Elaine Thompson-Herah, Mondo Duplantis, & Karsten Warholm Headline the International Field
Today’s Live Coverage Streamed on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass”
All Olympic Sports Coverage Across NBC Sports Platforms is Presented by Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 17, 2020 – NBC Sports continues its Diamond League track & field coverage with the series’ third non-exhibition event of the season in Rome, Italy, today, Thursday, September 17, live at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The competition will also stream live on NBC Sports Gold’s “Track and Field Pass.”
Two-time Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson-Herah (Jamaica), current pole vault indoor world record holder and 2019 world silver medalist Mondo Duplantis (Sweden), and two-time reigning world champion hurdler Karsten Warholm (Norway) headline the international field. Thompson-Herah is expected to compete in the women’s 100m, and Warholm in the men’s 400m hurdles, while Duplantis will compete in his specialty event, men’s pole vault. Aleia Hobbs, the 2018 U.S. champion in the women’s 100m and a three-time NCAA champion, will represent the American contingent in the women’s 100m.
Paul Swangard handles the call, joined by analysts – four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon and 2012 Olympian and two-time world bronze medalist Alysia Montaño, who is known for her advocacy work supporting women pursuing careers and motherhood simultaneously.
Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. NBCSN coverage will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
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