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.
The 3rd Paraclimbing Cup of 2017 took place last weekend in Sheffield, England, and 47 elite athletes representing 14 nations competed across 9 categories.
The IFSC World Cup season continued this weekend with the second stage of the China Tour. In the end, fractions of seconds in Speed and two thrilling final ascents in Lead decided the gold medals at IFSC World Cup Wujiang.
The IFSC is looking for a talented Communications Assistant to manage a variety of day-to-day tasks for the Marketing & Communications Department, as well as contribute to the organisation of IFSC events.
The Speed season concludes this month and Lead champions may also be determined at the upcoming IFSC World Cup events in Wujiang and Xiamen, the second stage of the China Tour.
The IFSC was represented at the 18th General Assembly of the International Paralympic Committee on the 7th-8th of September by IFSC Secretary General Debra Gawrych. This was the first time the IFSC was present at the General Assembly of the International Paralympic Committee since it received the status of “Recognised International Federation” in February 2017.
The Asian Continental Championships took place in Tehran last month, and multiple IFSC World Cup athletes excelled. In the end, Japan won 10 medals, China and Indonesia won 3 medals, and Iran and Thailand each won 1 medal.