The Rio 2016 Olympic games have officially started (after soccer started on Wednesday). We have a full slate with 16 Calympians in action.
Check your local listings or go to NBCOlympics.com to figure out on which channel in the NBC family of networks will have the event.
All Times listed are in PDT.
Click on the names of the Calympians to read their CGB profiles, written by yours truly.
Calympic Medals at Stake:
Women’s 4x100 Free Relay final, 7:24 PM PT on NBC
Opening ceremony dress up saving legs for race day tomorrow! pic.twitter.com/9B2GbeOyM4— Abbey Weitzeil (@AbbeyWeitzeil) August 5, 2016
Rest of Day 1 schedule of Calympians
Men’s Water Polo
Alex Morgan and USA vs. France : USA 1, France 0
Betsy Hassett and New Zealand vs. Colombia : New Zealand 1, Colombia 0
Carli Lloyd and USA vs. Puerto Rico : USA won in straight sets
Men’s Rowing heats starts at 4:30 AM
Marko Marjanovic (Serbia) - Double Sculls ; have to race in repechage on Sunday (8/7)
Nareg Guregian (USA) - Coxless Pair ; have to race in repechage on Sunday (8/7)
Natan Wegrzycki-Szmczyk (Poland) - Single Sculls ; advance to quarterfinals on Monday (8/8)
Will Dean (Canada) - Quadruple Sculls ; have to race in repechage on Monday (8/8)
Men’s Gymnastics qualification starts at 6:30 AM
Ryan Patterson (South Africa)
Women’s Table Tennis - 1st round
Lily Zhang (USA) vs. Gremlis Arvelo (Venezuela) - Lily wins in straight sets 4-0
Women’s Table Tennis - 2nd round
Lily Zhang (USA) vs. S. Jieni (Portugal) - Lily wins in straight sets 4-0
Lily will play Hyowon Suh (South Korea) in the 3rd round on Monday (8/8) morning
Swimming heat prelim starts at 9 AM, Semifinals at 6 PM
Damir Dugonjic (Slovenia) - Men’s 100 Breast ; 21st overall - did not advance
Dana Vollmer (USA) - Women’s 100 Fly ; 2nd in heat, swimming in semifinal tonight
Farida Osman (Egypt) - Women’s 100 Fly ; 12th in heat, swimming in semifinal tonight
Noemie Thomas (Canada) - Women’s 100 Fly ; 18th overall - did not advance