Swimming at the 2016 Summer Olympics
|Medalists - Rio 2016:|
|Men's 1500 m freestyle in Rio 2016|
|Venue: Olympic Aquatic Stadium|
|Participants: 45 athletes participated in the event.|
|Schedule: The final took place on Saturday, August 13, 2016 and competitions began on Friday, August 12, 2016.|
|Format: Swimmers competed in preliminary heats and final. In the preliminary heats the swimmers with the best official starting times were placed in the last three heats. Normally eight swimmers competed in each heat. The eight swimmers with the best time in the preliminary heats advanced to the final.
|These facts about Men's 1500 m freestyle - Swimming at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database|