Olympics 2012 - Saturday 11 August

6:00am Saturday 11 August on BBC ONE

Today’s London 2012 Olympics coverage on BBC One.

Olympic Breakfast – 0600-0900

Presenters: Sian Williams & Chris Hollins

The busiest day of the Games with 32 gold medals to be won.

Olympics 2012 – 0900-1200

Presenters: Mishal Husain with Rishi Persad

Featuring the Canoe Sprint with four titles to be decided in the new Olympic distance of 200m. British interest with world silver medallist in the K1, Ed McKeever and Liam Heath & Jon Scofield in the K2 who are also number two in the world. Rachel Cawthorn will hope to be contesting the Women’s K1.

Followed by the conclusion of the Men’s Platform Diving semi-finals. Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield will be looking to secure spaces in tonight’s final.

Canoe Sprint:

09:37 Kayak Single (K1) 200m Men – Final

09:54 Canoe Single (C1) 200m Men – Final

10:21 Kayak Single (K1) 200m Women Final

10:48 Kayak Double (K2) 200m Men – Final


10:00 Men’s 10m Platform Semifinal

Olympics 2012 – 1215-1430

Presenters: Matt Baker with Helen Skelton

The Women’s Mountain Bike event at Hadleigh Park, Essex is the main event on the penultimate lunchtime of the Games.

Including News & Regional News at 1200

Cycling Mountain Bike:

12:30 Women’s Cross Country

Olympics 2012 – 1715-1915

Presenters: Sue Barker with Clare Balding Greenwich Park has been transformed to stage the final two events of the Men’s Modern Pentathlon. After the Fencing and Swimming on the Olympic Park earlier today, the athletes are now tackling the Show Jumping followed by the combined run and shoot which is making its Olympic debut.

Includes News & Regional News at 1745

Modern Pentahlon

15:20 Men’s Riding Show Jumping

18:45 Men’s Combined Event

Olympics 2012 – 1915-2230

Presenters: Gary Lineker with John Inverdale, Michael Johnson and Denise Lewis

The final six track Athletics medals will be won tonight with British eyes firmly focused on the first to be decided – the Men’s 5000m. Mo Farah looks to repeat his gold medal success in last year’s world championships and could be adding a second medal to this year’s tally if he was successful a week ago in the 10,000m. Jenny Meadows will hope the crowd can cheer her on to a medal in the 800m and the evening ends with what is always a dramatic race – the Men’s 4x100m relay.

Followed by the climax of the Men’s 10m Diving – Can Tom Daley and/or Peter Waterfield reach the podium?


19:00 Women’s High Jump Final

19:20 Men’s Javelin Throw Final

19:30 Men’s 5000m Final

20:00 Women’s 800m Final

20:25 Women’s 4 x 400m Relay Final

21:00 Men’s 4 x 100m Relay Final


20:30 Men’s 10m Platform Final

Olympics Tonight – 2250-0000

Presenter: Gabby Logan

Time to draw breath at the end of an exciting, action packed day. Gabby and her guests reflect on the expected and unexpected, the heroes and villains, those celebrating and those drowning their sorrows.

Olympic Sportsday – 0015-0100

Presenter: Dan Walker

There’ll be no shortage of stories and action to round-up on the penultimate day of the Games.

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