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Tokyo 2020 celebrates #500daystogo

The Tokyo 2020 Organising committee celebrated 500 days until the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics on March 12, 2019 by releasing both the pictograms of the sports in the program and details about the torch run to be held before the event.

European Board



Wolfgang Wabel

Working at the Deutscher Alpenverein

Managing Director of Climbing and Mountain Sports

Continental Councli representative on the IFSC Board, Stratey and Development of IFSC Europe/IFSC

Education: Master in Sport Management, PhD Sport Science

Vice President of Sport


Heiko Wilhelm

Working at Austria Climbing

CEO of the Austrian Climbing Federation

Continental Council Representative to the IFSC Sport Department

Education: Buisness Administration, Buisiness Education (University), Trainer

Secretary General



Maaike Romijn

Former Board member of the NKBV
Scientific Director at Naturalis Biodiversity Centre (Leiden)
Education: MA in History (University of Utrecht)

Board Member



Vincenzo Adinolfi

Board Member of the EFSC, FASI Auditor since 2005
Continental Treasurer
Education: Degree in 'Economic and Social Disciplines'

Board Member



Alain Carrière

Working at the FFME
Continental Council Representative for the Development of National Federations

Board Member



Evgeniy Chernyshev

Working at the Climbing Federation of Russia
Vice-President of the CLimbing Federation of Russia, Event Commission Director
Education: Perm State University, The Academy of Public Administration

Athlete Representative



Charlotte Durif

High Level athlete at the FFME
Education: Engineering Degree, Doctor in Material Science

Digital Window into #BuenosAires2018

Even if you can’t make it to the Olympic parks and venues, you can get involved with the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 by following the torch relay and using the official app.


The #UnitedBytheFlame campaign was launched by the Buenos Aires 2018 Organising Committee on August 3rd and enables social media users worldwide to join the 60-day Torch Tour. The Torch Tour will cover 14,000 kilometres, stopping in at 17 cities where the flame will be passed between a group of relay runners whose life stories are reflected in the Olympic values of respect, friendship and excellence.

Boulder Season Conclusion Broadcast around the World

The Munich World Cup reached audiences as never before due to numerous broadcasting deals secured by the IFSC. In addition to the IFSC Live stream and the Olympic Channel, the season finale of the 2018 Bouldering World Cup was broadcast by numerous broadcasters across three continents.

IFSC Youth World Championships Schedule Update

On Monday, August 13th, the Youth B Boulder Semi-finals ath the 2018 Youth World Championships Moscow will be delayed. Previously scheduled to start at 12:00 local time, the event will now begin half an hour later, at 12:30.

Updated: YWCH Moscow Schedule

Officials, coaches and athletes at the IFSC Youth World Championships in Moscow are advised that the technical meeting on Wednesday 8th August has been moved to 19:30, the location remains the same.