Jun 23, 2012; Eugene, OR, USA; Ashton Eaton (right) is congratulated by Dan O

2012 London Olympics: Track and Field Schedule for 8/7-8/11

Here is the rest of the schedule that could feature former Oregon Ducks athletes in track and field events. Ashton Eaton highlights the field with the men’s decathlon, featuring 10 different events in the span of two days. He comes in as the favorite in many eyes after breaking the record in the trials back in June.

Matthew Centrowitz has made the final of the men’s 1,500m and will look to medal in his first visit to the Olympics. Galen Rupp will be competing in the men’s 5,000m, his second event of the Olympics after picking up a silver medal in the 10,000m. Both the men’s and women’s javelin throw will have Cyrus Hostetler and Rachel Yurkovich, respectively, and Keshia Baker rounds it out by being a member on Team USA in the women’s 4x400m relay.

The full slate is listed below. Each event in bold represents the final and medals will be awarded after the event.

Tuesday, August 7th

  • 3:25 a.m. PT – Women’s Javelin Throw (qualifying rounds) – Rachel Yurkovich
  • 1:15 p.m. PT – Men’s 1,500m (final) – Matthew Centrowitz

Wednesday, August 8th

  • 2:10 a.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (100m) – Ashton Eaton
  • 2:45 a.m. PT – Men’s 5,000m (heats) – Galen Rupp
  • 3:10 a.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (long jump) – Eaton
  • 5:10 a.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (shot put) – Eaton
  • 10:00 a.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (high jump) – Eaton
  • 11:05 a.m. PT – Men’s Javelin Throw (qualifying rounds) – Cyrus Hostetler
  • 11:56 a.m. PT – Women’s 1,500m (semifinals) – Zoe Buckman
  • 1:30 p.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (400m) – Eaton

Thursday, August 9

  • 1:00 a.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (110m hurdles) – Eaton
  • 1:55 a.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (discus throw) – Eaton
  • 4:55 a.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (pole vault) – Eaton
  • 10:30 a.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (javelin throw) – Eaton
  • 1:00 a.m. PT – Women’s Javelin Throw (final) – Yurkovich
  • 1:20 p.m. PT – Men’s Decathlon (1500m) – Eaton

Friday, August 10

  • 11:10 a.m. PT – Women’s 4x400m Relay (heats) – Keshia Baker
  • 12:55 p.m. PT – Women’s 1,500m (final) – Buckman

Saturday, August 11

  • 11:20 a.m. PT – Men’s Javelin Throw (final) – Hostetler
  • 11:30 a.m. PT – Men’s 5,000m (final) – Rupp
  • 12:25 p.m. PT – Women’s 4x400m Relay (final) – Baker
Later events/finals may or may not have the player in contention. Keep up to date with Autzen Zoo to find out if they will be performing in the event later in the week.

Brian Spaen is the lead editor for Autzen Zoo, follow the site on Facebook and Twitter. Read his other work on the Iowa State blog, Clones Confidential, and Watson Talk Lacrosse.

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