Today's Highlights: Usain Bolt in the 200m finals and Ashton Eaton seeks decathlon gold

Olympics Viewer Guide, Aug. 18, 2016


Today's Highlights

NBC Daytime

The men's 400m hurdles final features the last two Olympics silver medalists, Kerron Clement (2008) and Michael Tinsley (2012) looking to continue Team USA's rich tradition in the event.

Americans Jessica Parratto and Katrina Young compete in the semifinal round of women’s platform diving.

Quarterfinal round racing in men’s BMX continues.

Reigning world champion wrestlers Adeline Gray and Helen Maroulis attempt to reach the gold medal round. 

Men's and women's 4x100m relays get underway. 

The men's bronze and gold medal matches in field hockey. 

The US women's volleyball team takes on Serbia in a semifinal match. 

NBC Primetime

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt sprints for a third consecutive gold in the men’s 200m final against American’s Justin Gatlin and LaShawn Merritt.

The Decathlon continues with Oregon native Ashton Eaton attempting to become only the third man to win back-to-back Olympic titles.

Reigning world champion Joe Kovacs of the U.S. headlines the field in the men’s shot put final.

Men's beach volleyball final between Brazil and Italy. 


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