The 2012 Summer Olympics get in full swing on Saturday as the Olympic Committee starts awarding medals in a number of events. Archery, swimming, and cycling are among the competitions scheduled to take place on Saturday. Area athletes will be competing in the games that day as well.
University of Michigan product Charlie Houchin will take to the pool in the 200-meter freestyle. Heats for the event are scheduled for the morning session, at 4:20 a.m. Eastern, and the semifinals take place in the afternoon at 1:37 p.m. Eastern.
Michael Phelps will also be competing on Saturday in the 400-meter individual medley.
Fans can watch swimming on the NBC Network from 11:00 to 11: 45 a.m., 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern. The network will also feature swimming events, including the finals in the 400-meter individual medley, from 8:00 p.m. to Midnight on tape delay.