WHERE TO WATCH SPORT CLIMBING AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020
The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is finally here and Sport Climbing is primed to make its long anticipated Olympic premiere from 3 to 6 August. A total of 40 climbers will step onto the Olympic stage for the first time in just a few days – here’s how to watch the action.
To see which broadcaster is covering the Olympic Games in your country, click here. Check the list below for which channels are scheduled to cover Sport Climbing at the Games (please note, this list will be updated over the coming days).
Visit the International Federation of Sport Climbing’s Tokyo 2020 page for all you need to know about Sport Climbing’s Olympic debut.
The Seven Network will offer live coverage in Australia. Click here to watch.
Click here to watch Sport Climbing live on SporTV, with commentary from Brazil climbing team member Thais Makino.
In Canada, the competition is to be broadcast live on CBC. Tune in here.
The men’s qualification and final will air on Czech TV here.
Across Europe, Sport Climbing fans will be able to watch live on Eurosport here.
ARD and ZDF will broadcast the competition live in Germany.
Click here for ARD and here to watch on ZDF.
Click here to watch on the BBC, where GB climbing team member Molly Thompson-Smith and Routesetter Mike Langley will join the commentating crew.
In Greece, finals will air live on ERT (2 and 3). Watch here.
HONG KONG, CHINA
The women’s qualification round will be broadcast on Now Sports here.
NHK will broadcast qualifications (NHK BS-1) and the men’s final (NHK-E) live, with commentary from climbing legend Yuji Hirayama. The women’s final will air live on TV Tokyo.
Click here to watch on NHK and here for TV Tokyo.
Click here to watch live on Sky in New Zealand.
PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
CCTV1 will air the Combined Speed finals, with the women’s Combined Boulder final airing on CCT 4K. All Sport Climbing finals will be stream live on Migu, with some rounds also streaming on the YangShiPin app.
Watch on CCTV here and on YangShiPin here.
Portuguese Sport Climbing fans can tune in on Sport TV 2 here.
RTV will broadcast the action live in Slovenia. Tune in here.
KBS will air qualifications and finals with commentary from climber Jain Kim (women’s qualifications KBS1 and all other events KBS2). Finals are to be broadcast on SBS and MBC, with Korean climber Sol Sa offering commentary on the latter.
Watch on KBS here, MBC here, and SBS here.
RTVE will offer live coverage here.
SRG SRF will broadcast Sport Climbing live. Watch here.
Click here for information about how to watch on NBC, and here to watch on NBC Olympics – with commentary from climber and Ninja Warrior Meagan Martin.