International Federation of Sport Climbing signs Japan Airlines as main partner
By Community | February 5, 2018
International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has signed Japan Airlines as its main partner.
As part of the partnership, Japan Airlines will support the development of sport climbing in 2018. Sport climbing will feature for the first time at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires this year and at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Japan Airlines will be present throughout the 2018 season during IFSC events and activities and will also be represented on IFSC social media.
IFSC president Marco Scolaris said: “We are thrilled to have such a committed partner sharing the same vision and passion for aiming higher, especially during a period of substantial growth and new opportunities for sport climbing. We are looking forward to flying into the challenges of tomorrow with Japan Airlines.”
IFSC vice president sports/events Kobinata Toru said: “It has been wonderful to see the evolution of our sport in Japan, a leader in sport climbing. The depth of the climbing community in Japan is expanding as we prepare to welcome the Olympic Games in Tokyo, and this new partnership between Japan Airlines and the IFSC is an example and agent of this positive change.”