What to watch in primetime on NBC: Day 8 of the Olympics

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(NBCOlympics.com) — Michael Phelps tries to win a sixth Rio medal in primetime Friday night on NBC at 8 p.m. ET/PT, plus track and field action heats up.

ET/CT users: Watch the stream here at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT

MT users: Watch the stream here at 7:00 p.m. MT

PT users: Watch the stream here at 8:00 p.m. PT

Phelps headlines final night of swimming in Rio

Live coverage of swimming finals (ET/CT) spotlights Michael Phelps’ last Rio race, as he swims the butterfly leg for Team USA in the men’s 4x100m medley relay to potentially win his sixth medal of these Games (four gold, one silver). Other swimming finals include the women’s 4x100m medley, Connor Jaeger of the U.S. in the men’s 1500m free, and Australia’s Campbell sisters, Bronte and Cate, in the women’s 50m free.

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Italy's Gregorio Paltrinieri and United States' Connor Jaeger competes during a men's 1500-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri and United States’ Connor Jaeger competes during a men’s 1500-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Australia's Cate Campbell, left, and Australia's Bronte Campbell after the final of the women's 100-meter freestyle during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Australia’s Cate Campbell, left, and Australia’s Bronte Campbell after the final of the women’s 100-meter freestyle during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

 

Watch all the swimming action here

World’s fastest woman to be crowned on the track

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce races for a third straight gold in the women’s 100m against three American challengers, plus training partners Mo Farah of Great Britain (2012 gold) and Galen Rupp of the United States (2012 silver) compete in a men’s 10,000m rematch. In the heptathlon, Canada’s Brianne Thiesen-Eaton, wife of U.S. decathlon star Ashton Eaton, is among the challengers to reigning gold medalist Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain.

Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, left, and Ecuador's Narcisa Landazuri compete in a women's 100-meter heat during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, left, and Ecuador’s Narcisa Landazuri compete in a women’s 100-meter heat during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Watch track and field finals here

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