via press release:
NBC SPORTS GROUP AND UNIVERSAL SPORTS NETWORK PRESENT SEVEN HOURS OF USA SWIMMING’S PHILLIPS 66 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS COVERAGE
Nation’s top swimmers to compete Aug. 6-10 in Irvine, California
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 6, 2014 - Sports fans and swimming enthusiasts will enjoy extensive broadcast coverage of the Aug. 6-10 USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships via NBC, NBCSN, Universal Sports Network and usaswimming.org. The five-day event runs Aug. 6-10 in Irvine, California.
Featuring numerous Olympians and USA Swimming National Team members – including Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.), Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.), Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) and Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) – the five-day meet is the sole qualifier for the pool competition at next month’s Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia.
Universal Sports Network will air live coverage of the first night of competition at 9 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Aug. 6. NBC will broadcast action on Saturday, Aug. 9 and Sunday, Aug. 10, at 4 p.m. EDT.
NBCSN will conclude the meet coverage at 11 p.m. EDT on Sunday, Aug. 10.
Todd Harris, Rowdy Gaines and Carolyn Manno will call the action from Irvine.
A complete television broadcast schedule follows:
|Wednesday, Aug. 6||9-11 p.m.||Universal Sports Network|
|Saturday, Aug. 9||2-4 p.m.||NBC|
|Sunday, Aug. 10||4-6 p.m.||NBC|
|Sunday, Aug. 10||11 p.m.-Midnight||NBCSN|
About USA Swimming
As the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 400,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education. Our membership is comprised of swimmers from the age group level to the Olympic Team, as well as coaches and volunteers. USA Swimming is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition including the Olympic Games, and strives to serve the sport through its core objectives: Build the base, Promote the sport, Achieve competitive success. For more information, visit www.usaswimming.org.