San Diego Athletes to Watch in Sochi: Friday, Feb. 7 - NBC 7 San Diego
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San Diego Athletes to Watch in Sochi: Friday, Feb. 7

On Friday, the focus is on Fisht Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony to be aired on NBC 7 at 7:30 p.m. PT

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    Every day NBC 7 will provide a quick look at the key events of the day as well as the local athletes who will be competing. Here’s our “San Diego Athletes to Watch” for Friday, Feb. 7:

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    The men’s downhill skiers will have a second training run on the course at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center Friday. 

    One-time San Diego resident Bode Miller will put in a training run along with teammate Erik Fisher. Fisher spent some time at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista on his journey to Sochi, Russia.

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    If you are excited to see Olympic competition this will be your only chance Friday as the event schedule clears to allow athletes to attend the Opening Ceremony in Kisht Stadium.

    Little has been publicized about the event but there have been reports on who will carry the U.S. flag, what the American athletes will be wearing and which well-known actor will voice the opening montage.

    The broadcast airs on NBC 7 at 7:30 p.m. PT. There’s no live streaming available for Opening Ceremony.

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    If you want to be with other sports fans, join NBC 7 and the Olympic Training Center athletes for our Opening Ceremony Viewing Party on the Midway Museum.