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Sport-climbing Added to European Games Krakow 2023

The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) reached an agreement with the European Olympic Committees (EOC) for the inclusion of Sport Climbing in the program of the next edition of the European Games, set to take place in Krakow, Poland, in June 2023.

The agreement adds to the ones the IFSC  signed with other main continental sports organizations such as European Championships Management and Pan American Sports.

“Together with the IFSC European Council we decided to grab the great opportunity to see our sport on the prestigious of the European Games Krakow 2023,” said IFSC President Marco Scolaris. “Just few weeks after the inclusion in the Pan American Games, we are confident that this new step up will strengthen the relationship between our National Federations and their National Olympic Committees, much to the benefit of the global growth of our sport.”

Alongside the upcoming editions of the European Championships, European Games and Pan American Games, Sport Climbing has been included in the Asian Games program in 2018, and represents a touchstone of The World Games since 2005.
Krakow 2023 will be the third edition of the European Games, following up from the ones organized in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 2015, and Minsk, Belarus, in 2019.

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