5 to Watch: Medal Race Heats Up in Swimming, 3×3, Synchronized Diving and More

3 months ago 15
PR Distribution

There's plentifulness of enactment Tuesday nighttime and aboriginal Wednesday greeting arsenic Team USA hopes to adhd to the medal count. There are finals successful swimming and synchronized diving, portion women's 3x3 hoops competes successful the semifinals, men's hoops tries to get backmost connected way and women's h2o polo takes connected Hungary.

Katie Ledecky, Team USA aquatics for much Olympic medals

5 to Watch

Wednesday nighttime volition springiness Team USA much chances to basal atop the Olympic podium astatine the Tokyo Aquatics Center.

Katie Ledecky has a accidental to travel distant with 2 much Olympic medals aft earning metallic successful the women’s 400m freestyle. On Tuesday, she volition beryllium racing successful the women’s 200m freestyle and women’s 1500m freestyle with 2 hours successful betwixt races. She had the apical times successful qualifying for some events, adjacent mounting an Olympic record successful the inaugural 1500m heats.

Gunnar Bentz, who calls Austin home, volition beryllium successful the premix for a medal successful the men’s 200m butterfly final. In the women’s 200m butterfly, Kate Douglass and Alex Walsh could instrumentality location a brace of medals for Team USA.

Tuesday’s slate concludes with the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay final, an lawsuit wherever Team USA has won 4 consecutive golden medals.

The night’s action, which begins astatine 8:30 p.m. CT, besides includes semifinal races successful the men’s 100m freestyle, women’s 200m butterfly and men’s 200m breaststroke.

Watch unrecorded successful NBC’s primetime coverage, oregon stream live.

TV Channel: NBC

U.S. men’s hoops tries to get connected way vs. Iran

Team USA was stunned by France successful the 4th fourth of their Group B opener connected Sunday. France ended the crippled connected a 16-2 run, handing the Americans’ their archetypal Olympic nonaccomplishment since 2004 successful Athens.

Now, Kevin Durant, Damian Lillard and Co. crook their attraction to Iran, which mislaid its archetypal crippled successful Tokyo to the Czech Republic. Beyond momentum, the crippled carries value for Team USA successful the standings since lone the apical 2 teams successful each radical beforehand to the quarterfinals.

If the squad wants to marque a superior tally astatine its 4th consecutive Olympic gold, it volition request to commencement against Iran with tipoff astatine 11:40 p.m. CT connected Tuesday.

Watch the crippled connected Peacock, oregon stream live.

TV channel: Peacock

Team USA tips disconnected semifinals with eyes connected 3x3 hoops gold

Team USA volition play successful the semifinals of the archetypal ever Olympic women’s 3x3 hoops tourney connected Wednesday. 

Stefanie Dolson, Kelsey Plum, Allisha Gray and Jackie Young posted a 6-1 grounds successful excavation play.

If the U.S. wins successful the semifinals, it volition play successful the golden medal crippled astatine 7:55 a.m. CT Wednesday. If the squad loses, it volition play successful the bronze medal crippled astatine 6:45 a.m. CT against the loser of the different semifinal.

Watch the enactment connected USA Network. Stream the semifinals live online and the medal contests online.

TV channel: USA

U.S. women’s h2o polo squad takes connected Hungary

Team USA has looked similar a squad determined to triumph its 3rd consecutive Olympic golden medal successful women’s h2o polo.

The squad started disconnected the tourney with a historic, 21-goal triumph of big federation Japan connected Saturday. The borderline of triumph was the astir ever successful a women’s Olympic h2o polo crippled … until Spain broke the grounds against South Africa conscionable a fewer hours later. The Americans followed that outing up with a 17-12 triumph implicit China.

Now, the U.S. faces Hungary astatine 12 a.m. CT connected Wednesday. Hungary tied the Russian Olympic Committee successful its lone crippled of Group B play truthful far. 

Watch the matchup connected NBC, oregon stream live.

TV channel: NBC 

Andrew Capobianco, Mike Hixon spell for golden successful men’s synchronized springboard

Andrew Capobianco (L) and Michael Hixon (R) vie successful the men's synchronized 3-meter springboard lawsuit during 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Andrew Capobianco and Mike Hixon volition soar for Team USA successful the men’s synchronized springboard last astatine 1 a.m. CT connected Wednesday.

The U.S. has won a medal successful the lawsuit successful the past 2 Olympics, with Hixon and Sam Dorman claiming metallic astatine the 2016 Rio Games. That tandem fell 4 points shy of Great Britain’s golden medal duo.

After winning bronze and metallic successful the erstwhile 2 Olympic competitions, respectively, Capobianco and Hixon volition look to scope caller heights against beardown competitors successful Great Britain and China.

You tin stream it live.

Read Entire Article