WATCH LIVE: Bolt, Merritt, Gatlin, Suhr — It’s track and field’s morning session

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Usain Bolt is back for the 200m semifinals in Rio, and he’s bringing his rivals and friends with him.

Yohan Blake, Justin Gatlin and Lashawn Merritt will also be running Tuesday morning.

WATCH LIVE: Morning session

USA pole vaulter Jenn Suhr is back to defend her gold in the morning, while American jumpers Will Claye and Christian Taylor aim for gold in the triple jump.

8:30 a.m. EDT — Women’s 5000m Round 1

USA: Shelby Houlihan, Kim Conley, Abbey D’Agostino

8:45 a.m. EDT — Women’s Pole Vault qualifying

USA: Jenn Suhr, Sandi Morris, Lexi Weeks

8:50 a.m. EDT — Men’s triple jump final

USA: Christian Taylor, Will Claye

9:30 a.m. EDT — Men’s 1500m Round 1

USA: Matthew Centrowitz, Robby Andrews, Ben Blankenship

10:05 a.m. EDT — Women’s 100m hurdles

USA: Nia Ali, Kristi Castlin, Brianna Rollins

10:20 a.m. EDT — Women’s discus throw


10:50 a.m. EDT — Men’s 200m Round 1

USA: Ameer Webb, Justin Gatlin, Lashawn Merritt

JAM: Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt

CAN: Aaron Brown, Andre De Grasse