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UIPM 2018 Pentathlon World Championships: How to watch the action

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Global television viewers on a record number of networks will have the opportunity to watch Modern Pentathlon’s flagship annual competition when the UIPM 2018 Pentathlon World Championships take place in Mexico City (MEX) this week.

The 2018 championships will run from September 6-13, with 21 medals on offer to the best pentathletes and pentathlon teams on the planet.

On September 9, during the Mixed Relay, UIPM’s global community will have the opportunity to come together on all UIPM social platforms to celebrate the 1st Pierre de Coubertin Pentathlon Day (#PentathlonDay).

PA record total of 24 networks have signed up to broadcast live (or “as live”) coverage  of the 2018 Pentathlon World Championships, resulting in a record 92 hours of live broadcasting time, reaching a potential 396 million homes.

Globally, highlights will be available on the Olympic Channel while major sports broadcasters such as L’Equipe (France), BBC and Sky Sports (UK), Fox Sports (Australia / Asia) and CCTV (China) have once again secured the rights.

Many of the networks will also broadcast the action online, where will be a live stream of the Mixed Relay and the Women’s and Men’s Individual Finals on UIPM TV with up-to-date results available at the UIPM website throughout the championships.

See below for a list of networks that will broadcast the UIPM 2018 Pentathlon World Championships:

Country Broadcaster Coverage
France L'Equipe All highlights + delayed live
China CCTV5 Delayed live
Pan Middle East                            OSN Sports All highlights + live
Lithuania LRT All highlights + live
Lithuania  Sport 1 All highlights + live
Australia Fox  All highlights + live
Netherlands, San Marino, Vatican City, Greece, Cyprus, Malta  Fox Europe All highlights + live
Pan Asia Fox Asia (Star Sport) All highlights + live
USA, Belgium, Poland, Italy Luxembourg, Singapore, Taiwan, Mexico, Myanmar  Eleven Sport All highlights + live
Hong Kong, China Now TV All highlights + live
Pan Middle East Dubai Sports Channel All highlights + live
South & Pan Africa Supersport, MNET & CSN All highlights + live
Pan Central Africa Kwese  All highlights + live
Poland Sportklub All highlights + live
Finland MTV Finland All highlights
Russia + Eastern Europe Match TV All highlights + live
Hungary MTVA All highlights + live
Ireland RTE All highlights + live
Mexico TBC All highlights + live
Israel Fox Sports All highlights + live
Turkey Fox Sports All highlights + live
Portugal Sport TV All highlights + live
Brazil Globosat All highlights
Egypt DMC All highlights + live
UK Sky Sport  All highlights
UK BBC Live (Red Button) + streaming on BBC Sport digital platforms
Croatia Sports TV Highlights
Mongolia TV5 Highlights
Papua New Guinea  EMTV Highlights
Fiji FBC Highlights
Global  Olympic Channel  All highlights 
Global  UIPMTV Full disciplines coverage

UIPM 2018 Pentathlon World Championships schedule

(* live stream on UIPM TV)

September 7: Women’s Relay

September 8: Men’s Relay

September 9: Mixed Relay*

September 10: Women’s Individual Qualification

September 11: Men’s Individual Qualification | Women’s Individual Final Fencing Ranking Round

September 12: Women’s Individual Final* | Men’s Individual Final Fencing Ranking Round

September 13: Men’s Individual Final*

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