NBC Webcast US Olympic Trials Finals
NBC to webcast 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
NBCOlympics.com, in cooperation with USA Wrestling, will provide a live webcast of the Championship Series matches at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nev., June 13-15.
Fans can go to NBCOlympics.com and see the matches from the final round on all three days, starting at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
Each day, there will be six best-of-three Championships Series held. The weight classes contested each day are:
* Friday, June 13 ? 48 kg women's freestyle, 55 kg women's freestyle, 63 kg women's freestyle, 72 kg women's freestyle, 55 kg Greco-Roman, 60 kg Greco-Roman
* Saturday, June 14 ? 66 kg Greco-Roman, 74 kg Greco-Roman, 84 kg Greco-Roman, 55 kg men's freestyle, 60 kg men's freestyle, 66 kg men's freestyle
* Sunday, June 15 ? 96 kg Greco-Roman, 120 kg Greco-Roman, 74 kg men's freestyle, 84 kg men's freestyle, 96 kg men's freestyle, 120 kg men's freestyle
The broadcast team for the NBCOlympics.com live wrestling webcast will be veteran announcers Van Stokes and Scott Casber. Stokes has been the play-by-play commentator for numerous USA Wrestling telecasts on a variety of networks, and also has national broadcasting experience with other sports. Casber, a veteran radio and broadcast announcer, is the founder and voice of Takedown Radio, a wrestling show that airs weekly in a number of markets as well as internationally over the Internet all year long.
This special webcast is in addition to the previously announced television coverage for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling and Judo. A two-hour taped show from the event will be broadcast on Sunday, June 22 at 12:00 noon ET on MSNBC. The broadcast team for the MSNBC show is play-by-play announcer Matt Devlin, wrestling color commentator Rulon Gardner and judo color commentator Pat Burris.
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