U.S. track and field Olympian and the world’s fastest man in 2019 Christian Coleman competes at the IAAF World Challenge tomorrow, Thursday, June 20, highlighting Olympic sports programming this week across NBC Sports. All Olympic sports coverage televised and streamed across NBC Sports platforms is presented by Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and NBC Sports Gold present live coverage of the IAAF World Challenge series in Ostrava, Czech Republic, beginning tomorrow at Noon ET; NBCSN presents additional coverage at 2 p.m. ET.
At last week’s Diamond League event in Norway, Coleman set the 2019 world-leading time of 9.85 seconds in the men’s 100m. He now owns the world’s best time in the event for the third year in a row and is looking to become the new fastest man on Earth following the retirement of Usain Bolt. He is expected to lead the American team in Ostrava this week.
Paul Swangard will call the action, joined by four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross and analyst Josh Cox.
Live coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will stream on OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel app, in addition to NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Coverage on NBCSN will stream live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.