Simone Biles returns to compete in the Tokyo Olympics tomorrow morning – here’s how to watch the gymnastics finals live

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Simone Biles at Tokyo 2020.
Simone Biles at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

  • The 2020 Olympic gymnastics competition started on July 23 and concludes this Tuesday.
  • The balance beam final featuring Simone Biles and Sunisa Lee can be streamed for free via Peacock.
  • NBC is rebroadcasting portions of its gymnastics coverage during primetime.

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Gymnastics is one of the most popular sports at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The qualification subdivisions started on July 23 and the last gymnastics final is on August 3. Coverage will be rebroadcast during primetime on NBC, and you can stream select events live on Peacock for free.

Women compete on four apparatuses: balance beam, floor exercise, uneven bars, and vault. Men compete on six apparatuses: floor exercise, horizontal bar, parallel bars, pommel horse, rings, and vault.

So far, Team USA has earned two gold medals in women’s gymnastics events. Sunisa Lee won gold for her performance in the individual all-around, and Jade Carey earned the top podium spot during the floor exercise final.

On Monday morning, USA Gymnastics announced on Twitter that Simone Biles and Suni Lee will compete in the women’s balance beam final. You can stream the event live on August 3 at 4 a.m. ET through the Peacock streaming service. The highly anticipated Olympic event will replay that night in primetime at 9:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. ET on NBC.

How to watch Olympic gymnastics

Complete coverage of the 2020 Olympic gymnastics competition is available to stream live on the NBCOlympics website or NBC sports app if you have a pay-TV provider with access to NBC. Since most of the gymnastics events occur early in the morning, NBC is rebroadcasting select portions during its primetime coverage.

Outside of NBC, Peacock is streaming the gymnastics finals live for free. You can sign up for a free plan at the Peacock website.

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If you’re looking to watch NBC’s primetime coverage without cable, you can use a live TV streaming service like Sling TV, FuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, or YouTube TV. Sling’s Blue plan is the most budget-friendly of the bunch at $35/month, and new customers can get their first month for only $10. That said, NBC is only available in select markets, so be sure to check Sling’s website for availability first.

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Women’s Olympic gymnastics schedule

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Simone Biles.

August 2

Event Time Where to watch
Floor exercise final 9:30 p.m. ET (replay) NBC

August 3

Event Time Where to watch
Balance beam final 4 a.m. ET

Peacock, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports App

Balance beam final 9:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. ET (replay) NBC

Men’s Olympic gymnastics schedule

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August 2

Event Time Where to watch
Rings and vault finals 4 p.m. ET (replay) NBC

August 3

Event Time Where to watch
Parallel and horizontal bar finals 4 a.m. ET

Peacock, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports App

Parallel bar final 2:30 p.m. ET (replay) NBC
Horizontal bar final 9:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. ET (replay) NBC
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