The IFSC Youth Categories Explained

Here’s a short explanation on how the IFSC Youth categories work, in case you are following the Youth World Championships.

Youth B: 14-15 years old
Youth A: 16-17 years old
Juniors: 18-19 years old

For instance, if this year you turn 16, you are in Youth A (regardless of when you birthday is).

Source: IFSC Rule book (section 10.25.2)

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