Will Climbing get UK Sport funding for Tokyo?
- Sunday 4th December 2016
Dec 4th; 2016
Later this week climbing athletes like Shauna Coxsey, along with the leading lights in the other new Olympics sports, will find out whether their sport will be funded ahead of the Tokyo Games.
Shauna Coxsey being interviewed by the BBC's Nick Hope
As we reported back in August, click here, a total of seven new sports – including two para sports – were accepted into the 2020 Olympics Games for Tokyo. If the UK purse-holders believe that climbers like World Champion Shauna Coxsey are genuine medal prospects then it’s believed that funding streams will forthcoming.
See the news report below by BBC Olympic sports reporter, Nick Hope…