Runners take your mark! The 2016 Olympics are slowly coming to a close with some of the best track & field events on Day 12 of competition on Aug. 17th beginning at 8:30am EST. Stay with us to watch the decathlon, women’s long jump and more online here!
A huge day of track and field events will go down with medals on the line in several events for both men and women on the 12th day of the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. American Ashton Eaton will be chasing gold in decathlon throughout the day. 100m, shot put and high jump are among the many decathlon events happening on this big day of action. WATCH DAY 12 OF TRACK & FIELD ONLINE HERE.
The Olympics have been off the chain in Rio. While everyone was worried about getting the Zika virus, Michael Phelps and Simone Biles were busy training for the biggest events in their lives. They both killed it for Team USA winning almost every gold in their respective events. Athletes from all over the globe have been showcasing their stuff and putting forth amazing efforts in every event in Rio.
The finals in the women’s 200m final will also be run during this epic day on the track. Jamaican Elaine Thompson is a lock to bring home the gold for her country unless she trips or some other tragedy happens. American Tori Bowie will be right on Elaine’s heels hoping to best the competition or at least strike silver.
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of this huge day of track and field events? Do you have a favorite race you will be watching? Who will the United States continue to dominate at the Rio games? Let us know who you will be rooting for!