6 AUG 2016 — 13 AUG 2016
The modern Olympic Games are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered to be the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.
Event Website: http://www.rio2016.com/en/swimming
30 JUN 2016 — 03 JUL 2016
The Scottish National Championships (50m) showcase the best of Scottish Swimming with current stars and future champions at Tollcross International Swimming Centre, 367 Wellshot Rd, Glasgow G32 7QP, a world-class competition venue.
11 JUN 2016 — 12 JUN 2016
The Barcelona stop of the Mare Nostrum Tour is the third and final competition and gives out prize money for top 3 finishes in individual events. There are also extra bonuses for world, European and Mare Nostrum records, plus the top 20 swims in overall FINA points for the meet.
Event Website: http://cnsantandreu.com/mare-nostrum/
Event Summary (Swimswam): https://swimswam.com/storylines-watchall-links-need-fo-mare-nostrum-barcelona/
16 MAY 2016 — 22 MAY 2016
There are 42 swimming events scheduled at the London 2016 LEN European Aquatics Championships, 34 individual events and eight relays. There are five swimming disciplines – freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and individual medley – while there are also relays in freestyle and the medley. Distances swam in the pool range from 50m to 1500m and there are heats, semi-finals and finals for every individual event apart from the 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyle events and the 400m individual medley, which don’t have a semi-final. In these events the eight fastest from the heats qualify for the final. In the other events, the 16 fastest swimmers from the heats progress to the semi-finals, then the first two finishers in each semi-final, plus the swimmers with the next four fastest times, progress to the final. Nations are allowed to enter up to four athletes per individual event at the London 2016 LEN European Aquatics Championships but only two are allowed to progress out of the heats. In the case where three swimmers from the same nation finish in a qualification place (semi-final and final), the fastest two will progress and the third will be replaced by the next highest ranked swimming In the event of two or more swimmers posting the same time for 16th (semi-final) or eighth (final) place, a swim off will occur.
Event Website: http://euroaquatics2016.london/
Results Link: http://london2016.microplustiming.com/
12 APR 2016 — 17 APR 2016
Britain’s swimmers will go head-to-head for the right to represent their country at the Rio 2016 Games when they converge on Glasgow for the Olympic trials in April. The British Swimming Championships 2016 will be held at Tollcross International Swimming Centre where performances will determine the make-up of the team bound for Rio.