The Opening Ceremonies for the 2012 London Olympics wowed the world on Friday. On Saturday, the games get down to business, with competition in sports ranging from archery to weightlifting. Among the athletes competing on Saturday is American swimmer Michael Phelps and a few with ties to Ohio, seeking gold medals on the first day that the Summer Olympics begin handing out the hardware.
Jacob Wukie of Oak Harbor, OH, will compete for a gold medal in men's archery. That event starts with the round of 16 and continues through the gold medal match on Saturday afternoon. Fencer Lee Kiefer from Cleveland will compete in the women's individual foil event, with the gold medals also being awarded on Saturday.
Swimming and other events will be broadcast on NBC in prime time, from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Eastern. Fencing can be seen on MSNBC from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Eastern. The archery competition will be on the NBC Sports Network from 5:45 to 7:00 p.m. Eastern. For a complete broadcast schedule, visit NBCOlympics.com.
For a complete schedule of events, check out NBC's Olympics schedule page.