Save the Date!

IFSC President Marco Scolaris will be discussing the upcoming Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 and more at the press conference during the 13th Annual Plenary Assembly in Innsbruck. The press conference will be held on March 16th at Austria Climbing Headquarters.

“This year, an exciting new chapter begins for our sport," says President Scolaris. "In Buenos Aires, hard-working young athletes will become the first Sport Climbing Olympians, many of whom competed right here in Innsbruck last year.”

Please click here for more information about the press conference, and the Plenary Assembly Programme can be found here.


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