Climbers hoping to boost Japan’s medal count at 2020 Games

FILE PHOTO: Climbing - 2018 Asian Games - Men's Combined Finals - Lead Climbing - JSC Sport Climbing - Palembang, Indonesia - August 26, 2018. Tomoa Narasaki of Japan competes. REUTERS/Edgar Su

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tomoa Narasaki and Akiyo Noguchi have boosted Japan’s hopes of a medal when sport climbing makes its Olympic debut next year after winning gold and silver at the Climbing World Championships in Tokyo. Narasaki won the men’s combined event on Wednesday, a day after Noguchi won silver in the women’s competition, as […]

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