A new sport that has also been included in the Winter Olympics program

Ski climbing will be introduced at the 2026 Italian Winter Olympics.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday approved that the ski climbing should be included into the program of the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina D’Ampezzo.

24 men and 24 women can start

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on it and five ski climbs in numbers announce a winner. In addition to individual fights, there will also be a mixed relay. Ski climbing is a popular sport in Italy, but it is also receiving increasing attention in the United States and Canada. Ski climbing has already been included in the 2020 Winter Youth Games program in Lausanne. For the Winter Olympics

most recently in 1998, a new sport was recorded in Nagano.

Then snowboarding was introduced and ski climbing will be the 16th sport. In this sport, the competitors alternate up and down the track. Depending on the difficulty of the terrain, they use their skis – while cross-country or downhill – or just carry them on their backs.

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