IFSC President Receives Italian National Olympic Committee Award
On Tuesday 4th February, IFSC President Marco Maria Scolaris was presented with the Piedmontese Sports Director of the Year award for 2019.
Led by President of the Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano (CONI) Giovanni Malagò (IOC member) and Gianfranco Porqueddu, President of the CONI Piedmont Regional Committee, the awards ceremony celebrated the inauguration of the 2020 Piedmontese sporting year at the spectacular Coccia Theatre in Novara, Piedmont (Italy), on February 4th.
“As we approach the Tokyo 2020 Games, Sport Climbing is becoming increasingly more recognisable and achieving higher levels of visibility. I’m proud to accept this award on behalf of Sport Climbing and the IFSC – this is just the first step for our sport,” says President Scolaris.
The IFSC is currently headquartered in Turin (Torino in Italian), in the northern Italian region of Piedmont (Piemonte).