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Athletics Schedule for 2016 Rio Olympics Announced

The marathons will be one week apart on Sunday morning.

The women’s marathon at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio will take place Sunday morning, August 14, 2016. The men’s marathon will take place exactly a week later, on Sunday morning, August 21, 2016.

The IAAF released the timetable for all athletics events at the 2016 Olympics today. The 10 days of events will have at least one final take place during each morning session except for August 20th, which doesn’t have a morning session. The first final scheduled will be on Friday, August 12, 2016, when the women’s 10,000 meters will be held.

The men’s 10,000 meters will be in the evening session on Saturday, August 13.

Other events of note:

– Women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase: Monday, August 15 (morning)

– Men’s 800: Monday, August 15 (evening)

– Women’s 1,500: Tuesday, August 16 (evening)

– Men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase: Wednesday, August 17 (morning)

– Men’s 1,500: Thursday, August 18 (evening)

– Women’s 5,000: Friday, August 19 (evening)

– Men’s, 1,500: Saturday, August 20 (evening)

– Women’s 800: Saturday, August 20 (evening)

– Men’s 5,000: Saturday, August 20 (evening)