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Sport WATCH LIVE: DK Metcalf races 100m at USATF Golden Games

19:25  09 may  2021
19:25  09 may  2021 Source:   nbcsports.com

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DK Metcalf races the 100m against some of the elite U.S. sprinters at the USATF Golden Games on Sunday, live on Peacock as part of more than five hours of broadcast meet coverage.

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Metcalf, the Seattle Seahawks wide receiver, drew the second of two 100m heats at 3:40 p.m. ET at Mt. SAC in Walnut, California.

The nine fastest men out of 18 from the two heats advance to the final at 5:03 p.m. on NBC, NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app.

Metcalf, a hurdler and triple jumper in high school who didn’t compete in track in college, could be trying to qualify for June’s U.S. Olympic Trials.

LIVE STREAM: DK Metcalf in 100m — 3:15 p.m. ET

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To do so, he likely needs to break 10.2 seconds. A 10.05 would automatically qualify for Trials.

The more realistic ask is if Metcalf can qualify for the final on Sunday. Two weeks ago at the USATF Grand Prix, it took 10.44 to advance out of the heats from a field of similar strength.

Rio Olympian Mike Rodgers headlines the 100m start list on Sunday. The U.S.’ top four men are not entered.

Olympic and world champions headline the meet.

The women’s 200m features Allyson Felix and Bahamian Shaunae Miller-Uibo. In Rio, Miller-Uibo edged Felix by .07 for 400m gold. Felix is expected to race the 200m and 400m at Trials. Miller-Uibo said she will race strictly the 200m in Tokyo.

World champion Noah Lyles headlines the men’s 200m. He faces the second-fastest American in the event, Kenny Bednarek, and 17-year-old pro Erriyon Knighton, among others.

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