On January 17th, the IFSC Executive Board met to discuss ongoing developments in the IFSC.
Topics included updates on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games preparation. In addition, the Sport Department gave an overview of the rule changes aimed to adapt and improved Sport Climbing in his first Olympic experience. The Board was called to vote the acceptance of the NACMSL (National Association for Climbing and Mountaineering in Sri Lanka) as a new member, for the final ratification at the next Plenary Assembly.
Finally, the 2018 PA agenda and workshop have been defined, Nationality Rule, Combined as a discipline, split finals and Official nomination were subject to decisions as well. Finally, the 2018 Youth World Championship will be reallocated after the withdrawal of Climbing Escalade Canada.
The next IFSC Teleconference will be held on February, 21st.