WATCH LIVE: USA very busy in badminton; Four other sports open day

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Appearing in his third Olympic Games, archer Brady Ellison attempts to win the first individual archery medal for the U.S. since the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.

That’s one of the highlights from a slew of early morning starts at Day 7 of the Rio Olympics.

American badminton will be well-represented on Friday, with Howard Shu facing world superstar Tommy Sugiarto amongst a bevy of matches.

Water polo, archery, and fencing also move into Day 7.


Badminton — 7 a.m. EDT

Howard Shu (USA) vs. Tommy Sugiarto — 7 a.m. EDT

Chew-Pongnairat (USA) vs. Goh/Tan 7 a.m. EDT

Lee-Obanana (USA) vs. Pedersen-Ritter/Juhl — 2:30 p.m. EDT

Chew-Subandhi (USA) vs. Kazuno/Kurihara — 2:30 p.m. EDT

Wang (USA) vs. Santos — 6:30 p.m EDT

Rowing — 7:30 a.m. EDT

Water polo  — 8 a.m. EDT

USA men vs. Montenegro — 10:40 a.m. EDT

Archery — 8 a.m. EDT

Fencing — 8 a.m. EDT