The very first medals of the 2016 Rio Olympics will be awarded during day one of the competition, which is set for Aug. 6. Here's a quick look at the day one Olympic schedule, including competition times for the event finals that are set to be contested and information on how to livestream all of the action.

Rio Olympics schedule: Day 1 finals

Day one will see gold, silver, and bronze medals awarded in 12 event finals across seven different sports, including cycling, shooting, archery, judo, fencing, weightlifting, and swimming.

The event finals and times are as follows, according to the Rio Games' official website:

  • Cycling: Men's Road Race, 8:30 AM ET
  • Shooting: Women's 10m air rifle, 9:30 AM ET
  • Shooting: Men's 10m air pistol, 2:30 PM ET
  • Judo: Women's 48 kg, 2:30 PM ET
  • Judo: Men's 60 kg, 2:30 PM ET
  • Archery: Men's Team, 4:07 PM ET
  • Fencing: Women's individual epee, 4:45 PM ET
  • Weightlifting: Women's 48 kg, 6 PM ET
  • Swimming: Men's 400m individual medley (IM), 9:03 PM ET
  • Swimming: Men's 400m freestyle, 9:30 PM ET
  • Swimming: Women's 400m IM, 9:49 PM ET
  • Swimming: Women's 4x100m freestyle relay, 10:24 PM ET

Interested viewers can livestream events of choice by visiting the NBC Olympics website at the times listed above. Check local listings for network TV coverage of select events.

Gymnastics, Rugby Sevens, more on day 1Olympic schedule

Although finals are always exciting to watch, the day will also feature plenty of preliminary round action from Rio.The women of Team USA's Rugby Sevens team will play their first-ever Olympic Games match against Fiji just hours before they face off against Colombia for match number two.

World champion Simone Biles, defending Olympic all-around gold medalist Gabby Douglas and the rest of the ladies' team won't begin their segment of the competition at the Rio Olympics until Aug.

7, but gymnastics fanswill want to tune in beginning at 9:30 AM Eastern to watch the qualifying round of the men's competition. Team USA, whichfeaturesSam Mikulak, Alex Naddour, Chris Brooks, Jake Dalton, and Danell Leyva, will work hard to redeem a largely disappointing overall performance by the nation's guys at the2012 London Olympics.

Preliminaries will take place in several other sports, including but not limited to beach volleyball, tennis, and water polo.

Which nation will lead the overall medal count at the close of day one at the Rio Olympics? Livestream all of theaction and check back here at the end of the day to find out which nation earns the early edge.

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