Chilean Ignacio Martínez had a promising performance at the World Paraclimbing Games in Utah, winning the bronze medal.
This weekend, in Utah, USA, a Chilean athlete made history by becoming the first athlete to represent the Paralympics at the Olympics. International Sport Climbing Federation (IFSC) : Ignacio Martinez .
native of Curico Bronze medal in RP3 category was the debut of “Nacho” on the dates of the World Championships, so there was added value.
“I’ve been preparing for this moment for the last three years. I’m so happy and excited, it’s such a big moment for me,” Martinez said. IFSC.
“I hope my presence here will inspire others to participate in future paraclimbing competitions. . I am very proud to be part of this community,” added the Chilean athlete.
Next, when asked how he prepared for the World Cup in Salt Lake, Utah, the Curico native said, “Most of the gyms in Chile, other than Santiago, are boulder gyms. So training for a paraclimbing event is not easy.” .
“My hope is that the authorities will push for change and more climbers and paraclimbers will participate in future IFNSC competitions,” concludes Ignacio Martínez.
Worth mentioning is the IFSC World Congress in Innsbruck (Austria) and Villars (Switzerland) and later listed as the most anticipated event of the season in Bern, Switzerland on 10 August.