RIO DE JANEIRO (WWBT) - Henrico's Townley Haas competes in the 200 meter freestyle to highlight Sunday's Olympic action.
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Haas placed 5th in the qualifiers to move on to the semifinals. He will swim live on NBC12 during the primetime coverage between 7 p.m. and midnight.
If Haas qualifies for the Gold Medal Final he will compete on Monday.
Several others with Richmond-ties will also compete on Sunday. Reid Priddy leads the US Men's Volleyball team as they take on Canada live on NBC12 between 4:15 and 6 p.m.
Plus, Casey Eichfeld will begin with the preliminary heats in the Men's Whitewater Canoe competition live on NBC12 between 3 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.
Also, Carmen Farmer will compete on the first ever US Olympic Women's Rugby Sevens team.
If the US makes the quarterfinals, the match will be broadcast live on CNBC between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Other action airing on NBC12 during daytime coverage includes the women's road race in cycling, where American Megan Gaurnier, coming off a bronze medal showing at last year's Worlds, could contend on Rio's mountainous course.
During primetime coverage on NBC12 world record-holder Katie Ledecky will swim in the Women's 400m free and Dana Vollmer swims in the women's 100m fly. Vollmer returns to the event a new mother after taking gold in London. Also in the pool, the U.S. looks to avenge a 2012 second-place finish to France in the men's 4x100m free relay.
Plus, the Women's team competition in gymnastics begins with three-time world all-around champion Simone Biles at the helm of the heavily favored U.S. squad.
Late night coverage on NBC12 includes the Men's team competition in gymnastics.
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