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Match point at Kranj: in Slovenia decisive round of Lead World Cup 2017

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The final, decisive round of the Lead World Cup 2017 is currently taking place at Kranj in Slovenia. France’s Romain Desgranges is close to victory, but Italy’s Stefano Ghisolfi could still cause an upset.

Match point at Kranj in Slovenia. Romain Desgranges is with clinching distance of the title, of winning the Lead World Cup 2017 and the only one who can still stop him is Italy’s Stefano Ghisolfi. With an impressive end-of-season sprint the Italian lags 78 points behind the Frenchman, who needs to place at least 15th to win his first-ever World Cup.

This evening will be decisive therefore, when the Semifinals begin at 20:00 with the best 26 athletes battling it out for tomorrow’s finals that being at 17:00. And while local Janja Garnbret has already sealed victory in the women’s event, Jain Kim and Anak Verhoeven will battle it out for second and third place.

IFSC Climbing World Cup Kranj 2017 - Lead - Semi-Finals - Men/Women

IFSC Climbing World Cup Kranj 2017 - Lead - Finals - Men/Women

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