From the 5. to 6. April is the fourth time that time again: In the converted tennis hall in Meiringen, the best boulderers in the world compete for the international season start. Live stream of the semi-finals and finals below.
Not only does the competition for the World Cup season 2019 in bouldering kick off with the competition in Haslital, but it also starts the hunt for World Cup points in the three disciplines (speed, bouldering, lead). In November, with the additional event in Toulouse, another chance to qualify for Tokyo 2020 awaits the best athletes of the World Cup.
In Meiringen will show who is after the winter training where. It is clear that the pressure for the upcoming season, which is about the qualification for Tokyo 2020, is very high.Petra Klingler
The international participant field in Meiringen presents itself correspondingly strong with numerous boulder specialists and the best all-rounders.
These top athletes compete in Meiringen
At the first bouldering World Cup of the coming season, numerous big names are taking place. Petra Klingler, the Swiss Boulder World Champion 2016, the reigning Boulder World Champions Janja Garbret and Kai Harada, the lead world champions Jakob Schubert and Jessica Pilz, climbing star Alex Megos - they all start in Meiringen for the start of the season. Even the exceptional climber Adam Ondra will compete in Meiringen. "We are very happy about the commitment of the exceptional athlete. What he has achieved in rock climbing and competition climbing with his 26 years is simply unbelievable, "says OK President Christian Willi.
The Swiss team travels to the Bernese Oberland with eight ladies and nine men. The Swiss team is led by Petra Klingler, who won 2016 the Boulder World Champion title in Paris and just barely climbed past the podium in Meiringen last year.
Program of the Boulder World Cup 2019 in Meiringen
Thursday, XNUMth of April 4
Film screening "Reel Rock Tour 13"
Boulder Arena Haslital
Tickets are available at the box office.
Admission 10 francs / children 5 francs
Friday, 5th of April 2019
08.30 - 15.00h
IFSC Climbing World Cup: Men's Qualification, Boulder Arena Climbing Hall Haslital
16.30 - 22.00h
IFSC Climbing World Cup: Women's Qualification, Boulder Arena Climbing Hall Haslital
Saturday, 6th of April 2019
11.00 - 14.00h
IFSC Climbing World Cup: semi-final ladies and men, Boulder Arena climbing hall Haslital
19.15 - 20.45h
IFSC Climbing World Cup: Final Ladies, Boulder Arena climbing hall Haslital
20.45 - 22.15h
IFSC Climbing World Cup: Final Men, Boulder Arena Climbing Hall Haslital
Award ceremony, Boulder Arena climbing hall Haslital
World Cup Party, Chillout Lounge & World Cup Replay, Boulder Arena Climbing Hall Haslital
Sunday 7. April 2019
Mammut Youth Climbing Cup, Boulder Arena Climbing Hall Haslital
The best young climbers in Switzerland in the categories U12, U14, U16 climb the world cup boulder walls. Participants receive free admission to the Boulder World Cup!
Live-Stream of the semi-finals in Meiringen (6 April, 11.00 clock)
Live-Stream of the Finals in Meiringen (6 April, 19.00 Clock)
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Credits: Media Releases SAC and Haslital Mountain Festival, Cover Picture IFSC / Eddie Fowke