Team GB: The Ones to Watch

Team GB: The Ones to Watch

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With the Olympics in Rio upon us we have written a round up of the events and the Team GB athletes you should keep an eye out for and when...naturally with the time difference some are in the middle of the night so you may want to set record on your tv box for some of these! Most of the events listed are the finals or the medal events for those sports, so wishing all of Team GB good luck in getting there! We have separated these out by sport so you can narrow in on the events you like to watch the most. We have also added names in blue who we are confident will come home with medal this year... Olympic Rings


Saturday August 6th & Sunday August 7th: William Fox Pitt, Pippa Funnell, Kitty King and Gemma Tattersall - team and individual eventing Tuesday August 9th: Ben Maher, Nick Skelton, John Whitaker, Michael Whitaker, Team & Individual Jumping - looking to beat 2012's silver in the team event Wednesday August 10th, Thursday August 11th: Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester, Fiona Bigwood and Spencer Wilton in team and individual dressage Friday August 12th: Charlotte Dujardin heads up the team in the dressage team final


With a lengthy schedule - we have detailed all the finals and the Team GB possibles for each final. Sunday August 7th: Max Litchfield and Hannah Miley - men's and women's 400m individual medly final - 2:03am/2:49am James Guy & Stephen Milne - men's 400m freestyle final - 2:30am Monday August 8th: Adam Peaty & Ross Murdoch - men's 100m breaststroke final - 2:53am Jazmin Carlin - women's 400m freestyle final - 3:01am Tuesday August 9th: James Guy & Cameron Kurle - men's 200m freestyle final - 2:21am Georgia Davies & Chris Walker-Hebbom - men's and women's 100m backstroke final - 2:30am/2:36am Molly Renshaw - women's 100m breaststroke final - 2:54am Wednesday August 10th: Georgia Coates & Eleanor Faulkner - women's 200m freestyle final - 2:19am Hannah Miley & Siobhan-Marie O'Connor - women's 200m individual medly final - 3:29am men's 4 x 200m freestyle relay - 3:38am Thursday August 11th: Andrew Willis & Craig Benson- men's 200m breaststroke final - 2:03am Aimee Willmott - women's 200m butterfly final - 2:54am Duncan Scott - men's 100m freestyle final - 3:03am Friday August 12th: Chloe Tutton & Molly Renshaw - women's 200m breaststroke final - 2:17am Daniel Wallece & Ieuan Lloyd - men's 200m individual medly final - 3:01am Saturday August 13th: James Guy - men's 100m butterfly final - 2:12am Jazmin Carlin & Camilla Hattersley - women's 800m freestyle final - 2:20am Benjamin Proud - men's 50m freestyle final - 2:44am Sunday August 14th: Francesca Halsall - women's 50m freestyle final - 2:44am Stephen Milne - men's 1500m freestyle final - 2:11am Monday August 15th: Keri-Anne Payne - women's 10km marathon swimming final - 13:00 Tuesday August 16th: Jack Burnell - men's 10km marathon swimming final - 13:00


Sunday August 7th: Alicia Blagg & Rebecca Gallantree - women's synchronised 3m springboard - 20:00 Monday August 8th: Tom Daley & Goodfellow - men's synchronised 10m platform - 20:00 Tuesday August 9th: Tonia Couch & Lois Toulson - women's synchronised 10m platform - 20:00 Wednesday August 10th: Chris Mears & Jack Laughter - men's synchronised 3m springboard - 20:00 Sunday August 14th: Grace Reid , Rebecca Gallantree - women's 3m springboard - 20:00 Tuesday August 16th: Jack Laughter, Freddie Woodward - men's 3m springboard - 22:00 Thursday August 18th: Tonia Couch & Sarah Barrow - women's 10m platform - 20:00 Saturday August 20th: Tom Daley - men's 10m platform - 20:30


Thursday August 11th: Alan Sinclair & Stewart Innes - men's coxless pair - 13:52 Katherine Granger & Victoria Thornley - women's double skulls - 14:04 Johnathan Walton & John Collins- men's double skulls - 14:24 Chris Bartley, Peter Chambers, Mark Aldrred & Johnathan Clegg - men's coxless lightweight four - 14:44 Thursday August 11th: Katherine Copeland & Charlotte Taylor - women's lightweight double skulls - 13:52 Richard Chambers & Will Fletcher - men's lightweight double skulls - 14:04 Helen Glover & Heather Stanning - women's coxless pair - 14:24 Alex Gregory, Constantine Louloudis, Mohamed Sbihi & George Nash - men's coxless four - 14:44 Alan Campbell - men's single skulls - 14:32




Naturally the largest section in the Olympics - dates to watch: Friday August 12th: Jo Pavey - women's 10,000m final* *becoming the first British woman to run in five Olympics Saturday August 13th: Greg Rutherford - men's long jump final Mo Farah - men's 10,000m final Jessica Ennis-Hill & Katarina Johnson-Thompson - women's heptathlon final event - the 800m

Modern Pentathlon

Cycling - Road

Cycling - Track

Cycling - BMX

Field Hockey


Friday 5th August: Patrick Huston & Naomi Folkard - Ranking rounds Thursday 11th August: Naomi Folkard - women's individual medals Friday 12th August: Patrick Huston - men's individual medals



Saturday 6th August:





After the drop-out of some of the biggest names in golf, a surprise winner is likely. Sunday August 14th: Men's Individual Competition final Look out for: Danny Willett and Justin Rose Wednesday August 16th: Women's Individual Competition final Look out for: Charley Hull and Catriona Matthew

Rugby Sevens

Tuesday August 9th: 16:00 - Great Britain vs Kenya 21:00 - Great Britain vs Japan Wednesday August 10th: 16:30 - Great Britain vs New Zealand 21:00 & 21:30 - Quarterfinals Thursday August 11th: 18:00 & 19:00 - Semi-finals 22:30 - Bronze Medal Match 23:00 - Gold Medal Match With Englishman Ben Ryan as the Fijians coach - watch out for Fiji in the final.


Friday August 12th: Andy & Jamie Murray - men's doubles


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