FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 11th, 2015
SIX-TIME OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST USAIN BOLT & REIGNING OLYMPIC POLE VAULT CHAMPION JENN SUHR HEADLINE ADIDAS GRAND PRIX LIVE THIS SAT., JUNE 13 AT 1 PM ET ON NBC
Former New York Giants RB David Wilson Makes His Professional Track Debut in Triple Jump
Coverage Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 11, 2015 – NBC presents live coverage of the adidas Grand Prix this Saturday, June 13, at 1 p.m. ET. The adidas Grand Prix is the seventh meeting of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League circuit, and the second stop in the U.S.
Headlining the event are six-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica in the men’s 200m, competing in New York City for the first time since 2008; U.S. Olympic gold medalist Jenn Suhr in the women’s pole vault, who also holds 15 national titles; and Olympic gold medalist and world record-holder David Rudisha of Kenya in the men’s 800m.
In addition, former New York Giants RB David Wilson makes his professional track debut on Saturday, competing in the men’s triple jump.
Televised events include: men’s 100m, women’s 100m hurdles, men’s 110m hurdles, men’s and women’s 200m, women’s 400m, men’s 400m hurdles, men’s and women’s 800m, women’s 3000m steeplechase, men’s 5000m, men’s triple jump, men’s shot put, and women’s pole vault.
Tom Hammond, Ato Boldon, Lewis Johnson and Todd Harris call the action from Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York.
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 on NBC and NBCSN 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 and Apple TV. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
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