FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 18th, 2016
NBCSN PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF THE 109TH MILLROSE GAMES THIS SAT., FEB. 20, AT 4 PM ET
Allyson Felix, Ashton Eaton & Buffalo Bills WR Marquise Goodwin to Compete
Coverage Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 18, 2016 – NBCSN presents two hours of live coverage of the 109th Millrose Games this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m. ET. The Millrose Games are the third competition in the 2016 USATF Indoor Championship Series.
The competition features four-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix in the women’s 60m, 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, 2012 world junior champion Ajee Wilson and 2013 World Championships bronze medalist Brenda Martinez in the 800m, and two-time Olympian and American record-holder in the 1500m Shannon Rowbury in the Wanamaker Mile.
The men’s field is highlighted by 2012 Olympic decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton in the 60m hurdles and long jump, 2012 Olympian and Buffalo Bills WR Marquise Goodwin competing in the long jump and the 60m, 2015 World Championships 100m bronze medalist Andre De Grasse of Canada in the 60m, and 2012 Olympic silver medalist Erik Kynard in the high jump. In addition, two-time world 1500m medalist Matthew Centrowitz will face 2008 Olympic 1500m silver medalist Nick Willis of New Zealand in the Wanamaker Mile, a rematch of last year’s thrilling race, which Centrowitz won by .11 seconds.
Coverage of the Millrose Games includes: men’s 60m hurdles, men’s and women’s 60m, men’s and women’s 400m, women’s 800m, men’s 3000m, women’s 5000m, men’s and women’s Wanamaker Mile, men’s long jump, and men’s high jump.
Ato Boldon, Lewis Johnson, Todd Harris, Tim Hutchings and Adam Nelson call the action from the Armory Track & Field Center in New York, N.Y.
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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