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USATF Olympic Trials Day 1 Thread

The Olympic Trials begin today in Eugene, Oregon.

Track & Field: U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

With race walking officially in the books, the Olympic Trials begin in earnest today.

TV/Streaming Options

Tonight’s action is mostly available online via NBC. From 7-9 pm EST, the coverage will be hosted exclusively online and from 9-10 pm, coverage will appear on your very own home television set by means of NBC.

Schedule of Events (All times EST)

2:00 pm: Men’s Shotput Qualifying

6:30 pm: Opening Ceremony

(Online streaming window opens)

7:15 pm: Men’s 800m First Round

7:15 pm: Women’s High Jump Qualifying

7:45 pm: Women’s 800m First Round

7:50 pm: Women’s Discus Qualifying

8:10 pm: Women’s Long Jump Qualifying

8:15 pm: Men’s 400m First Round

8:40 pm: Men’s Shotput Final

8:45 pm: Women’s 400m First Round

(NBC Television Coverage Begins)

9:15 pm: Men’s 10,000m Final

The obvious highlights are the first rounds of the 800m—Brandon Kidder has a tough path to the semifinals—and, of course, the men’s 10k final (check out Jeff Duncan’s preview coming out this afternoon).