With the opening ceremony on Sunday 11 August, the World Sport Climbing Championships began in the Japanese town of Hachioji where the best international athletes are challenging each other to win the world medals in the bouldering, lead, speed and combined specialties.
Last Saturday, the Army won the gold medal in the speed specialty, thanks to the corporal Ludovico Fossali, Alpine of the Army Sports Center of Courmayeur.
This is the first world title won in the specialty for Italy and for the Army Sports Center in particular. A result that makes one look with confidence at the XXXII Summer Olympic Edition of July 2020.
The world championships will close on Wednesday 21 with the combined final, the new specialty included in the program of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.