How to Watch the Women’s 400m hurdles at 2022 World Track and Field Championships

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Full coverage of the 2022 World Track & Field Championships will be presented across NBCUniversal’s television networks and digital platforms. The event runs from July 15-24 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, as the U.S. plays host to the outdoor championships for the first time.

NBC Sports will broadcast 43 hours from Eugene, with live afternoon and primetime shows both weekends, highlighted by the men’s and women’s 100m finals (July 16-17) and 4x100m and 4x400m relays (July 23-24). Additional television coverage will air on USA Network and CNBC (channel finder here); see below for details.

One of the marquee events is the women’s 400m hurdles, with a strong American field led by Sydney McLaughlin and Dalilah Muhammad. McLaughlin won gold in world record time at the Tokyo Olympics, with Muhammad right behind her in one of the most hotly-contested finals of the Games. Muhammad is the defending world champion from 2019, but McLaughlin has momentum as she broke her own world record at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in June.

See below for answers to all your questions on when and how to watch the competition for the women’s 400m hurdles crown.

RELATED: Full Broadcast and Streaming Schedule for 2022 World Track and Field Championships

When is the Women’s 400m hurdles at 2022 World Championships?

The women’s 400m hurdles begins on Day 5 of the World Championships, with the heats on Tuesday, July 19th. The semifinals will take place in the afternoon session on Wednesday, July 20th and the final is scheduled for the afternoon session on Friday, July 22nd.

How can I watch the Women’s 400m hurdles at 2022 World Championships on TV?

Heats – Tuesday, July 19th at 8:15pm on Peacock

Semifinals – Wednesday, July 20th at 9:15pm and 9:45pm on USA

Final – Friday, July 22nd at 10:50pm on USA

How can I stream the Women’s 400m hurdles at 2022 World Championships?

All network and cable TV windows will be simul-streamed via NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app, with NBC’s programming also available on Peacock. In addition, world-feed coverage of all competition sessions will stream LIVE on Peacock.

Which Americans will compete in the Women’s 400m hurdles?

There will be four Americans in this event. Sydney McLaughlin and Dalilah Muhammad will lead the U.S. while Shamier Little and Britton Wilson will round out the team. McLaughlin broke the world record in the 400m hurdles for the third time in the last year back in June, clocking 51.41 seconds at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Muhammad did not compete at the U.S. Championships due to an injury, but is set to compete at worlds.

RELATED: 2022 USATF Outdoor Championships results, world championships roster

Full Broadcast Schedule for 2022 World Track and Field Championships

Date Key Events Time (ET) Network
Fri., July 15 M100 Heats, Mixed 4x400m 8-11 p.m. USA Network
Sat., July 16 M110mH Heats 1:30-3 p.m. CNBC
W10,000m 3-5 p.m. NBC
W100m Heats 8-9 p.m. CNBC
M100m, WShot Put 9-11 p.m. NBC
Sun., July 17 Men’s Marathon 9-11:30 a.m. CNBC
400m Heats, M10,000m 2-4:30 p.m. NBC
M110mH, 400mH Semifinals 8-10 p.m. CNBC
W100m, M110mH, MShot Put 10-11 p.m. NBC
Mon., July 18 Women’s Marathon 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. USA Network
W1500m, M3000mSC 11:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.* USA Network
Tue., July 19 M400mH, M1500m 11:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.* USA Network
Wed., July 20 400m Semifinals, W3000mSC 7:30-11 p.m. USA Network
Thu., July 21 M800m Semifinals, 200m 8-11 p.m. USA Network
Fri., July 22 W400mH, 400m 8:30-11 p.m. USA Network
Sat., July 23 W100mH Heats 2-3 p.m. NBC
4x400m Heats 8-9 p.m. CNBC
M800m, 4x100m 9-11 p.m. NBC
Sun., July 24 W100mH Semifinals 8-9 p.m. CNBC
W800m, W100mH, 4x400m 9-11 p.m. NBC

*Same-day delayed broadcast.

Noah Lyles runs personal best and is coming for Usain Bolt’s world record

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Noah Lyles ran a personal-best time in the 60m on Saturday, then reaffirmed record-breaking intentions for the 100m and, especially, the 200m, where Usain Bolt holds the fastest times in history.

Lyles, the world 200m champion, won the 60m sprint in 6.51 seconds at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, clipping Trayvon Bromell by two thousandths in his first top-level meet of the year. Bromell, the world 100m bronze medalist, is a past world indoor 60m champion and has a better start than Lyles, which is crucial in a six-second race.

But on Saturday, Lyles ran down Bromell and shaved four hundredths off his personal best. It bodes well for Lyles’ prospects come the spring and summer outdoor season in his better distances — the 100m and 200m.

“This is the moment I’ve been working, like, seven years for,” he said. “We’re not just coming for the 200m world record. We’re coming for all the world records.”

Last July, Lyles broke Michael Johnson‘s 26-year-old American record in the 200m, winning the world title in 19.31 seconds. Only Bolt (19.19) and fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake (19.26) have run faster.

Lyles has since spoken openly about targeting Bolt’s world record from 2009.

How does an indoor 60m time play into that? Well, Lyles said that his success last year sprung from a strong indoor season, when he lowered his personal best in the 60m from 6.57 to 6.56 and then 6.55. He followed that by lowering his personal best in the 200m from 19.50 to 19.31.

He believes that slicing an even greater chunk off his 60m best on Saturday means special things are on the horizon come the major summer meets — the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in July (on the same Oregon track where he ran the American 200m record) and the world championships in Budapest in August.

After focusing on the 200m last year, Lyles plans to race both the 100m and the 200m this year. He has a bye into the 200m at world championships, so expect him to race the 100m at USATF Outdoors, where the top three are in line to join world champ Fred Kerley on the world team.

Lyles’ personal best in the 100m is 9.86, a tenth off the best times from Kerley, Bromell and 2019 World 100m champ Christian Coleman. Bolt is in his own tier at 9.58.

Also Saturday, Grant Holloway extended a near-nine-year, 50-plus-race win streak in the 60m hurdles, clocking 7.38 seconds, nine hundredths off his world record. Olympic teammate Daniel Roberts was second in 7.46. Trey Cunningham, who took silver behind Holloway in the 110m hurdles at last July’s world outdoor championships, was fifth in 7.67.

Aleia Hobbs won the women’s 60m in 7.02 seconds, one week after clocking a personal-best 6.98 to become the third-fastest American in history after Gail Devers and Marion Jones (both 6.95). Hobbs, 26, placed sixth in the 100m at last July’s world championships.

Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone, the Olympic and world 400m hurdles champion competing for the first time since August, and Jamaican Shericka Jackson, the world 200m champion, were ninth and 10th in the 60m heats, just missing the eight-woman final.

In the women’s pole vault, Bridget Williams, seventh at last year’s USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, upset the last two Olympic champions — American Katie Moon and Greek Katerina Stefanidi. Williams won with a 4.63-meter clearance (and then cleared 4.71 and a personal-best 4.77). Stefanidi missed three attempts at 4.63, while Moon went out at 4.55.

The indoor track and field season continues with the Millrose Games in New York City next Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC, NBCSports.com/live, the NBC Sports app and Peacock.

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Birk Irving, last man on Olympic team, extends breakout season with Mammoth win

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One year ago, Birk Irving was the last man to make the four-man U.S. Olympic ski halfpipe team. Since, he continued to climb the ranks in arguably the nation’s strongest discipline across skiing and snowboarding.

Irving earned his second World Cup win this season, taking the U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain, California, on Friday.

Irving posted a 94-point final run, edging Canadian Brendan Mackay by one point. David Wise, the two-time Olympic champion who won his fifth X Games Aspen title last Sunday, was third.

A tribute was held to 2015 World champion Kyle Smaine, a U.S. halfpipe skier who died in an avalanche in Japan last Sunday.

“We’re all skiing the best we have because we’re all skiing with Kyle in our hearts,” Irving said, according to U.S. Ski and Snowboard. “We’re skiing for him, and we know he’s looking down on us. We miss you Kyle. We love you. Thank you for keeping us safe in the pipe today.”

Irving also won the U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain, Colorado, on Dec. 17. Plus, the 23-year-old from Colorado had his best career X Games Aspen finish last Sunday, taking second.

The next major event is the world championships in Georgia (the country, not the state) in early March. Irving was third at the last worlds in 2021, then fifth at the Olympics last February.

The U.S. has been the strongest nation in men’s ski halfpipe since it debuted at the Olympics in 2014. Wise won the first two gold medals. Alex Ferreira won silver and bronze at the last two Olympics. Aaron Blunck is a world champion and X Games champion.

Irving is younger than all of them and has beaten all of them at multiple competitions this season.

New Zealand’s Nico Porteous, the reigning Olympic gold medalist, hasn’t competed since the Games after undergoing offseason knee surgery.

In snowboarding events at Mammoth, Americans Julia Marino and Lyon Farrell earned slopestyle wins by posting the top qualification scores. The finals were canceled due to wind.

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