Usain Bolt Races for History in 200M Gold Medal Final Thursday Night on NBC
via press release:
USAIN BOLT RACES FOR HISTORY IN 200M GOLD MEDAL FINAL THURSDAY NIGHT ON NBC
TEAM USA WOMEN’S SOCCER TAKES ON JAPAN IN GOLD MEDAL FINAL LIVE ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK THURSDAY AT 2:45 P.M. ET
Brittany Viola Dives for Gold from 10M Platform on NBC in Primetime
Men’s Beach Volleyball Brazil vs. Germany Gold Medal Final Tomorrow on NBC
Team USA Women’s Water Polo Gold Medal vs. Spain on NBC in Daytime
LONDON – August 8, 2012 – Beijing gold medalist and world record holder Usain Bolt, who already won the men’s 100m gold medal in London, races for the gold in the men’s 200m final as he looks to become the first man in history to sweep both the 100m and 200m sprints in consecutive Olympic Games, Thursday night in primetime on NBC.
Also in primetime, from three-stories up, Brittany Viola dives for the gold medal in the 10m platform final.
Live on NBC Sports Network, Team USA women’s soccer competes for Olympic gold against Japan at 2:45 p.m. ET. The rematch of the 2011 World Cup final, which Japan won last year after a penalty shootout, takes place from Wembley Stadium in London.
NBC’s daytime coverage features Team USA women’s water polo vs. Spain live (ET/CT) at 3 p.m., as the American women look to win their first gold and the first American Olympic gold in water polo since 1904. Also during the day, track and field qualifying heats, women’s swimming 10k marathon and canoeing sprint gold medal final.
All of the events mentioned above, and all other events will be live streamed on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Olympics Live Extra app, available on mobile devices and tablets. The vast majority of live stream content will only be available to authenticated cable, satellite or telco customers.