Rio Olympics: 5 Things to Watch on Day 11

In it to win it! While gymnastics is wrapping up, track and field and more events are just getting started down in Rio de Janeiro. There are still plenty of standout U.S. athletes competing for medals in sports ranging from women’s beach volleyball to men’s hurdles. Here are five things to watch during day 11 of the 2016 Rio Olympics on Tuesday, August 16.

Aly Raisman of the United States competes on the floor during the women’s individual all-around final on day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Rio Olympic Arena on Aug. 11, 2016.

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1. Women’s Gymnastics Floor Exercise Final

U.S. gymnast Simone Biles competes in the floor exercise on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at the Rio Olympic Games.

It’s the last day of gymnastics in Rio! Simone Biles and Aly Raisman will compete for yet another medal in the floor exercise final. The gymnasts both dominate in this event and their high scores on the floor helped the U.S. win gold in the team all-around final, so it should be an exciting finish.

Livestream: 1:47 p.m. ET

NBC: 8 p.m. ET

2. Women’s Duet Synchronized Swimming Free Routine Final

Anita Alvarez (top) and Mariya Koroleva of the United States compete in the women’s duets synchronized swimming free routine preliminary round on day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on Aug. 14, 2016.

Although Russia usually dominates in this event, the U.S. team of Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva — who entered the final in spot 9 of 12 — will look for an underdog win over the reigning Olympic champions Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina.

Livestream: 1 p.m.

NBC: 2:30 p.m. ET

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3. Women’s Basketball Quarterfinals

Brittney Griner, No. 15 of the United States, during the women’s basketball game against Canada on day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Youth Arena on Aug. 12, 2016.

Led by Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi, Team USA will take on Japan in the quarterfinals. They recently rolled over the competition during their game against China, scoring more than 100 points.

Livestream: 5:45 p.m. ET

NBCSN: 5:45 p.m. ET

4. Men’s 110-Meter Hurdles Final

Devon Allen of the United States competes during the men’s 110-meter hurdles round 1, heat 4 on day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Aug. 15, 2016.

Both the semifinals and finals will take place on Tuesday. University of Oregon track star Devon Allen is one to watch for Team USA as he tries to defeat exceptional athletes like Jamaican Omar McLeod.

Livestream: 9:45 p.m. ET

NBC: 9:45 p.m. ET

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5. Women’s Beach Volleyball Semifinals

The third-ranked U.S. pair, Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross, will face the No. 2 team Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas of Brazil in the semifinals. This would be a huge win for Jennings and put her one step closer to her goal of a fourth-consecutive gold medal in beach volleyball.

Kerri Walsh Jennings (right) of the United States celebrates with teammate April Ross after defeating Australia in a women’s quarterfinal match on day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on Aug. 14, 2016.

Livestream: 10:59 p.m. ET

NBC: 10:59 p.m. ET

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