Paris Olympics 2024: Swimming schedule and venue at Paris 2024

With the onset of 2024 Paris Olympics now less than 20 days away, the athletes from all round the world are on their way to take the centre stage in the French capital. The quadrennial Games, which will be held from July 26 till August 11, will see a total of 206 countries participate across 32 sports.

Swimming is one of the key sports which attracts participants from all over. While the event saw Great Britain secure record eight medals at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, they will aim to dominate and continue their success this summer. The racing in water will be held at the Paris La Defense Arena, which is a rugby stadium and home to French club Racing 92. 

Here in this article, we’ll take a look at the list of Indian athletes and the categories and its schedule at the Paris Olympics.

Indian athletes qualified in swimming for 2024 Paris Olympics

Dhinidhi Desinghu: Women’s 200m freestyle

Srihari Nataraj: Men’s 100m backstroke

Swimming at Paris Olympics 2024: Schedule, venue, categories and more

The swimming events will begin on July 27, which the first Saturday of the Games at the Paris La Defense Arena. The day is split into morning heats and preliminary rounds, starting at 10:00 BST, and a finals session from 19:30.

The 100m breaststroke heat will be held on the opening day with the final taking place the next day. The 4x100m medley relay is scheduled for August 4. Moreover, men’s 4x200m freestyle relay title will happen on July 30, while men’s 200m medley will take place on August 2.

The swimming programme concludes with the women’s and men’s open water races, on 8 and 9 August respectively.

When and where to watch 2024 Paris Olympics in India?

Viacom18 has bagged the media rights in India for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics. Seeing this, the upcoming Summer Games will be broadcast on Sports18 channels in India, while the live streaming will be available for free on JioCinema app and website. 

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