However, you can access the live stream of the event on and the NBC Sports app.
After 1996, however, the entire American synchronized-swimming team retired, and USA Synchro faced the task of rebuilding its national program.
At the same time, the competition abroad was becoming more seasoned.
Meanwhile, Ukraine looms as a dark horse to possibly do the same, though it’d be a shock to not see those three teams all sharing the podium in some order when it’s all said and done.
Details for the synchronized swimming event on Thursday are below: Date: Thursday, August 18Start Time: Noon ETLocation: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Venue: Maria Lenks Aquatic Centre TV Info: NBCLive Stream: Olympics synchronized swimming will be broadcast on NBC on tape delay on Thursday.
That, combined with the sport’s failure to medal in the last two Olympiads, has resulted in the USOC cutting its 2015 funding for synchronized swimming to the lowest point it’s been in at least 17 years. Russian synchronized swimmers training at the national level, for example, earn comfortable salaries—plus generous performance-based cash awards and valuable prizes like cars—that allow them to stay in the sport long enough to participate in multiple Olympiads.