Track & Field: TV Coverage, Event Schedule For Saturday

Aug 9, 2012; London, United Kingdom; Usain Bolt (JAM) celebrates after winning the mens 200m in 19.32 during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Track & field continues Saturday with a full schedule including the men's 4x100m relay.

Track and field competitions at the 2012 London Olympics are nearing a conclusion, and with only one event on Sunday, Saturday is the final day with a full schedule of events.

Saturday will be busy with eight gold medal events scheduled. The headline event of the day is likely the men's 4x100m relay. Usain Bolt will run for his third gold medal in 2012 and he will be joined on the relay team by Yohan Blake, who won silver in the men's 100m. Jamaica will face a strong challenge from the United States.

Other notable events on Saturday include the women's 4x400m relay and the men's 5000m final. Here is Saturday's full schedule of events. All times are Eastern.

  • 4:00 a.m.: Men's 50km walk
  • 12:00 p.m.: Women's 20km walk
  • 2:00 p.m. Women's high jump
  • 2:20 p.m.: Men's javelin throw
  • 2:30 p.m.: Men's 5000m
  • 3:00 p.m.: Women's 800m
  • 3:25 p.m. :Women's 4x400m relay
  • 4:00 p.m.: Men's 4x100m relay
NBC's primetime coverage will include the men's 4x100m relay and the women's 4x400m relay. All of the events can also be watched live at NBCOlympics.com

For more on the Olympics, check out SB Nation's London 2012 Olympics Hub. For more on Olympic athletics, follow the 2012 Olympic athletics section.

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