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The 40 Climbers Competing at the Summer 2021 Olympics

Canadians Sean McColl and Alannah Yip are among the 20 men and 20 women

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be taking place in summer 2021 due to Covid, it will be the first time the sport has appeared in the Olympics. Below are the climbers who’ve qualified.

Over 11,000 athletes from 206 countries will be competing in Japan from July 23 to Aug. 8. Here’s how to watch climbing at the Olympics.

Male / Female Olympic Climbers

Sean McColl (CAN) / Alannah Yip (CAN)
Jan Hojer (GER) / Shauna Coxsey (GBR)
Alex Megos (GER) /  Janja Garnbret (SLO)
Rishat Khaibullin (KAZ) / Mia Krampl (SLO)
Tomoa Narasaki (JPN) / Akiyo Noguchi (JPN)
Kai Harada (JPN) / Miho Nonaka (JPN)
Jakob Schubert (AUT) / Jessica Pilz (AUT)
Mickaël Mawem (FRA) / Julia Chanourdie (FRA)
Bassa Mawem (FRA) / Anouck Jaubert (FRA)
Colin Duffy (USA) / Brooke Raboutou (USA)
Nathaniel Coleman (USA) / Kyra Condie (USA)
Adam Ondra (CZE) / Petra Klingler (SUI)
Ludovico Fossali (ITA) / Laura Rogora (ITA)
Michael Piccolruaz (ITA) / Aleksandra Mirosław (POL)
Christopher Cosser (RSA) / Erin Sterkenburg (RSA)
Aleksei Rubtsov (RUS) / Viktoriia Meshkova (RUS)
Alberto Ginés López (ESP) / Iuliia Kaplina (RUS)
Tom O’Halloran (AUS) / Oceana Mackenzie (AUS)
Chon Jong-won (KOR) / Seo Chae-hyun (KOR)
Pan Yufei (CHN) / Song Yiling (CHN)

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