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#Tokyo2020 Viewing Guide | T&F Day 5

Aug 2, 2021

EUGENE, Ore. – Day five of the track and field schedule in Tokyo includes Raevyn Rogers running for gold in the final of the women's 800 meters. The day's program will also feature opening rounds of the men's 1500 meters for Matthew Centrowitz and Cole Hocker, 110m hurdles for Devon Allen and triple jump for Emmanuel Ihemeje.
Rogers, the 2019 World Championships runner-up, is competing in her first Olympic Games. She earned her spot in the final with times of 2:01.42 (first round) and 1:59.28 (semifinals) through the first two rounds. The final will go off at 5:25 a.m. (PT) on Peacock.
Hocker and Centrowitz enter the Olympics off the 1-2 respective finish at the U.S. Team Trials. Centrowitz is the defending Olympic champion in the 1500 meters, the first American man to win gold in the event since 1908. In the first round, Hocker runs in heat one while Centrowitz is in heat two. The top six in each heat automatically advance to the semifinals with additional at-large spots for the next six fastest.
Allen, competing in his second Olympics, was fifth in the 110-meter hurdles in 2016. He owns a season best of 13.10 from the semifinals and final at the Trials where he was the runner-up. Allen is set to run in heat five.
In the Ducks' first event of the day, Ihemeje makes his Olympics debut in the qualifying round of the triple jump. Competitors that can get out to a mark of 17.05 meters will secure a spot in the final. Ihemeje's lifetime best of 17.26 meters from the NCAA Indoor Championships in March; he has an outdoor best of 17.14 from the NCAA Outdoor meet in June.
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5:00 p.m. – men's triple jump | qualification
Who: Emmanuel Ihemeje (ITA)
What: Automatic qualifier is 17.05m or at least the top 12 after three rounds advance to final
5:05 p.m. – men's 1500 meters | first round
Who: Matthew Centrowitz (USA), Cole Hocker (USA)
What: Three heats; top six in each heat plus next six fastest advance to semifinals
Watch: CNBC |
3:10 a.m. – men's 110m hurdles | first round
Who: Devon Allen (USA)
What: Five heats; top four in each heat plus next four fastest advance to semifinals
Watch: Peacock |
5:25 a.m. – women's 800 meters | final
Who: Raevyn Rogers (USA)
Watch: Peacock |
All times Pacific
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