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Stories of the Olympic Games: Swimming

4. Faster, Higher, Stronger: Stories of the Olympic Games: Swimming

The history of swimming and its strokes, from its humble roots to the modern day.

BBC Two: Day 14: 13.00-14.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC Two: Day 14: 13.00-14.00

Coverage of men's long-distance swimming. Andy Jameson and Adrian Moorhouse commentate.

BBC Two: Day 13: 13.00-14.15

Olympics: London 2012, BBC Two: Day 13: 13.00-14.15

Featuring the climax of the women's long distance swim.

BBC One: Day 14: 11.30-13.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 14: 11.30-13.00

The men take part in the marathon swimming event over a gruelling 10km.

BBC One: Day 13: 11.30-13.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 13: 11.30-13.00

Coverage of the eagerly awaited women's long-distance swim in the Serpentine.

BBC One: Day 8: 18.50-22.10

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 8: 18.50-22.10

Gary Lineker and John Inverdale present the evening's athletics and swimming action.

BBC One: Day 7: 19.00-22.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 7: 19.00-22.00

Events include the men's 100m butterfly final and the women's 800m freestyle final.

BBC One: Day 2: 11.30-13.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 2: 11.30-13.00

Rebecca Adlington begins the defence of her 400m freestyle title.

BBC One: Day 5: 19.00-22.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 5: 19.00-22.00

Coverage of four swimming finals, plus reports from the men's football.

BBC One: Day 5: 09.00-11.30

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 5: 09.00-11.30

Coverage from the first day of rowing finals, plus the women's 100m freestyle heats.

BBC One: Day 4: 09.00-11.30

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 4: 09.00-11.30

Coverage from day four of the Games, with medals including the first two in equestrianism.

BBC One: Day 3: 19.00-22.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 3: 19.00-22.00

Gary Lineker and Clare Balding present as attention switches to the Aquatics Centre.

BBC One: Day 4: 19.00-22.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 4: 19.00-22.00

The swimming competition reaches the halfway stage, with four more finals.

BBC One: Day 3: 09.00-11.30

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 3: 09.00-11.30

The men's four start their quest for a fourth successive Olympic gold.

BBC One: Day 2: 19.00-22.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 2: 19.00-22.00

Swimmer Rebecca Adlington seeks to defend her women's 400m freestyle title.

BBC One: Day 1: 19.00-22.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 1: 19.00-22.00

More swimming action as the first four medals are won at the Aquatics Centre.

BBC One: Day 2: 09.00-11.30

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 2: 09.00-11.30

Live coverage of events including the men's lightweight double sculls.

BBC One: Day 1: 09.00-11.30

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 1: 09.00-11.30

Swimming and rowing events take centre stage as the Games get under way.

BBC One: Day 1: 11.30-13.00

Olympics: London 2012, BBC One: Day 1: 11.30-13.00

More action from the first morning of the rowing and swimming.

Episode 16

16. British Olympic Dreams: Episode 16

The team join some likely stars of the London Olympics, including Rebecca Adlington.

Episode 6

6. British Olympic Dreams: Episode 6

Featuring Rebecca Adlington, fresh from her triumph at the World Swimming Championships.

Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming

Alice Roberts swims in cavernous plunge pools, languid rivers and underground lakes.