A NEW CLIMBING WALL IN YAKUTSK IS TO BE BUILT FOR THE 8th CHILDREN OF ASIA INTERNATIONAL SPORTS GAMES
Demonstration rock climbing competitions are included into the sports program of the 8th Children of Asia International Sports Games to be held in Yakutsk in 2024. It is planned to build a climbing wall to hold these competitions in the Dokhsun sports complex.
“The popularization of new sports and the construction of new facilities are of great importance for attracting youth and the younger generation of Yakut people to go in for sports and physical culture,” said the Head of Yakutia, Mr. Aysen Nikolayev.
The climbing wall 16 meters high is to be built according with the requirements of international competitions. The facility will be divided into 3 sectors for speed climbing (reference course, width 6 meters), lead (width 25 meters), bouldering, a series of short 5-8 moves, extremely difficult routes (height 4 meters, width up to 27 meters).
The construction will be carried out within the framework of the program of the Russian Olympians Support Fund. The approximate cost of the facility is more than 72 million rubles. The facility is scheduled to be put into operation by the autumn of this year.