long, four-time Paralympic gold medalist McKenzie Coan, Tokyo Paralympic 100m freestyle S3 silver medalist and ten-time world champion Leanne Smith, Tokyo Paralympic 400m freestyle S8 bronze medalist Matthew Torres, five-time Paralympic medalist Elizabeth Marks, and Tokyo Paralympic 50m freestyle S9 bronze medalist Jamal Hill. U.S. Para Swimming National Champion Olivia Chambers is also set to make her world championship debut.
CNBC will air a “best of” compilation, featuring full races from the championships, on Saturday, August 12, at Noon ET.
How To Watch – Monday, July 31-Saturday, August 12 (all times ET)
- Streaming – Peacock (LIVE), NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
- TV – CNBC
|Mon., July 31||12:30-4:30 p.m.|
|Tues., August 1||12:30-4:30 p.m.|
|Wed., August 2||12:30-4:30 p.m.|
|Thurs., August 3||12:30-4:30 p.m.|
|Fri., August 4||12:30-4:30 p.m.|
|Sat., August 5||12:30-4:30 p.m.|
|Sun., August 6||12:30-4:30 p.m.|
|Sat., August 12||Noon-2 p.m.*|
*Encore presentation on CNBC