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Friday, February 14th, 2020
WORLD CHAMPION CHRISTIAN COLEMAN AND OLYMPIC SILVER MEDALIST SANDI MORRIS HEADLINE NBC SPORTS’ LIVE COVERAGE OF TOYOTA USATF INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS WEEKEND
NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” Presents Extended Live Coverage, Starting Tonight at 7 p.m. ET
Live Television Coverage of Toyota USATF Indoor Championships Begins Tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN & Continues Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC
Coverage Live Streamed on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, and NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass”
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 14, 2020 – Live television coverage of the 2020 USATF Indoor Championship Series continues this weekend with the Toyota USATF Indoor Championships. The event will be held at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M., marking its return to the city for the third time since 2017.
Live TV coverage begins tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and continues tomorrow, Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC. NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass” will also present extended live coverage of the championships, starting at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 14, and 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 15. Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
Leigh Diffey handles the call on NBC and NBCSN, joined by analysts Ato Boldon (four-time Olympic medalist) and Sanya Richards-Ross (four-time Olympic gold medalist), three-time Olympic gold medalist Tianna Bartoletta, distance analyst Craig Masback, and reporters Paul Swangard and Lewis Johnson.
Reigning world champion Christian Coleman (100m) and 2016 Rio Olympic gold medal-winning shot putter Ryan Crouser are expected to lead the American men’s field. The world’s fastest man each of the last three years, Coleman will run the 60m tonight, the event in which he set the world record the last time he ran at the U.S. Indoor Championships in 2018.
2016 Rio Olympic silver medal-winning pole vaulter Sandi Morris and 2019 World Championships high jump bronze medalist Vashti Cunningham headline the field. Ajee Wilson and Elle Purrier (competing in 1500m at USATF Indoors), who broke the women’s American indoor records in 800m and mile, respectively, at the NYRR Millrose Games last weekend, are also expected to compete.
Rounding out the field is 2016 Rio Olympic gold-winning hurdler Brianna Rollins-McNeal (competing in 60m at USATF Indoors) and pole vaulter Jenn Suhr, who won an Olympic gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
All coverage on NBC and NBCSN will stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Following is NBC Sports’ coverage schedule for the 2020 Toyota USATF Indoor Championships (all times E.T. and subject to change):
|Fri., Feb. 14||Toyota USATF Indoor Championships||9:30 p.m.||NBCSN, NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Feb. 15||Toyota USATF Indoor Championships||4 p.m.||NBC, NBC Sports Gold|
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