World Gymnastics Championships broadcast schedule

Simone Biles

The first World Gymnastics Championships with a team final since the London Olympics start this week in Nanning, China.

The U.S. women, led by reigning World all-around champion Simone Biles and Olympic team champion Kyla Ross, eye their third straight global title, following the 2012 Olympics and 2011 World Championships.

The U.S. men, with London Olympians Sam MikulakDanell LeyvaJohn Orozco and Jake Dalton, look to better their fifth-place showing from 2012.

As in 2013, there will be individual medals at stake in every Olympic event — the all-around and apparatus finals.

Here’s the schedule for Nanning via USA Gymnastics (all times Eastern):

Saturday, Oct. 4: U.S. men’s qualifying, 5-7:15 a.m. (live on
Sunday, Oct. 5: U.S. women’s qualifying, 6-7:45 a.m. (live on
Tuesday, Oct. 7: Men’s team final, 7-10 a.m. (live on
Wednesday, Oct. 8: Women’s team final, 7-9 a.m. (live on
Thursday, Oct. 9: Men’s all-around final, 7-9:30 a.m. (live on
Friday, Oct. 10: Women’s all-around final, 7-9 a.m. (live on
Saturday, Oct. 11: Apparatus finals, 1-4:20 a.m. (live on
Sunday, Oct. 12: Apparatus finals, 1-4:20 a.m. (live on

NBC will have coverage Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. and Oct. 12 at 3 p.m.

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