For the former Oregon Ducks athletes, all ten of them will await action beginning on Friday when track and field competition starts.
The women will be taking center stage, especially Brianne Theisen. She’s two-time NCAA heptathlon champion and will compete in the same event over a two-day period this weekend. Keshia Baker will competing in the women’s 400-meter that will decide a champion on Sunday.
Others to watch will be Galen Rupp who will compete in the men’s 10,000-meter and Matthew Centrowitz and Andrew Wheating in the men’s 1,500-meter.
For a complete list of the Oregon athletes and more information on some of their accomplishments, click here to read that post.
Times and events for the weekend are below. Highlights in bold will determine a medal for the event.
Friday, August 3rd
- Women’s Heptathlon (100m hurdles) – 2:05 a.m. PT / Theisen
- Women’s Heptathlon (high jump) – 3:15 a.m. PT / Theisen
- Women’s 400m (first round) – 4:00 a.m. PT / Baker
- Women’s Heptathlon (shot put) – 11:00 a.m. PT / Theisen
- Men’s 1,500m (first round) – 12:05 p.m. PT / Centrowitz, Wheating
- Women’s Heptathlon (200m) – 12:45 p.m. PT / Theisen
Saturday, August 4th
- Women’s Heptathlon (long jump) – 2:05 a.m. PT / Theisen
- Women’s Pole Vault (qualifying rounds) – 2:20 a.m. PT / Becky Holliday
- Women’s Heptathlon (javelin throw) – 3:40 a.m. PT / Theisen
- Women’s 400m (semifinals) – 12:05 p.m. PT / Baker
- Women’s Heptathlon (800m) – 12:35 p.m. PT / Theisen
- Men’s 10,000m (final) – 1:15 p.m. PT / Rupp
Sunday, August 5th
- Men’s 1,500m (semifinals) – 12:15 p.m. PT / Centrowitz, Wheating
- Women’s 400m (final) – 1:10 p.m. PT / Baker
All events are available to watch online here (television service provider required). The website also has the full TV listings on all the track and field events.
Check back later this week for a schedule on the upcoming games for the next week.