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Rio Olympics: What to Watch on Day 8 — Michael Phelps' Final Swim

Plus: The U.S. women row for a third straight gold

Joyce Eng

Day 8 of the Rio Olympics will see Michael Phelps swim his final Olympic race on the last day in the pool, while our dominant women's rowing team goes for its third straight gold. Here's the big stuff you should keep an eye out for on Saturday, Aug. 13 (all times ET).

All events are live-streamed at NBCOlympics.com. Find out all the ways to watch the Olympics here.

Rio Olympics: Stars to watch

Swimming, men's 4x100-meter medley final
10:04 p.m.
Swimming -- and Michael Phelps' unmatched career -- comes to a close with the one race the American men have never lost. Phelps will swim the butterfly leg.

Michael Phelps Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Rowing, women's eight final
10:04 a.m.
The Americans have won every world championship and Olympics (that's 10 straight) in the women's eight since 2006 and that is likely not going to change. The U.S. bench is so deep that only two members from the London team are back. First-time Olympian Katelyn Snyder is the coxswain.

Tennis, women's gold medal match
4:20 p.m.
The gold medal is up for grabs between Puerto Rican Monica Puig and Germany's Angelique Kerber after heavy favorite and defending champion Serena Williams lost in the third round. Kerber, the first German woman to win a Grand Slam since Steffi Graf, with her victory at the Australian Open in January, is hoping to join her countrywoman as an Olympic gold medalist too. The bronze medal match between Czech Petra Kvitova and American Madison Keys is at 1:40 p.m.

Other medal events:
- Rowing, men's single sculls (9:32 a.m.)
- Rowing, women's single sculls (9:44 a.m.)
- Track and field, men's discus throw (9:50 a.m.)
- Rowing, men's eight (10:24 a.m.)
- Tennis, women's doubles (bronze medal match at 11:00 a.m.)
- Shooting men's 25-meter rapid fire pistol (11:30 a.m.)
- Boxing, men's heavy 91 kilogram (semifinals at 11:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.)
- Shooting, men's skeet (bronze medal match at 2:15 p.m.; gold medal match at 2:25 p.m.)
- Trampoline, men's individual (2:42 p.m.)
- Tennis, mixed doubles (bronze medal match at 3:00 p.m.)
- Fencing, women's team sabre (bronze medal match at 4:00 p.m.; gold medal match at 5:15 p.m.)
- Cycling/track, women's team pursuit (bronze medal race at 4:07 p.m.; gold medal race at 4:14 p.m.)
- Cycling/track, women's keirin (4:33 p.m.)
- Weightlifting, men's 94 kilogram (6:00 p.m.)
- Track and field, men's long jump (7:53 p.m.)
- Track and field, men's 10,000 meters (8:27 p.m.)
- Swimming, women's 50-meter freestyle (9:03 p.m.)
- Swimming, men's 1,500-meter freestyle (9:11 p.m.)
- Track and field, women's 100 meters (9:37 p.m.)
- Swimming, women's 4x100-meter medley relay (9:49 p.m.)
- Track and field, women's heptathlon (9:50 p.m.)