Rio 2016 Olympics Swimming

Gold medalist Ryan Lochte of the United States poses during the medal ceremony for the Men's 200m Individual Medley Final on day thirteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 6, 2015
USA swimmer Ryan Lochte 'considered suicide' after Rio 2016 scandal
Six-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte reveals that he was so low following his Rio 2016 controversy that he 'was about to hang up his entire life'.
Jun 6, 21:51
Jazz Carlin poses with her silver medal after the 800m freestyle final at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Jazz Carlin 'can't wait' to compete again
Team GB swimmer Jazz Carlin admits that she is already thinking about returning to competition.
Aug 23, 17:17
Ryan Lochte of the USA swims the Men's 100m Butterfly heats during day three of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships at Gold Coast Aquatics on August 23, 2014
United States swimmer Ryan Lochte apologises for false account of Rio 'robbery'
American swimmer Ryan Lochte issues an apology on social media for giving a misleading account of a late-night incident at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 19, 16:22
Jack Burnell of Loughborough University S & WPC prepares to compete in the Men's 1500m Freestyle Final during day eight of the British Gas Swimming Championships at The London Aquatics Centre on March 10, 2012
Great Britain's Jack Burnell lashes out at Rio judges after open-water disqualification
Great Britain's Jack Burnell slates the judges at the Olympic men's 10km open water race in Rio, saying that they "ruined the competition" after disqualifying him.
Aug 16, 15:55
Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates victory in the Men's 100m Butterfly Final held at the National Aquatics Centre during Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008
Result: Michael Phelps bows out with 23rd Olympic gold
Michael Phelps adds one final gold medal to his Olympic haul with victory in the 4x100m relay.
Aug 14, 03:14
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps attends a Subway press conference to promote healthy living and lifestyle among childrenon December 04, 2013
Michael Phelps confirms retirement
Michael Phelps insists that he is retiring after one last stab at Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 13, 05:25
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Anthony Ervin: 'Oldest' victory "almost absurd"
Team USA swimmer Anthony Ervin says that his victory is "almost absurd" after he becomes the oldest ever Olympic champion in the pool.
Aug 13, 04:37
Jazz Carlin poses with her silver medal after the 800m freestyle final at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Jazz Carlin: "I feel very lucky"
Team GB's double-silver swimming medallist Jazz Carlin says that she feels "very lucky" to be among the medal haul in Rio.
Aug 13, 04:18
Benjamin Proud looks on after winning the Men's 50m Butterfly Final on day two of the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow on April 11, 2014
Result: Ben Proud finishes fourth in 50m freestyle
Team GB's Ben Proud manages a fourth-place finish in the men's 50m freestyle final.
Aug 13, 03:06
Jazz Carlin poses with her silver medal after the 800m freestyle final at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Result: Jazz Carlin earns second Olympic silver
Jazz Carlin claims her second Olympic silver medal in the 800m freestyle final.
Aug 13, 02:29
Michael Phelps, Chad le Clos and Laszlo Cseh tie for silver in the 100m butterfly at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Result: Michael Phelps pipped to gold in 100m butterfly
Michael Phelps is forced to settle for silver in a highly-competitive men's 100m butterfly final.
Aug 13, 02:19
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Great Britain swimmer Chloe Tutton: 'I would have preferred completely clean Olympics'
Great Britain swimmer Chloe Tutton appears to criticise Yulia Efimova's presence at the Rio Olympics after the Russian finished ahead of her in the 200m breaststroke.
Aug 12, 12:19
England's James Guy during heats for the 100m butterfly on July 27, 2014
Result: Team GB's James Guy misses out on men's 100m butterfly final
Great Britain's James Guy fails to secure a place in the men's 100m butterfly final after finishing in seventh place in his semi-final.
Aug 12, 03:57
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps attends a Subway press conference to promote healthy living and lifestyle among childrenon December 04, 2013
Result: Michael Phelps powers to 22nd gold medal in men's 200m individual medley
USA's Michael Phelps produces a commanding performance to win the men's 200m individual medley final.
Aug 12, 03:14
Benjamin Proud looks on after winning the Men's 50m Butterfly Final on day two of the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow on April 11, 2014
Ben Proud: 'There is still more to come in final'
Great Britain's Ben Proud says that there is "more to come" after qualifying for the men's 50m freestyle final.
Aug 12, 02:49
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Team GB's Chloe Tutton misses out as Rie Kaneto takes gold in 200m breaststroke
Great Britain's Chloe Tutton misses out on a medal in the women's 200m breaststroke final by sixth hundredths of a second as Japan's Rie Kaneto takes gold.
Aug 12, 02:24
Benjamin Proud of Great Britain reacts after the Men's 50m Freestyle heats on day fourteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 7, 2015
Result: Team GB's Ben Proud reaches men's 50m freestyle final
Ben Proud breaks the British record as he qualifies for the final of the men's 50m freestyle at the Olympic Games.
Aug 12, 02:14
Molly Renshaw swims her way to bronze in the women's 200m breaststroke final on July 26, 2014
Molly Renshaw hoping to "step it up" in 200m breaststroke final
Great Britain's Molly Renshaw admits to being delighted by her performance in the women's 200m breaststroke semi-final, but now wants to improve even more to win a medal.
Aug 11, 10:52
Dan Wallace celebrates winning gold for Scotland in the 400m individual medley on July 25, 2014
Result: Great Britain's Dan Wallace through to men's 200m individual medley final
Great Britain's Dan Wallace joins Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte in earning a place in the final of the men's 200m individual medley.
Aug 11, 03:48
Molly Renshaw swims her way to bronze in the women's 200m breaststroke final on July 26, 2014
Result: Molly Renshaw, Chloe Tutton reach women's 200m breaststroke final
British pair Molly Renshaw and Chloe Tutton qualify for the women's 200m breaststroke final at the Olympic Games.
Aug 11, 03:30
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Mireia Belmonte Garcia wins thrilling women's 200m butterfly final
Spain's Mireia Belmonte Garcia beats Australia's Madeline Groves by three hundredths of a second to win the women's 200m butterfly final.
Aug 11, 03:19
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Great Britain's Duncan Scott takes fifth place in men's freestyle final
Great Britain's Duncan Scott records a fifth-place finish in the men's 100m freestyle final at the Olympic Games.
Aug 11, 03:14
Andrew Willis of Great Britain looks on after the Men's 200m Breaststroke semifinal on day thirteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 6, 2015
Andrew Willis: 'I tried to control the race'
Great Britain's Andrew Willis suggests that his gameplan in the men's 200m breaststroke final failed as he missed out on a medal by 0.08 seconds.
Aug 11, 02:44
Andrew Willis of Great Britain looks on after the Men's 200m Breaststroke semifinal on day thirteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 6, 2015
Result: Great Britain's Andrew Willis fourth in men's 200m breaststroke final
Team GB's Andrew Willis finishes in fourth place in a highly-competitive men's 200m breaststroke final which saw all eight competitors finish within a second of each other.
Aug 11, 02:10
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Great Britain claim silver in men's 4x200m freestyle relay
Great Britain claim the silver medal behind USA in the men's 4x200m freestyle relay at the Olympic Games.
Aug 10, 04:00
Andrew Willis of Great Britain looks on after the Men's 200m Breaststroke semifinal on day thirteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 6, 2015
Result: Team GB's Andrew Willis through to 200m breaststroke final
Great Britain's Andrew Willis earns a place in the final of the 200m breaststroke final after winning the second semi-final.
Aug 10, 03:20
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps attends a Subway press conference to promote healthy living and lifestyle among childrenon December 04, 2013
Result: Michael Phelps holds on to win 20th gold medal
USA's Michael Phelps leads from start to finish to win gold in the men's 200m butterfly at the Olympic Games.
Aug 10, 02:37
USA's Katie Ledecky celebrates winning and setting a new world record in the final of the women's 800m freestyle swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 8, 2015
Result: Katie Ledecky powers to 200m freestyle gold
USA's Katie Ledecky wins her second gold medal of the 2016 Olympic Games in the 200m freestyle.
Aug 10, 02:33
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Team GB's Duncan Scott reaches 100m freestyle final
Great Britain's Duncan Scott reaches the final of the men's 100m freestyle after finishing in fourth place in the second semi-final.
Aug 10, 02:15
Hannah Miley during the 800m freestyle heat on July 27, 2014
Team GB swimmer Hannah Miley not considering retirement following Olympic woe
Team GB swimmer Hannah Miley rules out retirement after failing to medal in the 400m individual medley at the Olympics in Rio.
Aug 9, 12:44
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova hits back at critics after winning Olympic silver
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova slams her critics after she was booed while receiving an Olympic silver medal in Rio.
Aug 9, 11:12
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Great Britain competes in the Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay Final on day twelve of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 5, 2015
Result: Team GB's Siobhan-Marie O'Connor storms through to 200m individual medley final
Great Britain's Siobhan-Marie O'Connor is through to the women's 200m individual medley final but teammate Hannah Miley misses out.
Aug 9, 03:52
Great Britain's Siobhan Marie O'Connor smiles after she won the semi-final 1 of the women's 200m individual medley swimming event at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan on August 2, 2015
Result: Lilly King edges out Yulia Efimova in women's 100m breaststroke final
American Lilly King edges out controversial Russian Yulia Efimova to win the women's 100m breaststroke final at the Olympic Games.
Aug 9, 03:10
England's James Guy during heats for the 100m butterfly on July 27, 2014
James Guy content with display in men's 200m freestyle final
Great Britain's James Guy says that he was content with his performance in the men's 200m freestyle final despite missing out on a medal.
Aug 9, 02:51
England's James Guy during heats for the 100m butterfly on July 27, 2014
Result: Great Britain's James Guy finishes in fourth place in men's 200m freestyle
Great Britain's James Guy finishes in fourth place as Sun Yang claims gold in the men's 200m freestyle at the Olympic Games.
Aug 9, 02:28
Jazz Carlin of Great Britain competes in the Women's 800m Freestyle heats on day fourteen of the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on August 7, 2015
Jazz Carlin "gobsmacked" by Olympic silver medal
Great Britain's Jazz Carlin says that she is "gobsmacked" to have picked up a silver medal in the women's 400m freestyle at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 8, 12:00


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