FINA Announces Olympic Swimmers Entered for Rio Games

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - APRIL 10: General views during the finals session on day 1 of the SA National Aquatic Championships and Olympic Trials on April 10 , 2016 at the Kings Park Aquatic Center pool in Durban, South Africa. Photo Credit / Anesh Debiky/Swim SA
Photo Courtesy: Anesh Debiky/Swimming South Africa


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This morning FINA announced the final entry lists of Olympic swimmers for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. This summer, there will be 172 delegations represented. That is five more than swam in London.

There are a total of 906 Olympic swimmers entered. From August 5-13, we will see 489 men and 417 women race.

Each nation was allowed a maximum of 52 athletes, with 26 men and 26 women. According to the lists, most swimmers are entered with either an “A” cut or as a “Universality” swim.

NOTE: The entry lists are posted alphabetically by country.  This is not a Psyche Sheet

Full list of qualified women is available here.

Full list of qualified men is available here.

The above lists are broken down by event.