Modern pentathlon at the 2024 Paris Olympics will stream on Peacock and NBC Olympics platforms starting on Thursday, August 8.  

Visit for more information on watching the Paris Olympics, including links to download the NBC, NBC Olympics and Peacock apps. 

When does modern pentathlon start and end at the 2024 Paris Olympics?

Modern pentathlon will start on Thursday, August 8 and conclude on Sunday, August 11. There will be live coverage of modern pentathlon on the following dates:

  • Men's events: Thursday, August 8 to Saturday, August 10
  • Women's events: Thursday, August 8 to Sunday, August 11

How do I stream modern pentathlon at the 2024 Paris Olympics?

The complete modern pentathlon schedule is also available on the schedule page.

All live streams are also available to watch on mobile, tablet and connected TV devices via the Peacock, NBC and NBC Olympics apps.

Paris Olympics: Modern Pentathlon Live Streaming Schedule
(all times Eastern, subject to change)
Date/Time Event Stream
Thurs, 8/8 
M&W Fencing Ranking Rounds Peacock,
Fri, 8/9 
Men's Semifinal A Peacock,
Fri, 8/9 
Men's Semifinal B Peacock,
Sat, 8/10 
Women's Semifinal A Peacock,
Sat, 8/10 
Women's Semifinal B Peacock,
Sat, 8/10 
Men's Final🏅 Peacock,
Sun, 8/11 
Women's Final🏅 Peacock,

You can watch every event at the 2024 Paris Olympics LIVE by subscribing to Peacock. After subscribing and logging in, either go to in your web browser or download the Peacock app to your phone, tablet, or connected TV device and navigate to the Olympics section.

Users can also authenticate with their cable subscription, which allows them to watch live streams of every Olympic event on,, the NBC app or the NBC Olympics app. All streams can be viewed in your web browser or on your phone, tablet or connected TV device. 

How can I watch replays of modern pentathlon at the 2024 Paris Olympics?

If you missed any of the live action, you can catch up by watching the full event replays on the Replays hub. The stream links above will also take you directly to the full replay of each live stream.

What to know about modern pentathlon at the 2024 Paris Olympics

The sport of modern pentathlon was dominated by Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics. In the women’s event, Kate French reigned supreme, securing Great Britain’s first modern pentathlon Olympic medal since the London Games. In the men’s event, Joe Choong won gold, setting an Olympic record in the process.

But threats to that British supremacy are abound. In Paris, Italians Elena Micheli and Alice Sotero, the reigning European Games champion and world runner-up, both could be poised to land on the podium in the women's event. Egyptians Ahmed El-Gendy, Mohamed El-Gendy and Mohanad Shaban are all top medal contenders on the men's side, along with Mexico's Emiliano Hernandez, the 2023 world silver medalist.

Additionally in Paris, as the sport aims to boost its popularity, the semifinal and final will both be condensed into 90-minute competitions with a new order of events.

The semifinals and finals, which will be hosted at the legendary Palace of Versailles, will feature the following run of show:

  • 35 minutes of equestrian (showjumping)
  • 5-minute break
  • 20 minutes of fencing (Ă©pee) - bonus round
  • 10-minute break
  • 15 minutes of swimming (200m freestyle)
  • 15-minute break
  • 20-minute combined event (laser run: a discipline that involves cross country running and laser pistol shooting in many sequences)

Modern pentathlon, which debuted at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, is looking to make the sport more fluid, so that fans can understand it, according to Klaus Schormann, Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) president.

"Our new Modern Pentathlon format is strongly aligned with these two principles: it will dramatically improve the experience for fans and viewers, while maintaining the essence of the sport," Schormann wrote on the UIPM’s website.

Where is modern pentathlon being held at the Paris Olympics?

Modern pentathlon events will take place at the Palace of Versailles, the iconic home to the court of Louis XIV. The first French site to be awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 1979, the gardens of the palace will be transformed for the Olympics. 

A temporary outdoor arena will be set up on the Etoile Royale esplanade, to the west of the Grand Canal. The arena will stage the men’s and women’s modern pentathlon, as well as most equestrian events.