FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 10th, 2016
2016 USATF INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS LIVE THIS SAT., MAR. 12, AT 8 PM ET ON NBCSN
Coverage Begins Tomorrow, Friday, Mar. 11, at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Olympians Jenn Suhr & Ashton Eaton to Compete
Coverage Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 10, 2016 – NBCSN presents coverage of the 2016 USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend from Portland, Ore., beginning tomorrow, Friday, Mar. 11, at 11:30 p.m. ET and continuing live this Saturday, Mar. 12, at 8 p.m. ET.
The competition features reigning Olympic champion and world record-holder Jenn Suhr in the women’s pole vault, Olympic gold medalist Natasha Hastings in the 400m, 2013 world 100m hurdles champion Brianna Rollins and three-time Olympian Lolo Jones (two Summer Games and one Winter Games) in the women’s 60m hurdles, 2015 World Champnioships 100m bronze medalist Tori Bowie in the women’s 60m, and two-time Olympian and American record-holder in the 1500m Shannon Rowbury in the 1500m.
The men’s field is highlighted by 2012 Olympic decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton in the 60m and long jump, 2012 Olympian and Buffalo Bills WR Marquise Goodwin competing in the 60m and long jump, 2012 Olympic 10,000m silver medalist Galen Rupp and two-time Olympic 1500m medalist Bernard Lagat in the 3000m, 2012 Olympic silver medalist Erik Kynard in the high jump, and two-time world 1500m medalist Matthew Centrowitz will compete in the 1500m.
Tom Hammond hosts coverage, joined by four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, Lewis Johnson, Todd Harris, Craig Masback and two-time Olympic medalist Adam Nelson.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
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