Fourteen athletes from Virginia — five from Northern Virginia — will be competing in the 2012 Olympics in London starting this week. You can watch many of the events on NBC.
If you have a cable, satellite television or a “telco” subscription that includes both MSNBC and CNBC, you can watch every Olympic event live online. More information is available at www.nbcolympics.com/liveextra.
The following is a round-up of where and when Northern Virginia’s Olympians are competing (competition dates are local to London; check the television broadcast schedule or live online schedule for specific local times).
Guiseppe Lanzone, Rowing (Men’s Eight)
Giuseppe Lanzone of Annandale is competing in the men’s eight-person rowing event. The medal round is today at 12:30p.m. Lanzone started his rowing career at McLean High School, according to his bio.
Terrence Jennings, Taekwondo
Kate Ziegler, 800-meter Freestyle Swimming
Kate Ziegler, of Great Falls, is competing in the women’s 800-meter freestyle swimming event on Thursday. If she advances to the medal round, she will also compete Friday. The events are at the Aquatics Centre.
Claire Laubach, Field Hockey
Claire Laubach, a defense player from Bristow is playing in the women’s field hockey competition in a series of events that began Sunday, July 29. The women’s field hockey medal matches will be Friday, Aug. 10.
Matt McLean, 800-meter Freestyle Relay