The 3rd CISM World Winter Games open today, and soon elite Sport Climbing athletes will be testing their strength, speed and stamina.
The Winter Military World Games is a multi-sports event organised for military athletes once every four years (one year prior to holding the Winter Olympic Games). This year, the event will be held in Sochi, Russia, from February 22nd to February 28th.
Starting on Friday, twelve thousand fans will be able to watch world class Bouldering, Lead and Speed climbing inside the Bolshoi Ice Dome of Olympic Park. Among the competitors will be Russian athlete Anna Tsyganova, the reigning Speed world champion.