18 Jun 2020

Sport Climbing proud to join European Championships Munich 2022

Sport Climbing has been added to the now-finalized sports programme of nine sports for the multi-sport 2022 European Championships in Munich.

The respective European Championships in Sport Climbing plus Beach Volleyball, Canoe Sprint and Table Tennis have joined those in Athletics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Rowing and Triathlon for the event that will take place Thursday 11th to Sunday 21st August 2022.

The Munich 2022 European Championships Sport Climbing are set to feature around 400 male and female athletes competing in lead, speed, boulder and combined disciplines in eight medal events. Across the nine sports, 4,400 athletes from 50 countries are set to compete in a total of 158 medal events.

Marco Maria Scolaris, President of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), said, “In these difficult times, we are proud to be welcome in a great event like the European Championships 2022. Looking forward to our event in Munich is a sign of recognition of the IFSC and of the work we have done over the years.

‘’This achievement encourages the IFSC to continue on its project of reorganization of its Councils, for the development of the sport. After the inclusion in the Asian Games in 2018, now also in Europe we are moving to another level.

‘’Finally, I have to thank European Championships Management and the city of Munich for their confidence. On our side, I want to congratulate (IFSC European Council) President (Wolfgang) Wabel for his commitment, and the DAV (German Alpine Club) for their support.”