15-year-old climber Oriane Bertone has climbed what she believes to be her first 8C boulder problem, Satan I Helvete low start at Fontainebleau in France. As the name suggests, this adds a low start to the famous problem put up by Dave Graham in 2003.
Swedish climber Matilda Söderlund has climbed her first 8B boulder problem, Armstrong assis at Nockeby. She is one of the few female climbers to climb 8B boulder and a 9a sports climb.
The second, decisive Olympic Qualifying Event for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games continues today in Toulouse, France, with the women’s qualification. Live streaming starts at 11:00 with Speed, followed by Boulder at 13:00 and Lead at 16:45. Those who got a pass yesterday are Adam Ondra, YuFei Pan, Alberto Ginés López, Jan Hojer, Bassa Mawem and Nathaniel Coleman
The second and decisive Olympic Qualifying Event for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games begins today in Toulouse, France. Live streaming of the Qualification tournament starts at 11:00 with the male Combined Qualifier.
Climbing competitions: the 2019 Lead World Cup was won yesterday in Xiamen, China, by Adam Ondra demo the Czech Republic and Chaehyun Seo from South Korea. Both won the penultimate stage, while Taisei Homma and Akiyo Noguchi took silver and Tomoa Narasaki and Jain Kim took bronze. The last stage of the Speed World Cup 2019 was won by QiXin Zhong and Aries Susanti Rahayu, who set the new world record at 6.99 seconds. The overall Speed World Cup 2019 was won by YiLing Song and Bassa Mawem.
The fourth stage of the Lead World Cup 2019 was won in Kranj, Slovenia, yesterday by Adam Ondra and Chaehyun Seo. Jessica Pilz and Kai Harada took silver, Lučka Rakovec and Alberto Ginés López bronze.
Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic extended their legacy earlier today by winning the Lead World Championship in Hachioji, Japan. Mia Krampl and Alexander Megos took silver, Ai Mori and Jakob Schubert bronze.
Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Tomoa Narasaki from Japan were crowned Bouldering World Champions 2019 earlier today in Hachioji, Japan. Akiyo Noguchi and Jakob Schubert took silver, Shauna Coxsey and Yannick Flohé bronze.
Leonardo di Marino, international route setter along with Carles Brasco and Jan Zbraneck at the Briançon stage of the Climbing Lead World Cup 2019, reports about last Saturday’s event won by Japan’s Hidemasa Nishida and South Korea’s Chaehyun Seo. Janja Garnbret and Hiroto Shimizu took silver, Natsuki Tanii and Shuta Tanaka bronze.
Briançon in France is currently hosting the third stage of the 2019 Lead Climbing World Cup. The finals take place this evening at 19:30 and will be transmitted in live streaming
The second stage of the Lead World Cup 2019 was won in Chamonix on Saturday night by 15-year-old Chaehyun Seo and Adam Ondra. The Speed World Cup stage was won by YiLing Song and Alfian Muhammad.
Interview with American climber Alex Puccio, one of the most accomplished female boulderers in the world.
The 2019 Bouldering World Cup 2019 was won by Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Tomoa Narasaki from Japan. The last stage in Vail, USA, was won on Saturday night by Garnbret and Yoshiyuki Ogata.
The fifth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2019 was won yesterday by Jakob Schubert and Janja Garnbret in Munich, Germany. Fanny Gibert and Adam Ondra took silver, Mia Krampl and Jan Hojer bronze.
The fourth stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2019 took place at Wujiang in China last weekend and was won by Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Tomoa Narasaki from Japan. Akiyo Noguchi and Kai Horada placed second, Ai Mori and Jakob Schubert third
The third stage of the Speed World Cup 2019 was won last night by Dmitrii Timofeev and Aleksandra Rudzinska at Wujiang in China.
The third stage of the 2019 Bouldering World Cup took place last weekend in Chongqing in China and was won by Slovenian Janja Garnbret and France’s Manuel Cornu. The second stage of the Speed World Cup was won on Friday evening by YiLing Song and Alfian Muhammad.
The first stage of the Bouldering World Cup 2019 was won on Saturday at Meiringen in Switzerland by Janja Garnbret and Adam Ondra.
The last stage of the Lead World Cup 2018 took place in Xiamen in China last weekend and was won by Jessica Pilz and Domen Škofic. Janja Garnbret and Jakob Schubert won the Lead World Cup 2018, Jessica Pilz and Stefano Ghisolfi took silver, Jain Kim and Škofic and Romain Desgranges bonze. The Speed World Cup 2018 was won by Anouck Jaubert and Bassa Mawem.
On Friday night at Innsbruck in Austria Janja Garnbret from Slovenia was crowned Boulder World Champion. Akiyo Noguchi from Japan took silver, Staša Gejo from Serbia bronze. The men's competition was won on Saturday night by Japan's Kai Harada, ahead of Jongwon Chon from South Kore and Gregor Vezonik from Slovenia.