President of the Children of Asia International Committee Mr. Vladimir Maksimov attended open climbing competitions held by the Russian Climbing Federation
President of the Children of Asia International Committee Mr. Vladimir Maksimov was invited by the President of the Russian Climbing Federation Mr. Dmitry Bychkov to the open climbing competitions in the discipline of speed.
About 400 athletes from Azerbaijan, India, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and regions of Russia take part in the tournament.
During the visit, the parties discussed a possibility of including rock climbing into the program of Children of Asia Games.
Mr. Vladimir Maksimov noted that the Children of Asia International Committee is interested in enlarging the sports program of the Games with spectacular, dynamic Olympic sports, such as rock climbing.
“We are considering the request of the Federation to include climbing into the program of the Games as a demonstration sport, for that the host city needs the appropriate infrastructure. The issue of including the sport will be considered at the Board meeting of the International Committee on May 2, 2023.”