Rio Olympics track and field Wednesday schedule (live stream)

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Ashton Eaton is among three Americans hoping to thrive in the decathlon on Wednesday in Rio.

And he’s the one with the gold medal.

WATCH LIVE: Morning session | Evening

Also grabbing out attention is the star-studded field for the Men’s 200m semifinals, with Usain Bolt and LaShawn Merritt racing for the right to run in the final.

Also, USA’s Bernard Lagat faces Round 1 of men’s 5000m running, with Great Britain’s Mo Farah amongst his competition. And Caster Semenya takes her bows, as well.

8:30 a.m. EDT — Men’s Decathlon

USA: Jeremy Taiwo, Zach Ziemek, Ashton Eaton

CAN: Damian Warner

GER: Arthur Abele

8:40 a.m. EDT — Men’s hammer throw

USA: Kibwe Johnson, Rudy Winkler, Conor McCullough

POL: Pawel Fajdek

9:05 a.m. EDT — Men’s 5000m Round 1

USA: Bernard Lagat, Hassan Mead

GRB: Mo Farah

ETH: Muktar Edris

9:55 a.m. EDT — Women’s 800m Round 1

USA: Ajee Wilson, Kate Grace, Chrishuna Williams

RSA: Caster Semenya

CAN: Melissa Bishop

10:55 a.m. EDT — Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Final

USA: Hillary Bor, Donald Cabral, Evan Jager

WATCH LIVE: Afternoon

4:45 p.m. EDT — Men’s decathlon, continued

USA: Jeremy Taiwo, Zach Ziemek, Ashton Eaton


7:3o p.m. EDT — Men’s javelin throw qualifying

USA: Cyrus Hostetler, Sam Crouser, Sean Furey

7:45 p.m. EDT — Women’s 100m hurdles

USA: Brianna Rollins, Nia Ali, Kristi Castlin

JAM: Nickiesha Wilson

GER: Nadine Hildebrand

8:15 p.m. EDT — Women’s long jump final


8:20 p.m. EDT — Men’s decathlon 400m

USA: Jeremy Taiwo, Zach Ziemek, Ashton Eaton

8:15 p.m. EDT — Women’s long jump final


9 p.m. EDT — Men’s 200m semis

USA:LaShawn Merritt, Ameer Webb, Justin Gatlin

JAM: Nickel Ashmeade, Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake

CAN: Andre De Grasse

ESP: Bruno Hortelano

9:30 p.m. EDT — Women’s 200m Final


9:55 p.m. EDT — Women’s 100m hurdles final