Sport Climbing is an Olympic Game

The ICO made official five new sports

03 August 2016

The news is official. The ICO, International Olympic Committee confirmed the entrance off ive new sports for Tokyo 2020: karate, skateboarding, surfing, baseball/softball and sport climbing. A great success after a long battle. Yet in 80’s in fact, magazines spoke about the possibily to insert pur sport into Olympic Games.

The President of IFSC Marco Scolaris said: “This was our dream from when in 2007 the International Federation was born and the hard work of these years led this result now. I want to thaks ICO members for this decision.”

Now naturally it’s hard to know what will happen. Technical, Athletes and Federations will have to word a lot harder to arrive ready to this important appointment. Of course this is a storical event for our sport.

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