UIPM 2018 Pentathlon World Championships: How to watch the action
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:
|France||L'Equipe||All highlights + 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|
|Egypt||DMC||All highlights + live|
|UK||Sky Sport||All highlights|
|UK||BBC||Live (Red Button) + streaming on BBC Sport digital platforms|
|Papua New Guinea||EMTV||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*