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The only way is up! Sport climbing comes to Nanjing 2014

16/07/2014

As part of the exciting new Nanjing 2014 Sports Lab initiative, this summer YOG fans, athletes and spectators will all have the chance to experience the dizzying heights of sport climbing at the Youth Olympic Games.  This is one of the four sports that will be showcased in a cool urban venue at Nanjing 2014 next month as well as skateboarding, roller sports and wushu.

Nanjing will welcome the top 16 Chinese and international climbers, who will showcase their extraordinary speed, power and determination when faced with a vertical wall! Whether you have a head for heights or not, this is an amazing sport to both watch and try out and will certainly boost the adrenaline levels at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. 

Take a look at the teaser of what to expect in Nanjing.

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  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Closing Ceremony

    Scene from the closing ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, Aug. 28, 2014.

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