World Aquatics Championships: BBC TV, radio & online coverage

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'Incredible' Peaty smashes breaststroke world record with sub-57 time

Follow coverage of the World Aquatics Championships from Gwangju, South Korea across the BBC from 21 July.

Watch highlights of remaining action from the swimming competition on BBC Two and listen to coverage of the swimming on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.

Catch up on the action on iPlayer, as well as the BBC Sport website and mobile app, where you will find daily reports.

The championships run from 12-28 July.


Monday, 22 July

The best action and reaction from the first two days of competition in the pool, including Adam Peaty in the men's 100m breaststroke and Siobhan-Marie O'Connor in the women's 200m medley.

  • 22:15-23:40 - Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

Tuesday, 23 July

Former world champion James Guy is Britain's leading medal hope on the third day of competition, while Peaty begins his quest to retain the 50m breaststroke title.

  • 11:55-1330 - BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra (21:55-00:55, BBC Red Button)
  • 15:45-17:15 - Highlights, BBC Two (repeated on a loop 19:00-21:55, BBC Red Button)

Wednesday, 24 July

Adam Peaty aims for more gold medal success in the finals of the 50m breaststroke before joining forces with his team-mates in the mixed medley relay.

  • 15:45-17:15 - Highlights, BBC Two (repeated on a loop 20:00-00:25, BBC Red Button)

Thursday, 25 July

Five more gold medals are decided at the Nambu International Aquatics Centre in Gwangju, with European 50m backstroke champion Georgia Davies among the leading British prospects.

  • 15:45-17:15 - Highlights, BBC Two (repeated on a loop 21:30-00:30, BBC Red Button)

Friday, 26 July

Britain's men attempt to repeat their spectacular gold medal success from two years ago in the 4x200m freestyle relay, while the men's and women's 200m breaststroke finals also take place.

  • 15:45-17:15 - Highlights, BBC Two (repeated on a loop 19:00-22:00, BBC Red Button)

Saturday, 27 July

The best of the action from the penultimate day of competition, with British medal hopes including Commonwealth and European champion Ben Proud in the 50m freestyle.

  • 15:00-16:00 - Highlights, BBC Two (repeated on a loop 16:25-18:25 & 22:00-01:00, BBC Red Button)

Sunday, 28 July

An action-packed final day of competition in South Korea includes the finals of the men's and women's 4x100m medley.

  • 12:00-13:45 - BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra
  • 15:30-17:00 - Highlights, BBC Two (repeated at 19:10-20:35, BBC Red Button)

Late changes

Coverage times are subject to late changes. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made.


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National and regional variations

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