Vishal K Dev, Secretary Sports and Youth Affairs, strongly feels that Odisha, now has one of the best climbing facilities in the country.
The Climbing Wall at the Stadium, today, offers opportunity of international level climbing.Training in Sports Climbing at the Sport Climbing HPC at Kalinga Stadium complex, commenced from 26 July.
On the future of Sports Climbing in the State, IMF National chairman Brig. M. P. Yadav shared, “In coordination with Department of Sports and Youth Services, Odisha, we will hire international coaches and organise trainings in October- November this year, for Indian team to train for Asian level competitions. This will also inspire aspiring youngsters to take Sports Climbing seriously. With continuous and joint efforts of IMF and the department a good team of Sports Climbing from Odisha will certainly emerge.”