How to Watch Olympic Running: Friday, Aug 12

August 11, 2016 - running watch

Women’s 10,000 meters final, 10:10 a.m. Eastern: At a World Championships final year, Emily Infeld edged her U.S. teammate Molly Huddle for a warn bronze award when Huddle betimes celebrated. The dual will face a most deeper margin in Rio, including two-time fortifying champion Tirunesh Dibaba, 2015 universe champion Vivian Cheruiyot, and 2015 5,000-meter universe champion Almaz Ayana, who has a fastest 10,000-meter time of a year.

Dibaba and Cheruiyot have inhuman finishing kicks, while Ayana and Kenyan Trials champion Alice Aprot transport improved with a consistently tough pace. Huddle, Infeld, and their teammate Marielle Hall competence have to mangle Shalane Flanagan’s U.S. record of 30:22 only to be in row over a final mile.

Also: The initial (of three) rounds in a men’s 800 and women’s 1500 will give early hints about a aptness of universe record holders David Rudisha and Genzebe Dibaba, as good as discernment on how U.S. champions Clayton Murphy and Jenny Simpson have progressed given July’s Olympic Trials.

HOW TO WATCH (all times Eastern):

Streaming: 8 a.m.,  
TV: 8 a.m.-noon, NBCSN
10 a.m.-5 p.m., NBC
8 p.m.-midnight, NBC


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