Brandon Escobar, a Rocky Point grad wrestling in the Olympics for Team Honduras, will compete on August 10.
Escobar will be freestyle wrestling at 55kg beginning at 8 a.m. ET, with the finals taking place at 1:25 p.m. Coverage of the qualifying round begins at 11 a.m. on NBC Sports Network to 1 p.m. At 1:30 p.m., the coverage of the repechages will air on MSNBC until 2:30 p.m. The medal rounds will then air on NBC at 2:45 p.m.
Click the video above to watch an interview with Escobar after he qualified for the Olympics.
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