2016 Summer Olympics: Day 11 Watch Guide

Tuesday, August 16 (all times Eastern)

1:00 p.m. — Track and Field

Excitement is just a hop, skip, and a jump away. Literally. The triple jump — also known as the hop, skip, and jump — is one of the most interesting track events to watch. Christian Taylor of the U.S. won gold in London four years ago and also captured the crown at the most recent world championships.

3:00 p.m. — Beach Volleyball: Semifinals

The U.S. and Brazil will likely feature in both the men's and women's competitions. The biggest question facing the U.S. is how will Kerri Walsh Jennings do without her longtime partner, Misty May-Treanor, who retired after the pair won their third gold medal, in 2012. Walsh's new partner is no slouch. April Ross (below right, with Jennings) won silver in '12.

7:15 p.m. — Track and Field

How's this for an awesome story? Aries Merritt of the U.S. won bronze in the 110-meter hurdles with just 20% kidney function in the 2015 World Games in Beijing. Now he is looking to show the world what he can do when healthy.

Want to know what to watch next? Check out the rest of the ultimate 2016 Summer Olympics watch guide!

Photo: Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images for FIVB

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