COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Fans will enjoy wall-to-wall television and digital coverage of next week’s 2017 Phillips 66 National Championships – USA Swimming’s top domestic event of the year – via NBC Sports and USASwimming.org.
On the television side, 2017 Phillips 66 Nationals will feature 12 hours of broadcast coverage from NBC Sports Group, including four hours of nationally televised coverage on NBC on July 1-2. A complete schedule is as follows:
|Date||Network||Time (ET)||Live or Delay||Webcast*|
|Thursday, June 29||Universal HD||6-8 p.m.||Live||NBC Sports App|
|Friday, June 30||Universal HD||6-8 p.m.||Live||NBC Sports App|
|Saturday, July 1||NBC||1-3 p.m.||Taped (from Friday)||NBC Sports App|
|Saturday, July 1||Universal HD||6-8 p.m.||Live||NBC Sports App|
|Sunday, July 2||NBC||1-3 p.m.||Taped (from Saturday)||NBC Sports App|
*All prelim sessions webcast at USASwimming.org
Beginning at 9 a.m. ET, each day’s prelim session will be streamed live in its entirety at USASwimming.org via Playmaker Media, owned by NBC Sports Group and operated by NBC Sports Digital. Live finals webcasts will be available on either USASwimming.org or the NBC Sports app; See the detailed schedule above for complete information.
USA Swimming also will produce DeckPass Live, powered by Xfinity, twice daily from Indianapolis beginning Tuesday, June 27. Streaming live via USASwimming.org at 12:30 p.m. ET daily and after each finals session, DeckPass Live will air poolside from Indianapolis featuring analysis, highlights, features and star guests. Olympian Ariana Kukors and former National Team member Jeff Commings will serve as hosts.
Defending individual event Olympic champions expected to compete include Anthony Ervin (Valencia, Calif./SwimMAC Carolina), Lilly King (Evansville, Ind./Indiana University), Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md./Stanford Swimming), Simone Manuel (Sugar Land, Texas/Stanford Swimming) and Ryan Murphy (Jacksonville, Fla./California Aquatics).
The Phillips 66 National Championships are part of the 2017 Team USA Summer Champions Series, presented by Comcast. The Champions Series showcases numerous Olympic sports throughout the season, highlighting the year-round quest of Team USA athletes to compete at the Olympic Games.