What to watch in primetime on NBC: Day 12

What to watch in primetime on NBC: Day 12

Usain Bolt in Rio

Usain Bolt returns to the track for the 200m semifinals on NBC at 8 p.m. ET/PT, plus the women’s 200m finals and beach volleyball medal matches.

ET/CT users: Watch the stream here at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT

MT users: Watch the stream here at 7:00 p.m. MT

PT users: Watch the stream here at 8:00 p.m. PT

Usain Bolt headlines a busy night on the track

Live coverage (ET/CT) of track and field features two-time defending champion Usain Bolt running his 200m semifinal heat; 2015 world champion Tianna Bartoletta and defending Olympic gold medalist Brittney Reese as U.S. contenders in the women’s long jump; first-time Olympian Tori Bowie, from the small town of Sandhill, Mississippi, in the women’s 200m; and a strong trio looking to put Team USA on the women’s 100m hurdles podium for a fifth consecutive Games. Elsewhere on the Rio track, American Ashton Eaton concludes day one of the decathlon with one of his best events: the 400m.

Stream track finals live here

Kerri and April try to rebound for bronze

In a matchup that many expected to be for a gold medal heading into Rio, Team USA’s Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross take on Brazil’s Larissa and Talita in the bronze medal match of beach volleyball, with both pairs looking to bounce back from stunning semifinal losses. Afterward, the other Brazilian pair, Agatha/Barbara, are favored in the final against the spirited Germans Ludwig/Walkenhorst.

Watch the beach volleyball semis here and finals here

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