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What to Watch: Rio Olympics Day 16

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There's one more day of glory left for Rio at the start of Day 16. Action starts early with the running of the men's marathon through the streets of Rio.  In wrestling, 20-year-old world champion Kyle Snyder hopes to leave Rio with his first Olympic gold medal at -97kg.  

The headlining event of Day 16 will be the gold medal game in men's basketball, especially if the U.S. men's team, filled with NBA talent, can make another final at the Olympics.

For a full rundown of the action in Rio check out the NBCOlympics.com streaming schedule. Watch all of the events of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games live on NBCOlympics.com, the NBC Sports app, and on connected set-top boxes.


2:45 pm ET
Men's Basketball: Gold Medal Game – Teams TBD

Track and Field

8:30 am ET
Men’s marathon

Team USA’s Galen Rupp ran his first marathon at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in Los Angeles and won, crossing the finish line a minute ahead of U.S. teammate Meb Keflezighi, who finished fourth at the Olympics in 2012.  Rupp’s marathon time at Trials of 2 hours, 11 minutes, 12 seconds ranks just 116th on the fastest times of 2016, with 32-year-old Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge owning the best time of the year at 2:03:05.


4:00 pm ET
Men's Volleyball: Gold Medal Match – Teams TBD


7:30 am ET
Men's Freestyle Wrestling: -97kg qualifying and eliminations
STREAM LIVEMat A | Mat B | Mat C

1:25 pm ET
Men's Freestyle Wrestling: -97kg Repechages, Bronze, Gold Medal Matches

U.S. wrestler and reigning world champ Kyle Snyder competes in his first Olympic Games in Rio. Snyder disposed of 2012 Olympic title holder Jake Varner at the U.S. Olympic Trials in a hard fought 3-round match. The Ohio State wrestler is one of USA’s best hopes for a medal on the mat in Rio.

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