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Your Guide to Katie Ledecky’s Olympic Swimming Events: Dates and Times

Team USA’s (and the world’s) number-one female swimmer is searching for her 8th gold medal.

The 2024 Summer Olympics held in Paris, France, will mark Katie Ledecky’s fourth appearance—making her the eighth American swimmer to ever do so.

Not only is that impressive, but she’s also the most decorated female swimmer in the world. She has claimed 20+ titles, including “The GOAT.”

Ledecky will compete from July 27 to August 3, starting with the 200m freestyle and ending with the 800m. Scroll down to see when her Olympic swimming events occur and how you can watch greatness on TV.

Meet the author. Chantel Buchi has seven years of experience covering sports in marketing and for Fansided, NFL Network, and the AAF. Her favorite league is the NFL, but she’s excited to watch the Summer Olympics during the offseason.

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How to watch Katie Ledecky at the 2024 Summer Olympics

Katie Ledecky will compete in three individual swimming events at the 2024 Summer Olympics: the 400m, 800m, and 1500m freestyle. She will also participate in the 4x200m freestyle relay​.

If you’re unfamiliar with her stellar achievements, she’s the queen of gold among female swimmers. She holds the world record for the 800-meter freestyle and recently outdid her own world-record time in the 1500-meter freestyle at the June 2024 trials.

You can watch all of Katie Ledecky’s swimming events live on Peacock, USA Network, and NBC. If you’re busy getting ready for the day or at work, you can stream her events on Peacock whenever you’d like. Let’s dive into the TV schedule.

Katie Ledecky TV schedule

Category Date Time (ET) How to watch
Women’s 400m freestyle – Heats Saturday, July 27 5:00 a.m. Peacock, USA Network, NBC
Women’s 400m freestyle – Final Saturday, July 27 2:30 p.m. Peacock, NBC
Women’s 1500m freestyle – Heats Tuesday, July 30 5:00 a.m. Peacock, USA Network, NBC
Women’s 1500m freestyle – Final Wednesday, July 31 2:30 p.m. Peacock, NBC
Women’s 4x200m freestyle relay – Heats Thursday, Aug. 1 5:00 a.m. Peacock, USA Network, NBC
Women’s 4x200m freestyle relay – Final Thursday, Aug. 1 2:30 p.m. Peacock, NBC
Women’s 800m freestyle – Heats Friday, Aug. 2 5:00 a.m. Peacock, USA Network, NBC
Women’s 800m freestyle – Final Saturday, Aug. 3 2:30 p.m. Peacock, NBC

Data effective as of post date.

How to watch Katie Ledecky FAQ

How many events will Katie Ledecky compete in for the 2024 Olympics?

Katie Ledecky will compete in four total swimming events: the 400m, 800m, and 1500m individually, and the 4x200m relay event. She will be looking to win her eighth (or more) Olympic gold medal.

When did Katie Ledecky go to the Olympics?

Ledecky made her Olympic debut at the 2012 London Olympics when she was 15. She went on to compete in the 2016 Rio and 2021 Tokyo Olympics and most recently qualified for Paris 2024.

When does Katie Ledecky compete at the 2024 Summer Olympics?

Ledecky will compete in the 400m freestyle on July 27, 1500m on July 30 and 31, 4x200m relay on August 1, and 800m on August 2 and 3.

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Our sports and TV experts have tested and used Peacock for years, been fans of the Olympics since we were kids, and researched the 2024 Summer Olympics for months. With our experience watching sports and using streaming services, we crafted this guide for Katie Ledecky fans.

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