— five from Northern Virginia — will be competing in the 2012 Olympics in London starting this weekend. You can watch many of the events on NBC.
If you have a cable, satellite television or a “telco” subscription that includes both MSNBC and CNBC, you can watch every Olympic event live online. More information is available at www.nbcolympics.com/liveextra.
The following is a round-up of where and when Northern Virginia’s Olympians are competing (competition dates are local to London; check the television broadcast schedule or live online schedule for specific local times).
Matt McLean, 800-meter Freestyle Relay
Guiseppe Lanzone, Rowing (Men’s Eight)
Giuseppe Lanzone of Annandale is competing in the men’s eight-person rowing event. The heats are Saturday, July 28, followed by repechages on Monday, July 30, and the medal round on Wednesday, Aug. 1. All of the competitions are at Eton Dorney.
Terrence Jennings, Taekwondo
Alexandria’s is competing in the < 68kg men’s taekwondo events in London on Thursday, Aug. 9. The competition is in an arena at the ExCeL venue.
Kate Ziegler, 800-meter Freestyle Swimming
, of Great Falls, is competing in the women’s 800-meter freestyle swimming event on Thursday, Aug. 2. If she advances to the medal round, she will also compete Aug. 3. The events are at the Aquatics Centre.
Claire Laubach, Field Hockey
Claire Laubach, a defense player from Bristow is playing in the women’s field hockey competition in a series of events beginning Sunday, July 29. The women’s field hockey medal matches will be Friday, Aug. 10.