FINA Communications Department

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced today, Tuesday April 16, the competition schedule for each sport of the Olympic Games.

The action-packed programme will feature a record 33 sports and 339 events and will run from 24 July until 9 August 2020.

The Aquatic sports (swimming, diving, artistic swimming, water polo and marathon swimming) will kick-off on Saturday July 25 with swimming heat sessions. The swimming competition will run until Sunday August 2, while the water polo tournaments will also start on Saturday July 25 but will run until the very last day of the Games, Sunday August 9.

Diving will take place from Sunday July 26 until Saturday August 8, with a one-day-break on Thursday July 30.

Artistic swimming preliminary rounds will be performed on Monday, Tuesday and Friday 4-5 and 7 August, while the medal events will be on Wednesday August 5 and Saturday August 8.

Finally, the marathon swimming races will be held on Wednesday August 5 and Thursday August 6 respectively.

You can see the full Games schedule here