TOKYO, Japan — Congratulations to Midland High School alum Bryce Hoppel on a fantastic Olympic run. Your West Texas community and Americans across the nation are proud of you!
Unfortunately, Hoppel did not qualify for the finals. To move on, Hoppel had to finish within the top 2 places of his heat or the next 2 fastest times out of the runners who didn’t win their heats. There were four heats overall.
He finished with a time of 1:44:61, placing fifth in his heat.
If you would like to watch the Men’s 800m finals, they are scheduled to air on Peacock August 4 at 7:05 a.m. CDT. However, times are subject to change and the full coverage window is from 5-10 a.m. CDT.