US Olympic Trials 2012: Saturday Event Schedule, TV Info, Preview and More

Justin Welton@JustinWeltonAnalyst IIJune 23, 2012

EUGENE, OR - JUNE 22:  Amy Hastings competes in the women's 10,000 meter final during Day One of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 22, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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Are you ready for Day 2 of the 2012 Olympic Trials in Track and Field? If Friday didn't get you stoked for this summer, maybe Saturday will amp the excitement to another level. 

Imagine this: You train for one major event in your life. It happens once every four years. You wake up thinking about it, go to sleep thinking about it and you are changing your life for it.

Every day is a constant test of will and work ethic. But only the best will participate in London a little over a month from now. 

Welcome to the Olympic Trials.  

For these athletes, getting to the big stage is the only thing present on their mind. It's time to put up or shut up. 

Here is everything you need to know about Saturday's Olympic Trials. 

Where: Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

When: Saturday, June 23 at 9:30 am. ET

Watch: NBC Sports Network (11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET) and NBC (8-9 p.m. ET); Live Streaming on  

    Time       Gender       Event  Target # Athletes Round  
9:30 a.m.


110m Hurdles

18 Decathlon
10:20 a.m.


Discus Throw 18 Decathlon
12:30 p.m.


Pole Vault 18 Decathlon
12:30 p.m.


Javelin Throw 24 Qualifying
2:55 p.m. National Anthem
3:00 p.m.


Shot Put 24 Qualifying
3:00 p.m.


Javelin Throw 18 Decathlon
3:15 p.m. Women 100m Hurdles 18 Semi-Finals
3:20 p.m. Women Triple Jump 24 Qualifying
3:40 p.m. Women 100m 18 Semi-Finals
4:00 p.m.


100m 32 Qualifying
4:20 p.m.


High Jump 24 Qualifying
4:30 p.m.


800m 16 Semi-Finals
4:45 p.m. Men 800m 16 Semi-Finals
5:00 p.m. Men 400m 16 Semi-Finals
5:15 p.m.


400m 16 Semi-Finals
5:30 p.m.


1,500m 18 Decathlon
5:45 p.m. Women 100m Hurdles 8 Final
5:52 p.m. Women 100m 8 Final

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For a complete list of Saturday's participants check out