U.S. women’s line-up for team final is set for 2016 Olympic Games
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 8, 2016 — The line-up for the U.S. women for the team final at the 2016 Olympic Games has been submitted. The competition is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 3 p.m. ET, at the Rio Olympic Arena.
The members of the U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team are: Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre; Gabby Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Buckeye Gymnastics; Laurie Hernandez of Old Bridge, N.J./MG Elite; Madison Kocian of Dallas, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics; and Aly Raisman of Needham, Mass./Brestyan’s American Gymnastics.
The women’s line up is as follows.
- Vault: Hernandez, Raisman, Biles
- Uneven bars: Biles, Douglas, Kocian
- Balance beam: Raisman, Hernandez, Biles
- Floor exercise: Hernandez, Raisman, Biles
Ways to follow the action
NBC is the broadcast and web source for coverage and news on the Olympic Games.
- NBCOlympics.com. NBCOlympics.com will carry live coverage of every gymnastics session as well as all sports, and maintain an archive for on-demand coverage. The gymnastics schedule is listed below.
- Aug. 9, women’s team final, 3 p.m. ET
- Aug. 10, men’s all-around final, 3 p.m. ET
- Aug. 11, women’s all-around final, 3 p.m. ET
- Aug. 14, individual event finals, 1 p.m. ET
- Aug. 15, individual event finals, 1 p.m. ET
- Aug. 16, individual event finals, 1 p.m. ET
- NBC. Gymnastics coverage is expected to appear in the primetime broadcast.
- Aug. 8, men’s team final, 8 p.m. ET
- Aug. 9, women’s team final, 8 p.m. ET
- Aug. 10, men’s all-around final, 8 p.m. ET
- Aug. 11, women’s all-around final, 8 p.m. ET
USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic Committee are also providing easy ways to follow the action from Rio.
- USAGym2016.com. Original stories, athlete bios, schedules, results and more are available at usagym2016.com.
- USAGym.org. The USA Gymnastics official website is a great source for information about the sport: latest news, the schedule of its premier events, athlete biographies, videos, photo galleries and more.
- TeamUSA.org. The U.S. Olympic Committee’s website will also be a good resource for information on the Team USA in Rio.
- Social Media. USA Gymnastics is providing live updates and exclusive content, including interviews and photos, on Facebook and Twitter (@USAGym).