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Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. BBC coverage

    Sunday, 9 September

    21:00-22:40, Modern Pentathlon - Mixed relay, Connected TV and online

    Wednesday, 12 September

    21:30-22:40, Modern Pentathlon - Women's Final, BBC Red Button and online

    Thursday, 11 September

    21:30-22:40, Modern Pentathlon - Men's Final, BBC Red Button and online

  2. What are they?

    World Modern Pentathlon Championships 2018

    The 2018 World Modern Pentathlon Championships are being held in Mexico City, Mexico, from 6 to 15 September, 2018.

    The event is held on a bi-annual basis and has been a combined event for the last 22 years.

    Great Britain currently sit in fifth place in the all-time medal table with a total of 50 medals awarded, including 19 golds.

  3. How to get into Modern Pentathlon

    Get Inspired


    Why get into Modern pentathlon? The chance to fence, swim, ride a horse, run and shoot - all in one sport!

    Who is it for? The sport welcomes people of all backgrounds and abilities.

    Is there a cheap option? There is so much involved in this sport that it can look expensive, but the equipment is readily available at clubs so you don't have to own it all.

    What if I want a proper workout? Every part of your body will be put through its paces! You'll need stamina, fitness and mental strength to go from one activity to the next.

    Can I take it to another level? This activity is competitive by nature, so the more you put in the more successful you will be in tournaments.

    Is there a disability option? Modern pentathlon is on a journey to becoming a Paralympic sport and in 2015, the first ever para-pentathlon test event took place in Argentina.

    Is there a family option? Each discipline can easily be explored as a family and you can build up to the whole event together!

    So how do I take part? Go to our club finder page to to find modern pentathlon activities near you.

    Modern Pentathlon