The reigning bouldering world champions Petra Klingler and Andrea Kümin reach the semi-finals of the women at the first competition of the bouldering world cup here in Meiringen. Among the German-speaking neighbors, Alma Bestvater, Hannah Meul (Germany) and Katharina Saurwein (Austria) made it to the semi-finals. The best result was achieved by the British Shauna Coxsey.
“It's great to be back in competition mode. Although it was mentally demanding, I bouldered pretty well here in Meiringen, ”said Petra Klingler, commenting on her entry into the semi-finals. The reigning world champion reached 3rd place in the qualifying round.
The winners will be announced on Saturday at 20.30
Tomorrow, Saturday, April 8th, the semifinals and finals of the first competition of the Bouldering World Cup will take place in Meiringen. The semi-finals are on the program from 11.00 a.m. to 14.00 p.m. The winners of the women and men will be announced at 20.30 p.m. LACRUX reports from the event.
Video by Andrea Kümin
Video by Petra Klingler
Videos by Shauna Coxsey
List of semi-finalists
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