The medal design competition for Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 opens today and runs until Jaunary 12, 2018. The winning design will be selected at the end of January and will feature on the gold, silver and bronze medals awarded to athletes in Buenos Aires.
The 2017 sport climbing season concluded in Kranj, Slovenia, hosting the 8th IFSC Lead World Cup. The finals were a riveting show of Lead climbing and decided the last podiums of the season.
Athletes and coaches, please take note of the changes to the Isolation Zone times for IFSC World Cup Kranj.
On November 9th, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) revealed the first 25 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will gather in the Argentinian capital next October to mentor and support the next generation of young athletes who will compete at Buenos Aires 2018.
The 2017 IFSC World Cup season concludes on November 11-12 in Kranj, Slovenia, and this year Bouldering and Lead athletes will compete for the Combined season podiums.
The IFSC China Open will be held from the 17th to the 19th of November in Guangzhou, China.
The IFSC continues to expand the exposure of its monthly 26-minute highlight programmes in 2017, bringing the best of sport climbing to new audiences on all five continents.
Combined and Lead champions will soon be crowned at the final IFSC World Cup of 2017 in Kranj, Slovenia. Members of the media are encouraged to attend the event, taking place on November 11-12.
The application period for the position of IFSC Communication Assistant has been extended until November 4 2017.
The monthly Executive Board meeting was held via Teleconference on October 19, 2017. Topics included an update on the progress regarding the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and the goals for the future development of Paraclimbing.
The Oceania Continental Championships took place in Noumea, New Caledonia, on October 12-15. Australia stood on all but one podium and collected 10 medals in total, New Caledonia excelled in Speed and won 5 medals, and New Zeeland brought home 3 medals.
The China Tour concluded with title-winning performances from elite sport climbing athletes at the final Speed and penultimate Lead event of 2017.