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Olympic medal events to watch on Thursday

We take a look at the medal events on the schedule for Thursday in the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics.

Viktoria Wolffhardt of Team Austria competes on Women’s Kayak Semi-final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre on July 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan Photo by Ronald Hoogendoorn/BSR Agency/Getty Images

Gymnastics wraps up all-around competition on Thursday morning with the women’s individual all-around final. Simone Biles has withdrawn throwing the competition for gold a bit more open than usual. Caeleb Dressel is a gold favorite in the men’s 100-meter freestyle while Bobby Finke could be a live dog in the men’s 800-meter freestyle.

Here, we’ll take a look at the list of events on the schedule that will be handing out medals today in the 2021 Olympics. All events are streaming at and on the NBC Sports app. The full live and replay TV schedule is available here.

Olympic medal events on Thursday, July 29th

Canoe Slalom

Women’s Canoe
Medal start time: 2:55 a.m. ET
Favorite to win: Jessica Fox (AUS) -130


Women’s Individual All-Around
Medal start time: 6:50 a.m. ET


Women’s Foil Team
Medal start time: 5:30 a.m. ET
Favorite to win: ROC -125
USA odds: +1500


Women’s 78 kg
Medal start time: 4:00 a.m. ET
Favorite to win: Madeleine Malonga (FRA) -110
USA odds: Nefeli Papadakis +9000

Men’s 100 kg
Medal start time: 4:00 a.m. ET
Favorite to win: Varlam Liparteliani (GEO) +120


Men’s Pair
Medal start time: 8:18 p.m. ET (Wednesday)

Women’s Pair
Medal start time: 8:30 p.m. ET (Wednesday)

Lightweight men’s double sculls
Medal start time: 8:50 p.m. ET (Wednesday)

Lightweight women’s double sculls
Medal start time: 9:10 p.m. ET (Wednesday)


Trap Women
Medal start time: 1:30 a.m. ET

Trap Men
Medal start time: 2:30 a.m. ET


Men’s 800m freestyle
Medal start time: 9:30 p.m. ET (Wednesday)
Favorite to win: Mykhailo Romanchuk (UKR) -125
USA odds: Bobby Finke +600

Men’s 200m breaststroke
Medal start time: 9:44 p.m. ET (Wednesday)
Favorite to win: Zac Stubblety-Cook (AUS) -165
USA odds: Nic Fink +800

Women’s 200m butterfly
Medal start time: 10:28 p.m. ET (Wednesday)
Favorite to win: Zhang Yufei (CHN) -400
USA odds: Regan Smith +800

Men’s 100m freestyle
Medal start time: 10:37 p.m. ET (Wednesday)
Favorite to win: Caeleb Dressel (USA) -115

Women’s 4 x 200m freestyle relay
Medal start time: 11:31 p.m. ET (Wednesday)

Table Tennis

Women’s singles
Medal start time: 7-9:10 a.m. ET

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