FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
ALLYSON FELIX, NOAH LYLES & SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN HIGHLIGHT NBC SPORTS’ LIVE COVERAGE OF U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS FOR TRACK & FIELD, BEGINNING THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 18 ON NBC, NBCSN, AND PEACOCK
Track & Field Trials This Saturday and Sunday Live in Primetime on NBC Follow Live Coverage of U.S. Open Golf & U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials
Commentators: Leigh Diffey, Paul Swangard, Ato Boldon, Sanya Richards-Ross, Kara Goucher, Trey Hardee, & Lewis Johnson
Peacock to Live Stream NBCSN Coverage
Track & Field Coverage Continues NBC Olympics’ Record Coverage of U.S. Olympic Team Trials Ahead of Tokyo Olympics
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 15, 2021 – NBC Olympics presents live coverage of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for track & field with more than 20 hours of qualifying, semifinals and finals coverage over eight nights from Eugene, Ore., beginning this Friday, June 18 with qualifying at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Peacock, and continuing at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC with the finals in men’s shot put and men’s 10,000m.
Track & field coverage runs from June 18-21 and June 24-27, featuring six nights of primetime coverage on NBC. Live coverage of the track & field trials concludes on Sunday, June 27, at 7 p.m. ET/PT on NBC with numerous events, including the men’s 200m and women’s 400m hurdles finals.
NBC will debut the Jonas Brothers new single “Remember This” during the Track and Field trials on Friday, June 18. The song will be accompanied by a message from the Jonas Brothers and footage from some of the great moments of the Olympics and those to come.
Peacock will live stream NBCSN coverage of the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials.
NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will present exclusive streaming coverage of select field events, including long jump, triple jump, high jump, pole vault, shot put, hammer, javelin, discus, 20km race walk, decathlon and heptathlon from Eugene.
The U.S. has topped the track & field medal standings at seven straight Games. The U.S. Olympic Trials for track & field are expected to feature seven individual reigning world champions, including 200m world champion Noah Lyles, who is attempting to make his first Olympic team. The women’s 400m hurdles will be headlined by 2016 Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad, and 2019 world silver medalist Sydney McLaughlin. Also expected to compete is the most decorated American woman in Olympic track & field history and six-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix, who is aiming for her fifth Olympic appearance at age 35. Additional athletes expected to compete include 2016 Olympic silver medalist pole vaulter Sandi Morris, reigning 100m hurdles world champion Grant Holloway, and more.
NBC Sports’ Leigh Diffey and Paul Swangard will call the event, joined by analysts four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, two-time Olympic long-distance runner Kara Goucher, and Olympic decathlon silver medalist Trey Hardee. Lewis Johnson serves as the reporter.
For more information on NBC Sports’ U.S. Olympic Team Trials coverage, click here.
U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS – TRACK & FIELD
How to Watch
|Fri., June 18||Qualifying Rounds – Men’s Shot Put||NBCSN/Peacock||7 p.m. ET|
|Finals – Men’s 10,000m, Men’s Shot Put||NBC||10 p.m. ET/PT|
|Sat., June 19||Qualifying Rounds – Women’s Discus Throw||NBCSN/Peacock||8 p.m. ET|
|Finals –Women’s 100m, Women’s Discus Throw||NBC||10 p.m. ET|
|Sun., June 20||Finals – Women’s 100m Hurdles, Men’s 100m, Women’s 400m, Men’s 400m, Decathlon||NBC||9 p.m. ET|
|Mon., June 21||Qualifying Rounds – Men’s Pole Vault, Men’s Javelin Throw, Men’s Triple Jump||NBCSN/Peacock||7 p.m. ET|
|Finals – Men’s 800m, Women’s 1500m, Women’s 5000m, Men’s Pole Vault, Men’s Javelin Throw, Men’s Triple Jump||NBC||8 p.m. ET/PT|
|Thurs., June 24||Finals –Women’s Shot Put, Women’s 3000m Steeplechase||NBCSN/Peacock||9 p.m. ET|
|Fri, June 25||Finals –Men’s Discus Throw, Men’s 3000m Steeplechase||NBCSN/Peacock||5 p.m. ET|
|Sat., June 26||Finals – Women’s Javelin, Men’s 400m Hurdles, Women’s 10,000m, Women’s 200m, Men’s 110m Hurdles, Women’s Pole Vault, Women’s Long Jump||NBC||9 p.m. ET/PT|
|Sun., June 27||Finals –Men’s High Jump, Women’s 400m Hurdles, Men’s 5000m, Women’s 800m, Men’s 1,500m, Men’s 200m, Heptathlon, Men’s Long Jump||NBC||7 p.m. ET/PT|
- Play-by-play: Leigh Diffey and Paul Swangard
- Analysts: Four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, two-time Olympian Kara Goucher, and Olympic decathlon silver medalist Trey Hardee
- Reporter: Lewis Johnson
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