Rio 2016: 5 Things to Watch at the Olympics on Monday

Sam Mikulak competes on the high bar during day two of the 2016 Men's Gymnastics Olympic Trials at Chafitz Arena on June 25, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Sam Mikulak competes on the high bar during day two of the 2016 Men's Gymnastics Olympic Trials at Chafitz Arena on June 25, 2016, in St. Louis, MO.  Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

Need help sorting through the schedule for day three of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics? From men's gymnastics to beach volleyball, here are five events to watch on Monday, August 8.

1. Men's Gymnastics Team Finals
Livestream: 3:00 p.m. ET
NBC: 8:00 p.m. ET
Team USA gymnasts Sam Mikulak, Jake Dalton, Danell Leyva, Chris Brooks and Alex Naddour will go for the gold against six other countries in the team all-around final. The United States finished second in the qualifiers on Saturday, August 6, behind only China. Russia, Japan, Great Britain, Brazil, Ukraine and Germany round out the top eight.

USA's Serena Williams returns the ball to Australia's Daria Gavrilova during their women's first round singles tennis match at the Olympic Tennis Centre of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 7, 2016.
USA's Serena Williams returns the ball to Australia's Daria Gavrilova during their women's first round singles tennis match at the Olympic Tennis Centre of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 7, 2016. ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

2. Tennis, Women's Singles, Serena Williams vs. Alize Cornet
Livestream/Bravo: 5:45 p.m. ET
Williams triumphed over Australia's Daria Gavrilova in round one to advance to round two. She'll be up against France's Cornet, who overcame Sweden's Johanna Larsson on Sunday, August 7.

3. Men's Basketball, USA vs. Venezuela
Livestream/NBCSN: 6:00 p.m. ET
NBA stars including Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving will face off against Venezuela's basketball team after beating China 119 to 62 on Saturday. Venezuela lost their first game to Serbia, 86 to 62.

Ryan Lochte, Townley Haas and Conor Dwyer (from left) of the United States participate in the award ceremony for the Men's 200 Meter Freestyle during Day 3 of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials at CenturyLink Center on June 28, 2016, in Omaha, NB.
Ryan Lochte, Townley Haas and Conor Dwyer of the United States participate in the award ceremony for the Men's 200 Meter Freestyle during Day 3 of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials at CenturyLink Center on June 28, 2016, in Omaha, NE. Jeff Curry/Getty Images

4. Swimming, Men's 200m Freestyle, Women's 100m Backstroke, Men's 100m Backstroke, Women's 100m Breaststroke
NBC: 8:00 p.m. ET
Livestream: 9:00 p.m. ET
The United States has a chance to medal in four swimming finals tonight: Conor Dwyer and Townley Haas will vie for gold in the Men's 200m Freestyle; Kathleen Baker and Olivia Smoliga will compete in the Women's 100m Backstroke; Ryan Murphy and David Plummer will swim in the Men's 100m Backstroke; and Katie Meili and Lilly King will participate in the Women's 100m Breaststroke.

Also of note: Michael Phelps will try to qualify for the Men's 200m Butterfly final.

5. Beach Volleyball, Kerri Walsh Jennings/April Ross vs. Wang Fan/Yue Yuan
NBC: 8:00 p.m. ET
Livestream: 11:00 p.m.
Walsh Jennings and Ross bested Australia's Mariafe Artacho del Solar and Nicole Laird on Saturday, and will next face off against China's Wang and Yue, who won their first match against Switzerland.

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