The 7 Olympic medal finals you should watch Monday

Hundreds of Olympic medals will be handed out over the next two weeks, but you can't realistically watch every single event. Each day we'll narrow down the Olympic schedule for you and provide a guide to what you should be watching from Rio.

Note that not every sport will be broadcast live on television - especially if you live on the West Coast, where most broadcasts will be delayed - but you can stream all of the event finals as they happen on or by using the NBC Sports app.

3:00 p.m. ET - Gymnastics men's team final - (live)/NBC (delayed)

Japan is the favorite to win another team gold, but to watch the men perform live you'll have to stream the competition online here.

3:00 p.m. ET - Diving men's synchronized 10m platform -

4:45 p.m. ET - Women's individual sabre final - NBCSN

Itihaj Muhammad, who made history by becoming the first American Olympian to compete wearing a hijab, isn't favored to advance to the medal rounds - but anything can happen.

Swimming events:

9:21 p.m. ET - Men's 200m freestyle

Favorites: James Guy (GBR), Kosuke Hagino (Japan)

9:30 p.m. ET - Women's 100m backstroke

Favorites: Emily Seebohm (Australia), Katinka Hosszu (Hungary)

9:38 p.m. ET - Men's 100m backstroke

U.S. medal hopefuls: Ryan Murphy, David Plummer

9:54 p.m. ET - Women's 100m breaststroke

U.S. medal hopefuls: Lilly King, Katie Meili