Depot Climbing

Dayan Akhtar – Youth Worlds Selection

July 12, 2021 12:24 pm

Depot Climbing

Dayan Akhtar selected to represent Great Britain

The IFSC Climbing Youth World Championships 2021 are taking place in Voronezh (Russia) from 20-31 August this year. It is with a huge amount of pride and excitement that we can announce that Depot Academy member Dayan Akhtar has been selected to represent GB Climbing. Here’s what 17-year-old Dayan had to say about his selection:

“Super happy to finally compete this summer at my first IFSC comp after a long few years to get here. I’m feeling psyched and ready to give it my best”.

He will be joined in the Junior category by: British Bouldering Champion and Depot Climbing athlete Emily PhillipsHannah SmithKatherine MacDougall Daniel SmithFinley Wood and Hamish McArthur.

All of the athletes have trained incredibly hard and shown a tremendous amount of dedication throughout the challenges of the past year. We can’t wait to cheer them on.

Images taken by Sam Pratt at the British Bouldering Championships 2021.

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