Here is the listing of events that involve Ivies for Wednesday, August 8. If there is no mention of the event being broadcast on TV, check NBCOlympics.com for the online broadcast.
Yale’s Sarah Lihan will compete in races nine (7:00 a.m.) and 10 (8:30 a.m.) of the women’s sailing 470 class. Lihan and her teammate, Amanda Clark, stand in seventh-place after eight races. After 10 races, points from the worst race are discarded, the remaining points are added together and the top-10 move on to the medal round.
In track & field, Cornell’s Morgan Uceny will run in the semifinals of the 1,500m at 2:45 p.m. She is hoping to become the first American to ever medal at the Olympics 1,500m. At 2:05 p.m., the men’s javelin qualification round will commence, featuring Brown’s Craig Kinsley and Dartmouth’s Sean Furey, both competing for Team USA. NBC will broadcast various track & field events from 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and as part of its primetime show from 8:00 p.m. – 11:05 p.m.