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