Here’s your rundown of the Olympics events you need to watch today. (All times Eastern)
Sultana Frizell will be the first Canadian in competition in the Athletics portion tomorrow when she participates in the women’s hammer throw at 5 am. Damian Warner is Canada’s lone male decathlete in these games and he will get things underway in the 100m dash at 5:10 am. Cameron Levins will be taking part in the first round of the men’s 5000m at 5:45 am. Jessica Smith and Melissa Bishop will both be in the first round of the women’s 800m at 6:35 am. Curtis Moss is the lone Canadian in the men’s javelin throw qualification at 2:05 pm. Hilary Stellingwerff and Nicole Sifuentes will both try to advance in the Women’s 1500m at 2:45 pm. Jared Connaughton and Aaron Brown will both try to advance to the men’s 200m final when they take part in the semis at 3:10 pm.
The men’s elimination circuit is underway as Russia takes on Lithuania at 9 am to kick off the round. The United States will end the quarterfinal matches tomorrow at 5:15 pm when they take on Australia.
Three medal opportunities for Canada in the medal sprint. Adam van Koeverden will look to bring home a medal in the men’s K1 1,000m at 4:30 am. Meanwhile, Mark Oldershaw will be looking for a medal in the C1 1,000m at 4:48 am.
Cycling – BMX
Tory Nyhaug will be the lone Canadian representative in the Men’s BMX seeding run.
Canada will have two divers in the women’s 10m platform preliminaries as Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion will break up their synchro partnership and go for individual glory. That’s set for 2:00 pm.
Carol Huynh will represent Canada in the 48kg freestyle division when she takes on Thi Lua Nguyen of Vietnam at 8:25 am. Martine Dugrenier will represent Canada against Japan’s Kaori Icho at 8:25 am.
For a full list of the events going on today, click here for the London 2012 Official Olympic Schedule