We have 3 kiwi climbers there. Best of luck to Sarah Tetzlaff, George Sanders, Tom Waldin, who will be competing in all 3 disciplines, Lead, Speed and Bouldering. Bouldering qualifiers commence on Sunday the 11th for Sarah and Monday the 12th for Tom and George. If you want to follow the event go to: World Climbing Championships 2019 This event will be epic, it doubles as an Olympic Qualify (the first qualifying opportunity) with the top 7 climbers in the Combined Event winning selection.
For selected athletes Youth B, Youth A and Junior Only Bouldering, Lead, Speed, Combined Held in Arco, Italy https://www.mountime.com/climbing-stadium-arco.html
The 2020 National Youth Championships will be held at Climbfit, Kirrawee, Sydney on 29th and 30th May. To be confirmed is the speed event which may be on 31st May most likely at Villawood. Climbfit does not have the height for a speed wall. Australia limit the number of New Zealand participates to 2 per category. Selection for this event is via the CNZ Selection Committee and based on the 2019 Selection Policy.
The event for 2020 has been cancelled, however IFSC has announced that the same event with same venue in Russia will host in 2021. The 2022 event has also been confirmed to be hosted in the USA.
This event was rescheduled from March 2020 due travel restrictions and COVID-19 risks. 08-03-20_Infosheet_OCH_Sydney Event Page Startlist Please note the new dates 19th and 20th of December 2020. The events is a qualification event for Tokyo Olympics 2020. This is an Open only event, and those that can participate in this event will be selected from the Combined Event in October at Mt Maunganui. The nomination criteria for the 2020 Olympics is available here.