The 2016 Summer Olympics are about to begin in Rio de Janeiro, with opening ceremonies scheduled for Friday August 5th at 7:00pm. There are a number of New York Olympians participating this year.

BASKETBALL

Breanna Stewart (Syracuse, New York)

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Sue Bird (Syosset, N.Y.)

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Tina Charles (Queens, N.Y.)

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Carmelo Anthony (New York, NY)

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Men's Basketball Schedule

Semi-finals – Augusts 19th
Bronze Medal game – August 21st at 11:30am
Gold Medal game – August 21st at 3:45pm

Women’s Basketball Schedule – Team USA

Semi-finals – August 18th
Bronze Medal game – August 20th 11:30am
Gold Medal game – August 20th at 3:30pm


CYCLING

Megan Guarnier (Glens Falls, N.Y.)

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Cycling Schedule

Women's Road Race - August 7th 12:15pm
Women's Individual Time Trial - August 10th 8:30am


EQUESTRIAN

Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.)

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McLain Ward (Brewster, N.Y.)

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Equestrian Schedule

Jumping Individual Final Round A - August 19th 10:00am
Jumping Individual Final Round B - August 19th 1:30pm


FENCING

Miles Chamley-Watson (New York, N.Y.)

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Daryl Homer (Bronx, N.Y.)

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Nzingha Prescod (Brooklyn, N.Y.)

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Fencing Schedule

Women's Épée Team Bronze Medal Match - August 11th 5:00pm
Women's Épée Team Gold Medal Match - August 11th 6:15pm
Women's Sabre Team Bronze Medal Match - August 13th 5:00pm
Women's Sabre Team Gold Medal Match - August 13th 6:15pm
Men's Foil Team Bronze Medal Match - August 12th 5:00pm
Men's Foil Team Gold Medal Match - August 12th 6:30pm
Men's Épée Team Bronze Medal Match - August 14th 5:00pm
Men's Épée Team Gold Medal Match - August 14th 6:30pm


FIELD HOCKEY

Melissa Gonzalez (Mohegan Lake, N.Y.)

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Field Hockey Schedule

Women's Bronze Medal Match - August 19th 12:00pm
Women's Gold Medal Match - August 19th 5:00pm


GYMNASTICS

Alisa Kano (New York, N.Y.) Rhythmic Gymnastics

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Kristen Shaldybin (Brooklyn, N.Y.) Rhythmic Gymnastics

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Gymnastics Schedule

August 20th - 3:20pm
Individual All-Around Final - Rotation 1
Individual All-Around Final - Rotation 2
Individual All-Around Final - Rotation 3
Individual All-Around Final - Rotation 4
August 21st - 11:00am
Group All-Around Final - Rotation 1
Group All-Around Final - Rotation 2


ROWING

Meghan Musnicki (Naples, N.Y.)

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Emily Regan (Buffalo, N.Y.)

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Henrik Rummel (Pittsford, N.Y.)

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RUGBY

Ryan Carlyle (West Nyack, N.Y.)

Sean M. Haffey

Rugby Schedule

Women's Bronze Medal Match - August 8th 6:30pm
Women's Gold Medal Match - August 8th 7:00pm
Men's Bronze Medal Match - August 11th 6:30pm
Men's Gold Medal Match - August 11th 7:00pm


SOCCER

Crystal Dunn (Rockville Centre, N.Y.)

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Allie Long (Northport, N.Y.)

Jason Miller

Soccer Schedule

Women's Bronze Medal Match - August 19th 1:00pm
Women's Gold Medal Match - August 19th 5:30pm


SWIMMING

Lia Neal (Brooklyn, N.Y.)

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Anita Alvarez (Buffalo, N.Y.) Synchronized Swimming

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TRACK & FIELD

Natasha Hastings (Queens, N.Y.) 400-meter, 4x400-meter

Alexander Hassenstein

Molly Huddle (Elmira, N.Y.) 10,000-meter

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Miranda Melville (Rochester, N.Y.) 20-kilometer Race Walk

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Maria Michta-Coffey (Nesconset, N.Y.) 20-kilometer Race Walk

Lintao Zhang

Dalilah Muhammad (Jamaica, N.Y.) 400-meter Hurdles

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Deajah Stevens (Bayside, N.Y.) 200-meter

Patrick Smith

Jenn Suhr (Fredonia, N.Y.) Pole Vault

Ian Walton

Rudy Winkler (Ithaca, N.Y.) Hammer Throw

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VOLLEYBALL

Matt Anderson (West Seneca, N.Y.)

Sean M. Haffey

Volleyball Schedule

Men's Bronze Medal Match - August 21st 9:30am
Men's Gold Medal Match - August 21st 1:15pm

Get a complete Olympic schedule at Rio2016.com. Coverage will air on NBC.

We wish the New York Olympians the best of luck as well as all USA athletes.


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