The world’s best track and field athletes head to historic Hayward Field for the most star-studded meet of the year, the Prefontaine Classic, airing live on NBC and NBC Sports Gold on Saturday.
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It marks the final Pre Classic at Hayward, which will be demolished and replaced by a larger stadium in 2020.
The headliners include Christian Coleman, the recently crowned world indoor 60m champion and world-record holder. Coleman races the 100m, where he took silver at the world championships between Justin Gatlin and Usain Bolt.
Caster Semenya puts her two-year winning streak in the 800m on the line against her closest rivals, including the fastest American ever in the event, Ajee’ Wilson.
The world’s fastest women face off in the 100m, pitting Olympic gold medalist Elaine Thompson of Jamaica against world champion Tori Bowie of Mississippi.
U.S. Olympic champions dot Saturday’s schedule, including Christian Taylor (triple jump), Jenn Suhr (pole vault), Dalilah Muhammad (400m hurdles), Ryan Crouser (shot put), Aries Merritt (110m hurdles) and Matthew Centrowitz (Bowerman Mile).
3:40 p.m. ET — Men’s Triple Jump
3:43 — Women’s Pole Vault
3:48 — Men’s International Mile
4 — Men’s High Jump
4:03 — Women’s 400m Hurdles
4:10 — Women’s 800m
4:18 — Men’s 100m
4:26 — Men’s 3000m Steeplechase
4:41 — Women’s 100m
4:50 — Women’s 1500m
4:58 — Men’s Shot Put
5:03 — Men’s 110m Hurdles
5:10 — Women’s 5000m
5:31 — Women’s 400m
5:44 — Men’s 200m
5:51 — Men’s Bowerman Mile
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