Rio 2016 Day 1 saw 16 Calympians in action from rowing, water polo, soccer, table tennis, and of course, swimming.
Day 2 will have 9 Calympians competing in just 2 sports: 2 rowers racing in repechage (elimination races) in the morning and then 7 swimmers. 4 different countries will be represented - Serbia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and U.S.A.
More swimming is on deck for Calympians in Day 2. As many as 4 more medals can be won by the Calympians by the end of the night.
Click on the names of the Calympians to read their CGB profiles to learn more about them, particularly their Cal achievements.
Calympic Medals at Stake:
Prime time (on the East Coast) NBC swimming coverage starting at 6 PM PT. Apparently the West Coast viewers would need to watch online.
Women’s 100 Fly - 6:03 PM PT
Women’s 400 Free - 7:01 PM PT
Men’s 4x100 Free Relay - 7:52 PM PT
Calympians to watch:
Dana Vollmer (USA) in Women’s 100 Fly final
Lauren Boyle (New Zealand) in Women’s 400 Free prelim
and (hopefully) final
Ryan Murphy (USA) - 100 Back final is not until Monday (8/8) night but Murphy is capable of setting world records in the heat and/or semi ;
Men’s 100 Back semifinal, heat 1 - 7:20 PM PT
Kathleen Baker (USA) - Women’s 100 Back semifinal, heat 2 - 7:44 PM PT
Rest of Day 2 schedule for Calympians
All Times listed are in PDT.
Men’s Rowing repechage starts at 4:30 AM - CANCELLED
Marko Marjanovic (Serbia) - Double Sculls
Nareg Guregian (USA) - Coxless Pair
A Serbian pair in the Coxless Pair (so NOT Calympian Marko Marjanovic and partner) on Saturday capsized due to high wind. Rowing is cancelled on Sunday due to the conditions. A condensed schedule will unfortunately mean less recovery time for the Calympians who can win the repechage races.
Women’s Gymnastics - all day
Toni-Ann Williams (Jamaica)
Swimmers - prelim 9 AM, semifinals 6 PM
Kathleen Baker (USA) - Women’s 100 Back
Yvette Kong (Hong Kong) - Women’s 100 Breast
Calympians Medal Count:
2 Silvers (entering Day 2)
Dana Vollmer (USA) - Silver from Women’s 4x100 Free Relay
Abbey Weitzeil (USA) - Silver from Women’s 4x 100 Free Relay