It was all a matter of attack and defence at the 19th Asian Games as Indonesia’s world champion Desak Made Rita Kusuma Dewi took gold and an Asian record and Iran’s Reza Alipour Shenazandifard defended his men’s crown at the Shaoxing Keqiao Yangshan Sport Climbing Centre in Hanzghou, China.
Climbing at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, will begin tomorrow with 108 athletes from 16 nations competing at the impressive Shaoxing Keqiao Yangshan Sport Climbing Centre - a purpose built, climbing specific venue.
At the IFSC World Cup in Innsbruck everyone thought Japan’s Anraku Sorato was having a great first senior season as he picked up a gold in Boulder, the 2023 Boulder series title and an agonising fourth place finish in the first Lead World Cup of the season.
The final stop on the 2023 IFSC World Cup was Wujiang, China, with the Speed series - a series that started back in Seoul in April - coming to a close and crowning the annual champion.
A new International Olympic Committee (IOC) Consensus Statement, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, highlights the risk for athletes of a syndrome affecting health and performance, caused by a mismatch between the calories eaten and burned during exercise – known as Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (REDs).
The 19th edition of the Pan American Games, taking place in Santiago, Chile, from 20 October to 5 November, will mark a memorable milestone in the history of Climbing, as the sport will make its debut in the programme of the multi-sport event.
Ten months away from the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) presented P24 Catalogue: Holds, Macros, and Volumes for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 – the second edition of the sport equipment catalogue specifically designed for the Games.
Japan dominated the final IFSC World Cup podiums of the season taking five of the six medals on offer in Wujiang as Anraku Sorato and Mori Ai both claim Lead gold’s again for the nation.
China’s Wu Peng and Deng Lijuan made it a double home gold in front of an adoring crowd at the Fenhu Culture and Sports Center at the IFSC World Cup Wujiang.
Japan will once again dominate an IFSC World Cup Lead final as five men and four women make up the eights of IFSC World Cup Wujiang at the Fenhu Culture and Sports Center.
Speed qualification at IFSC World Cup Wujiang has whittled the climbers down to the final 16 men and women who will compete for the medals tomorrow at the Fenhu Culture and Sports Center. Here are some of the thoughts from the athletes.
Qualification at IFSC World Cup Wujiang has given us the 26 climbers through to the semi-finals at the Fenhu Culture and Sports Center, and we talk to some of the athletes for some competition thoughts.
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