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International Modern Pentathlon Union seeks production partner

The Union International de Pentathlon Moderne, the international modern pentathlon union, has launched a tender to find a television and internet production partner for its World Cup Series and World Championships from 2013 to 2016.

The UIPM owns all the international television and intellectual property rights for the World Cup Series and World Championships events.

The Union said it is seeking to expand its broadcast and internet coverage in the coming period and is looking for a partner who can “support the organisation in enhancing coverage of the sport, taking it to new markets and bringing innovation to the broadcast production of modern pentathlon”.

UIPM is seeking, on an annual basis, to produce a post-production television programme and live webcast from five World Cups, the Senior World Championships on the men’s and women’s final day, and the Mixed Relay.

Parties interested in the contract must express their interest by 5pm Central European Time on December 10. Successful bidders will be notified on January 10, with the contract scheduled to commence on January 26.