FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
U.S. OLYMPIANS LOLO JONES, ALLYSON FELIX & LASHAWN MERRITT HEADLINE USA TRACK & FIELD OUTDOOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS WEEKEND
NBC, NBCSN & Universal Sports Network Host Coverage
Live Coverage Begins Fri., June 27, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 25, 2014 – NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports Network present live coverage of the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships this weekend beginning Friday, June 27, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The USATF Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Calif., is the final stop of the 2014 Outdoor USATF Championship Series, which also includes the Penn Relays and Drake Relays, the Prefontaine Classic, and the adidas Grand Prix.
Coverage of the USATF Outdoor Championships includes two-time Olympic gold medalist LaShawn Merritt competing in the men’s 400m, and American record holder and Olympic medalist Galen Rupp in the men’s 10,000m.
Headlining the women’s field is three-time Olympian Lolo Jones (two Summer Games and one Winter Games) in the 100m hurdles, four-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix competing in the women’s 100m, and Olympic gold medalist Jenn Suhr in the women’s pole vault.
Tim Hutchings, Ato Boldon, Craig Masback, Lewis Johnson and Dwight Stones call the action from Hornet’s Stadium in Sacramento, Calif.
NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports’ schedule for the 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships (all times ET, all events final unless otherwise specified):
|Fri., June 27||10 p.m. – Midnight (LIVE)||NBCSN||Men’s and women’s 100m, 400m (semifinal), 800m and 5000m; women’s 1500m (first round); men’s decathlon; women’s pole vault|
|Sat., June 28||4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (LIVE)||NBC||Women’s 100m hurdles; men’s and women’s 400m and 400m hurdles (semifinal); men’s 1500m; women’s 3000m|
|Sat., June 28||6 p.m. – 7 p.m.||Universal Sports Network||Women’s long jump; women’s 200m (first round)|
|Sun., June 29||3 p.m. – 4 p.m. (LIVE)||Universal Sports Network||Men’s 110m hurdles (semifinal); women’s high jump; men’s long jump|
|Sun., June 29||4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (LIVE)||NBC||Men’s 110m hurdles; men’s and women’s 200m, 400m hurdles, and 800m; women’s 1500m; men’s 3000m|
– NBC SPORTS GROUP –