President Marco Scolaris attended the meeting of the Executive Board Members of IFSC Europe held in Innsbruck the 8th and 9th of January.
The IFSC and the Austrian Climbing Federation (Kletterverband Österreich) are pleased to announce the 13th IFSC Plenary Assembly, taking place in Innsbruck, Austria, on March 17th, 2018.
Sport Director Jerome Meyer travelled to Buenos Aires this autumn, continuing work in the run-up to the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games in 2018.
IFSC Sport Director Jerome Meyer, Sport Climbing manager for Tokyo 2020 Kobinata Toru, and IFSC Technical Delegate Christophe Billion met with the Olympic Result and Information Services in Lausanne this November.
President Marco Scolaris and Sport Director Jerome Meyer travelled to Tokyo in November for a meeting with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee. The meeting was held to continue work on Sport Climbing’s first appearance in the Olympic Program in 2020.
The Sport Department Management Committee came together at the beginning of December to review and provide consultation on the development of the Sport. Participation was high with almost full attendance, and Vice-President for Sport and Events Kobinata Toru, providing rich insight through his role in supporting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, led focused and fruitful discussions.
The regular, monthly Board teleconference was held on December 13th. Joining the President Maco Scolaris and staff in the Turin head office were Secretary General Debra Gawrych, Vice President Treasurer and Finances Pierre-Henri Paillasson, and President of the IFSC European Council Wolfgang Wabel.
Last weekend, Moscow hosted the 70th anniversary celebration of the first ever sport climbing event. The Combined event featured the format to be used at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 and Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. After almost nonstop climbing in all three disciplines, Speed world champion Anna Tsyganova and Bouldering icon Aleksei Rubtsov claimed the victories.
On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board approved that basketball 3x3 will be held in the same venue as sport climbing for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, near other urban sports.
The city of Glasgow warmly welcomed IFSC president Marco Scolaris and other attendees to “Host City 2017” on November 28-29.
The IFSC is pleased to welcome Lorenzo Bertoldi, who is joining the Communication department as Communication Assistant. He will be reporting to the Communication Director of IFSC Departments and other internal and external Communication and Marketing stakeholders.
The IFSC began meetings last week with event organisers of the 2018 sport climbing season, welcoming national federation members and local event organisers to its headquarters in Torino.
The European Youth Championships wrapped up last weekend in Saint-Etienne, France, and the final podium in Youth A Combined was decided.