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Sochi Olympics Day 3: Locals to Watch

Sunday, Feb 9, 2014  |  Updated 7:08 PM CDT
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Monday's Sochi competition will start the week off with a slough of local athletes.

Following an eventful weekend, with ice dancers and speed skaters alike, even more locals are set to grace the slopes, tracks, and ice.

Here's who to watch and when:

4 a.m. CT:  The U.S. women's hockey team will take on Switzerland Monday, following the American's Saturday win against Finland. The U.S. is going for its first gold since the 1998 Nagano Games. Watch live online or on NBC Sports.

Buffalo Grove's Megan Bozek and Kendall Coyne of Palos Heights will compete on the U.S. team.

4 a.m. CT:  The U.S. will take on Switzerland in a round robin session of women's curling Monday. Watch it live here. Another round will also begin at 2 p.m. and will be aired on NBC Sports.

Locals Erika Brown and Ann Swisshelm will be competing in the events.

4:30 a.m. CT: Wisconsin speed skater Aly Dudek will compete in the women's 500-meter short track heats. The Wisconsonite is making her second Olympic appearance following a bronze medal win in the Vancouver Olympics. The firs trace for the women's 500m will take place at 9:45 p.m. Watch it live here.

7 a.m. and 9:05 a.m. CT: Glenview speed skater Brian Hansen will compete in the long track speed skating events in Sochi, including Monday's 500-meter race. He won a silver medal in the team pursuit four years ago in Vancouver and is looking to medal once again in Sochi. Two races will take place Monday, beginning at 7 a.m. with another at 9:05 a.m. Watch live online or on NBC Sports.

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