Rio Olympics 2016 Live Stream: Watch Day One Swimming, Gymnastics, Volleyball Online
NBC is broadcasting Day One of the Rio Olympics on Saturday, highlighting swimming, gymnastics and beach volleyball. Gossip Cop has a live stream below!
As Gossip Cop has reported, the opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympics was held on Friday. That marked the official start of the games, and Saturday has been filled with competition across sports like tennis, soccer, basketball and even shooting, for which the U.S. won its first gold medal thanks to Ginny Thrasher.
NBC has spent the day showcasing various events, but the four-hour primetime coverage is what most people tune in for. So, what will viewers get to see tonight? Among swimming competitions is the men’s 400m individual medley, the 400m freestyle final, the 400m individual medley final, and the women’s 100m butterfly.
That’s in addition to the men’s 100m breastroke and the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay final. Those competing for the U.S. include Connor Jaeger and Conor Dwyer. Both will be going for gold in the 400m freestyle final.
Then there’s gymnastics, with NBC showing the men’s qualifying round, which includes such events as the vault, rings, parallel bars, and more. And who can forget about beach volleyball? Team USA’s Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross will be competing against a duo from Australia. It’s all slated to begin at 8 p.m. Eastern. Stay tuned for the live stream! NOTE: Live stream is no longer available.