Thursday Schedule: Local Olympian Watching

See which athletes from the Greater Philadelphia area will compete in the day's events. Below the familiar faces, look for viewing times and channels.

Each day during the Olympics, Patch will post a schedule of that day's events involving athletes who hail from the Patches of Philadelphia and its suburbs.

Here's the roundup of Thursday's events:

Time Channel Event Why watch? 2:15-2:45 p.m. NBC Sports Network Archery — men's elimination round The U.S. archery team leader is Middletown Archery Club co-owner Cindy Bevilacqua. . 5:15-7 p.m. NBC Sports Network Men's basketball Lower Merion native Kobe Bryant and Team USA face Nigeria after two wins in pool play. 2:20-3 p.m. NBC Rowing Roxborough native Glenn Ochal . 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Bravo Tennis Olympian  and is now an Upper Providence resident. On Thursday, she plays a semifinal in women's doubles.

Know of any other Olympians with local ties competing this day? Tell us in the comments.


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