An Iranian athlete, Behnam Khalaji, has won a gold medal at Paraclimbing World Championships in France, according to media reports. Khalaji climbed the rock in one minute and 50 seconds to claim the top position of the chart at the event. The championship took place from 16 July to 17 July at Parc des Sports in Briançon, France where elite athletes from 24 countries took on the lead wall.
The IFSC Paraclimbing World Championships are the biennial world championships for competition climbing for people with disabilities organized by the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC). The first event was organized in Arco in 2011, held together with the IFSC Climbing World Championships.