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On July 9, the General Administration of Sport announced that no international sporting events will be held in 2020 in China, apart from the trials for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games and a few other important events.
Following the announcement, and in accordance with the Chinese Mountaineering Association, the International Federation of Sport Climbing decided to cancel the three IFSC World Cup competitions scheduled in Chongqing, Wujiang and Xiamen between October 23 and December 6.
A decision regarding the IFSC Asian Championships, also scheduled in Xiamen from December 10 to 13, will come in due time.
The 2020 World Cup schedule can be found here.
Feature image by Eddie Fowke/IFSC, from 2019 Wujiang Bouldering World Cup.