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Full swimming schedule for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is revealed

The full swimming event schedule for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been released.

Six days of swimming will take place from Friday 29 July to Wednesday 3 August with heats from 10.30am-12.30pm and a three hour finals session every night starting at 7pm.

The Sandwell Aquatics Centre will be the busiest venue at the Games with a total of 40 swimming, 14 para-swimming and 12 diving medals be up for grabs in the brand-new £73 million facility, which is currently under construction.

Registration is now open for the ticket ballot at birmingham2022.com, with residents from the host region able to apply in July and the main ticket ballot starting in September.

The full swimming schedule is:

Friday 29 July

10.30am-12.30pm: Men’s 400m Freestyle Heats, Women’s 400m Individual Medley Heats, Women’s 200m Freestyle Heats, Men’s 100m Backstroke S9 Heat, Women’s 100m Freestyle S9 Heat, Men’s 50m Butterfly Heats, Women’s 50m Breaststroke Heats, Men’s 100m Backstroke Heats, Women’s 100m Butterfly Heats, Men’s 200m Breaststroke Heats, Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay Heats.

7pm-10pm: Women’s 400m Individual Medley Final, Women’s 200m Freestyle Final, Men’s 400m Freestyle Final, Men’s 400m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Women’s 400m Individual Medley Medal Ceremony, Men’s 100m Backstroke S9 Final, Women’s 100m Freestyle S9 Final, Women’s 200m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Men’s 50m Butterfly Semi-Finals, Women’s 50m Breaststroke Semi-Finals, Men’s 100m Backstroke S9 Medal Ceremony, Women’s 100m Freestyle S9 Medal Ceremony, Men’s 100m Backstroke Semi-Final, Women’s 100m Butterfly Semi-Final, Men’s 200m Breaststroke Final, Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final, Men’s 200m Breaststroke Medal Ceremony, Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay Medal Ceremony.

Saturday 30 July

10.30am-12.30pm: Men’s 200m Freestyle Heats, Women’s 50m Freestyle Heats, Men’s 50m Freestyle S13 Heat, Women’s 50m Freestyle S13 Heat, Men’s 100m Breaststroke Heats, Women’s 100m Backstroke Heats, Men’s 400m Individual Medley Heats, Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Heats, Men’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Heats.

7pm-10pm: Men’s 50m Butterfly Final, Women’s 50m Breaststroke Final, Men’s 200m Freestyle Final, Men’s 50m Butterfly Medal Ceremony, Women’s 50m Breaststroke Medal Ceremony, Women’s 50m Freestyle Semi-Finals, Men’s 50m Freestyle S13 Final, Women’s 50m Freestyle S13 Final, Men’s 200m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Men’s 100m Breaststroke Semi-Finals, Women’s 100m Backstroke Semi-Finals, Men’s 50m Freestyle S13 Medal Ceremony, Women’s 50m Freestyle S13 Medal Ceremony, Men’s 400m Individual Medley Final, Women’s 100m Butterfly Final, Men’s 100m Backstroke Final, Men’s 400m Individual Medley Medal Ceremony, Women’s 100m Butterfly Medal Ceremony, Men’s 100m Backstroke Medal Ceremony, Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final, Men’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final, Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Medal Ceremony, Men’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Medal Ceremony.

Sunday 31 July

10.30am-12.30pm: Men’s 200m Butterfly Heats, Women’s 200m Breaststroke Heats, Men’s 100m Breaststroke SB8 Heat, Women’s 100m Backstroke S8 Heat, Men’s 50m Backstroke Heats, Women’s 50m Butterfly Heats, Men’s 100m Freestyle Heats, Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay S14 Heat, Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Heats.

7pm-10pm: Women’s 50m Freestyle Final, Men’s 200m Butterfly Final, Women’s 200m Breaststroke Final, Women’s 50m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Men’s 100m Breaststroke SB8 Final, Women’s 100m Backstroke S8 Final, Men’s 200m Butterfly Medal Ceremony, Women’s 200m Breaststroke Medal Ceremony, Men’s 50m Backstroke Semi-Finals, Women’s 50m Butterfly Semi-Finals, Men’s 100m Freestyle Semi-Finals, Men’s 100m Breaststroke SB8 Medal Ceremony, Women’s 100m Backstroke S8 Medal Ceremony, Women’s 100m Backstroke Final, Men’s 100m Breaststroke Final, Women’s 100m Backstroke Medal Ceremony, Men’s 100m Breaststroke Medal Ceremony, Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay S14 Final, Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Final, Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay S14 Medal Ceremony, Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Medal Ceremony.

Monday 1 August

10.30am-12.30pm: Women’s 200m Backstroke Heats, Men’s 50m Breaststroke Heats, Women’s 100m Freestyle Heats, Men’s 100m Butterfly Heats, Women’s 200m Individual Medley Heats, Men’s 50m Freestyle S7 Heat, Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB6 Heat, Women’s 100m Breaststroke Heats, Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Heats, Women’s 800m Freestyle Heats.

7pm-10pm: Men’s 100m Freestyle Final, Women’s 200m Backstroke Final, Men’s 100m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Men’s 50m Breaststroke Semi-Finals, Women’s 100m Freestyle Semi-Finals, Men’s 100m Butterfly Semi-Finals, Women’s 200m Backstroke Medal Ceremony, Women’s 200m Individual Medley Final, Men’s 50m Freestyle S7 Final, Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB6 Final, Women’s 200m Individual Medley Medal Ceremony, Men’s 50m Backstroke Final, Women’s 50m Butterfly Final, Men’s 50m Freestyle S7 Medal Ceremony, Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB6 Medal Ceremony, Women’s 100m Breaststroke Semi-Finals, Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Final, Men’s 50m Backstroke Medal Ceremony, Women’s 50m Butterfly Medal Ceremony, Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay Medal Ceremony.

Tuesday 2 August

10.30am-12.30pm: Men’s 200m Backstroke Heats, Women’s 200m Butterfly Heats, Men’s 100m Butterfly S10 Heat, Women’s 200m Individual Medley SM10 Heat, Men’s 50m Freestyle Heats, Women’s 50m Backstroke Heats, Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay Heats, Men’s 1500m Freestyle Heats.

7pm-10pm: Women’s 100m Freestyle Final, Men’s 100m Butterfly Final, Women’s 100m Breaststroke Final, Women’s 100m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Men’s 100m Butterfly Medal Ceremony, Men’s 200m Backstroke Final, Women’s 200m Butterfly Final, Women’s 100m Breaststroke Medal Ceremony, Men’s 200m Backstroke Medal Ceremony, Men’s 100m Butterfly S10 Final, Women’s 200m Individual Medley SM10 Final, Women’s 200m Butterfly Medal Ceremony, Men’s 50m Freestyle Semi-Finals, Women’s 50m Backstroke Semi-Finals, Men’s 50m Breaststroke Final, Men’s 100m Butterfly S10 Medal Ceremony, Women’s 200m Individual Medley SM10 Medal Ceremony, Men’s 50m Breaststroke Medal Ceremony, Women’s 800m Freestyle Final, Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay Final, Women’s 800m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay Medal Ceremony.

Wednesday 3 August

10.30am-12.30pm: Men’s 200m Individual Medley Heats, Women’s 200m Freestyle S14 Heat, Men’s 200m Freestyle S14 Heat, Women’s 400m Freestyle Heats, Mixed 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Point* Heat, Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay Heats, Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay Heats.

7pm-10pm: Men’s 200m Individual Medley Final, Women’s 200m Freestyle S14 Final, Men’s 200m Freestyle S14 Final, Men’s 200m Individual Medley Medal Ceremony, Women’s 400m Freestyle Final, Men’s 200m Freestyle S14 Medal Ceremony, Women’s 200m Freestyle S14 Medal Ceremony, Men’s 50m Freestyle Final, Women’s 50m Backstroke Final, Women’s 400m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Men’s 50m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Men’s 1500m Freestyle Final, Women’s 50m Backstroke Medal Ceremony, Men’s 1500m Freestyle Medal Ceremony, Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay 34 Point Final, Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay Final, Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay Final, Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay 34 Point Medal Ceremony, Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay Medal Ceremony, Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay Medal Ceremony.

Birmingham 2022 has confirmed these are the dates when the events will take place although the running order may change. 

Matt Kidson, Director of Sport for Birmingham 2022 said: “With more detail for our sports programme now revealed, the Games is really taking shape and it’s time for people to start planning which sessions they want to attend next summer, as our tickets will go on sale very soon. 

“With 19 different sports and eight Para sports, we have such a rich and varied programme and there will be medal moments on every single day of competition. 

“We also have a really interesting mix of venues, with established facilities like the NEC and Arena Birmingham, beautiful parks like St Nicholas Park and West Park and exciting redevelopments like the Alexander Stadium, where the progress in the last 12 months has been phenomenal.” 

Nigel Huddleston MP, Minister for Sport and Tourism, who visited Birmingham earlier this month, to help launch the search for 13,000 volunteers for the Games, said: “Birmingham 2022 is fast approaching and it’s exciting that fans can now start planning which sporting events they want to see next year. 

Affordable ticket prices

“With children’s ticket prices starting at £8, I hope that families from across the West Midlands will take up this once in a generation opportunity to see the best athletes in the world compete on their doorstep.” 

CGF President, Dame Louise Martin, said: “With Birmingham 2022 fully on track to stage a fantastic, fully inclusive event, now is the time to plan your visit to the Commonwealth Games. 

“The publication of the full event schedule today reveals 11 exciting days of competition that will see 4,500 elite athletes compete across 19 sports. 

“We are particularly proud to be offering affordable ticket prices, so please make sure you don’t miss out and that you visit the Birmingham 2022 website to create your ticketing account right now.” 

To view the event schedule for the Games and find out how to set up your ticketing account, please visit www.birmingham2022.com 

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