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Saturday's daytime Olympics coverage to feature short track speed skating

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -

Daytime coverage of the Winter Olympics on NBC kicks off Saturday at 2 p.m. here on 13 WREX. 

Saturday's coverage features multiple short track races including qualifying in the women’s 500m, where 18-year-old Maame Bailey, the first black woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic short track team, is expected to lead the American team.

NBC’s daytime coverage on 13 WREX also features men’s slopestyle snowboarding qualifying, the men’s ski jumping individual normal hill final, followed by the first two runs of the men’s luge competition.

13 News Weekend with Taylor Utzig, Meteorologist Viki Knapp and Sports Reporter Dan Cohen will immediate follow the Olympics. Primetime coverage will pick back up at 7 p.m. on 13 WREX.

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