The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) Paraclimbing Committee held a teleconference meeting during the coronavirus pandemic.
The group met for the second time in three weeks, having already held a teleconference call on April 14.
IFSC President Marco Scolaris opened the call with a short speech, inviting all the Committee members and Para-climbers to follow advices and rules provided by each national Government and the World Health Organization.
Among those in attendance were Para-climbing routesetter Christophe Cazin of France, athlete representative Sebastian Depke of Germany, Para-climbing experts Wayne Geary of the United States and Sian Spencer of Australia, and coaches Rotem Jacobs of Israel and Naoya Suzuki of Japan.
IFSC general director Piero Rebaudengo and IFSC sport director Silvia Verdolini also participated in the meeting.
The range of topics addressed during the two teleconferences varied from the current situation caused by the pandemic to the competition calendar, the 2021 IFSC Paraclimbing World Championships in Moscow and the classification rules.
The IFSC Paraclimbing Committee was unanimously elected during the 2019 IFSC Plenary Assembly in Tokyo replacing the Paraclimbing Commission.
They have been given more of an operational role in order to fully represent the Paraclimbing community.