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Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
12 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALISTS HIGHLIGHT THE 110TH MILLROSE GAMES THIS SAT., FEB. 11, AT 4 PM ET ON NBC
Coverage Live Streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 8, 2017 – Coverage of the 2017 USATF Indoor Championship Series continues with the 110th Millrose Games, the third event in the series, this Saturday, Feb. 11, at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC from Armory Track & Field Center in New York, N.Y. The field for the Millrose Games features 57 Olympians and 19 Olympic medalists, including 12 Olympic gold medalists.
The event is highlighted by the running of the “Wanamaker Mile,” named after Rodman Wanamaker, the department store owner who created the Millrose Games. Three-time Olympian Shannon Rowbury aims for her third straight Wanamaker Mile title, while 2016 Olympic 800m bronze medalist Clayton Murphy makes his debut in the men’s event. 2016 Olympic 1500m champion and three-time Wanamaker Mile winner Matthew Centrowitz headlines the field in the two-mile.
U.S. Olympic gold medalists competing at the Armory also include three-time Olympic gold medalist Tianna Bartoletta, 2016 Olympic 400m hurdles gold medalist Dalilah Muhammad, and 2016 Olympic long jump gold medalist Jeff Henderson.
Headlining the international field are 2016 Olympic 400m gold medalist Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas, 2016 Olympic high jump gold medalist Derek Drouin of Canada, and eight-time Olympic medalist Veronica Campbell–Brown of Jamaica.
NBC Sports Group’s NASCAR race announcer Rick Allen, who competed in the decathlon at the 1992 U.S. Olympic Trials, calls the event. Joining Allen at the Armory are four-time Olympic medalist and analyst Ato Boldon, analyst Craig Masback, and reporters Lewis Johnson and Todd Harris.
The 2017 USATF Indoor Championship Series continues Sat., Mar. 4, with the USA Indoor Championships 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Following is the schedule for NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2017 USATF Indoor Championship Series:
|Sat., Feb. 11||4 p.m.||Millrose Games||NBC|
|Sat., Mar. 4||10:30 p.m.||USA Indoor Championships||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 5||5:30 p.m.||USA Indoor Championships (LIVE)||NBCSN|
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