5 to Watch: U.S. Takes Gold Medals in Skeet Shooting, Stanford and UC Berkeley Compete in Swimming

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The Olympic Games proceed to person america glued to the screen, observe erstwhile our teams instrumentality the triumph and anticipation for the champion erstwhile the result is not arsenic great.

Good quality is, Monday greeting started with 2 Americans - Amber English and Vincent Hancock - taking golden medals backmost location acknowledgment to their triumph successful skeet shooting. In the swimming world, 2 American satellite grounds holders are defending their Olympic crowns.

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Two American satellite grounds holders header swimming finals

Lilly King and Ryan Murphy volition look to support their Olympic crowns Monday night.

King volition contention successful the last for the women’s 100m breaststroke, an lawsuit wherever she acceptable the satellite grounds successful 2017. She finished with the third-fastest clip successful Sunday’s qualifying, trailing chap American Lydia Jacoby and South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker, who broke King’s Olympic grounds with a clip of 1:04.82.

Murphy, connected the different hand, acceptable the satellite grounds successful the men’s 100m backstroke astatine the 2016 Rio Olympics. After finishing tied for seventh wide successful Sunday’s heats, helium posted the apical clip successful the semifinals, putting him successful enactment to repetition successful the event.

The women’s 100m backstroke volition besides beryllium an intriguing last aft the Olympic grounds was breached successful 3 consecutive heats connected Sunday. Canadian Kylie Masse and American teen Regan Smith each owned the grounds for precisely 1 vigor earlier Australian Kaylee McKeown raised the barroom successful the last race.

The different last taking spot connected Monday is the men’s 200m freestyle. Kieran Smith, who already won bronze successful the men’s 400m freestyle, volition conflict against Great Britain’s Duncan Scott.

Monday night’s enactment volition besides diagnostic semifinal races for the women’s 200m freestyle, men’s 200m butterfly and women’s 200m idiosyncratic medley.

Watch unrecorded successful NBC’s primetime coverage, oregon watercourse unrecorded here.

Simone Biles leads USA Gymnastics into women’s squad final

The GOAT of gymnastics volition person her archetypal accidental to gain a medal astatine the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Simone Biles earned the apical all-around people successful qualifying, but there’s enactment to beryllium done if she wants to travel retired connected apical successful the women’s squad final, which begins astatine 3:45 a.m. PT connected Tuesday. Team USA finished with an wide people of 170.562 successful qualifying, bully for 2nd spot down the Russian Olympic Committee’s 171.629. China, France and Belgium finished qualifying successful third, 4th and fifth, respectively.

Biles volition beryllium joined by 20-year-old Jordan Chiles, 18-year-old Suni Lee and 18-year-old Grace McCallum successful the squad event. Lee finished 3rd successful qualifying with an all-around people of 57.166, portion McCallum and Chiles finished 13th and 40th, respectively. While the U.S. owns 2 of the apical 3 spots for all-around scores, ROC has the fourth, 5th and sixth-highest scores connected its team.

Watch the women’s gymnastics squad last unrecorded connected the Olympic channel. You tin watercourse afloat sum at https://stream.nbcolympics.com/gymnastics-womens-team-final-main-coverage?chrcontext=KNTV  oregon with the Team USA tracker astatine https://stream.nbcolympics.com/gymnastics-womens-team-final-team-usa-tracker?chrcontext=KNTV 

Undefeated Team USA takes connected Japan successful softball golden medal game

After a walk-off triumph against Japan connected Sunday, Team USA volition erstwhile again look the big federation successful the softball golden medal crippled astatine 4 a.m. PT connected Tuesday.

Both teams were 4-0 entering Sunday’s matchup and had clinched their spots successful the gold medal game earlier facing 1 different successful the last crippled of round-robin play.

The Americans person been led by outstanding pitching from Cat Osterman and Salinas autochthonal Monica Abbott. Neither pitcher conceded a tally implicit the archetypal 3 games of the tournament. The squad has besides seen immoderate timely hitting, arsenic Amanda Chidester walked it disconnected with a two-run azygous successful the eighth inning against Australia connected Saturday and Kelsey Stewart deed a walk-off location tally against Japan connected Sunday.

The crippled is simply a rematch of the 2008 golden medal crippled astatine the Beijing Olympics, wherever Japan became the archetypal and lone squad to support Team USA disconnected the apical of the podium successful softball.

Watch the crippled unrecorded connected NBCSN oregon watercourse it astatine https://stream.nbcolympics.com/softball-gold-medal-game?chrcontext=KNTV.  

Santa Cruz's ain competes successful women's triathlon

Santa Cruz’s Katie Zaferes competes successful the idiosyncratic women’s lawsuit opening astatine 2:30 p.m. Watch the livestream astatine NBCOlympics.com.

Stanford's Katie Ledecky and UC Berkeley's Ryan Murphy vie for swimming win

Stanford’s Katie Ledecky competed successful the women’s 200m escaped qualifying astatine 3:05 a.m. Monday She races again during NBC’s primetime sum opening astatine 6:30 p.m. You tin ticker her here.

UC Berkeley’s Ryan Murphy volition contention successful the finals of the 100m backstroke astatine 6:59 p.m. You tin ticker some races connected NBC or see them streamed unrecorded here.

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