If you were hoping to watch Melanie McCann compete in modern pentathlon at the Olympic Games from home, you will be in luck.
Although the competition will not be televised, by going to the viewer’s guide on the CTV Olympics webpage and clicking modern pentathlon on the World Feed channel, you’ll be able to see Melanie go for the gold.
To watch visit www.ctvolympics.ca/viewers-guide/
As well, the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM), the sport’s governing body, will be doing a live sportscast complete with expert analysis, still pictures, live results and interviews, which will be available on UIPM’s YouTube channel.
For those who don’t feel like watching on their home computer, an event is being organized at Oakwood Resort in Grand Bend.
The Terrace Room at Oakwood will be open at 9:15 a.m. Sunday in time for the riding event at 9:35 a.m., as well as the final combined run/shoot event at 1 p.m.
A cash bar will be open and food will be available for purchase.
For more information contact Krista McCann at (519) 237-3183 or go to Melanie McCann’s Olympic Support From Home on Facebook.
The schedule of events for modern pentathlon Aug. 12 are as follows:
Fencing- 2:55 a.m.
Swimming- 7:30 a.m.
Riding- 9:35 a.m.
Combined- 1 p.m.