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Thursday, June 24th, 2021
ALLYSON FELIX, NOAH LYLES & SYDNEY MCLAUGHLIN HIGHLIGHT FINAL FOUR DAYS OF NBC SPORTS’ LIVE COVERAGE OF U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS FOR TRACK & FIELD, CONTINUING TONIGHT ON NBCSN AND PEACOCK
**USATF Adjusts Schedule Due To Extreme Heat in Eugene This Weekend**
Track & Field Trials This Saturday and Sunday Live in Primetime on NBC
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 24, 2021 – NBC Olympics’ live coverage of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for track & field concludes with the final four days of coverage from Eugene, Ore., beginning tonight with the women’s shot put and women’s 3000m steeplechase at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Peacock.
Some event timing this weekend has been changed by USATF due to extreme heat forecast in Eugene (already reflected in chart at bottom).
Live coverage of the track & field trials concludes this 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.
Peacock will live stream NBCSN coverage of the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials.
NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app presents 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 this weekend are expected to feature 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 this weekend in the 200m is the most decorated American woman in Olympic track & field history and six-time Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix, who has already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics – her fifth Olympic appearance at age 35 – in the women’s 400m. Additional athletes expected to compete include 2016 Olympic silver medalist pole vaulter Sandi Morris, reigning 110m hurdles world champion Grant Holloway, and more. 2016 Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz is expected to take the track tonight in the 1500m.
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, and two-time Olympic long-distance runner Kara Goucher. 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
|Thurs., June 24||Finals –Women’s Shot Put, Women’s 3000m Steeplechase||NBCSN/Peacock||9 p.m. ET (LIVE)|
|Fri, June 25||Finals –Men’s Discus Throw, Men’s 3000m Steeplechase||NBCSN/Peacock||5 p.m. ET (LIVE)|
|Sat., June 26||Finals – Women’s 10,000m||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA||1 p.m. ET (LIVE)|
|Sat., June 26||Finals – Women’s Javelin, Men’s 400m Hurdles, Women’s 200m, Men’s 110m Hurdles, Women’s Pole Vault, Women’s Long Jump||NBC||9 p.m. ET/PT (LIVE ET)|
|Sun., June 27||Finals – Men’s 5,000m||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA||1 p.m. ET (LIVE)|
|Sun., June 27||Finals –Women’s 400m Hurdles, Women’s 800m, Men’s 1,500m, Men’s 200m, Heptathlon||NBC||7 p.m. ET/PT (LIVE ET)|
- Play-by-play: Leigh Diffey and Paul Swangard
- Analysts: Four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, and two-time Olympian Kara Goucher
- Reporter: Lewis Johnson
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