Long-time elite squad athletes Katherine Choong and Benjamin Blaser announced their retirement from the national team at the end of the 2021 season. With Ilia Wieland, Fabrice Rohner and Leon Niederberger, three athletes from the junior squad also say goodbye to competitive sport.
In preparation for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Adam Ondra and his team built a sauna - with a climbing wall. No joke.
The International Climbing Association IFSC lurches from scandal to scandal. The association has already been confronted with allegations of sexism twice. Is the IFSC finally drawing lessons from the matter? Why did the exact same incident occur a second time? We put these and other questions to the IFSC - and received an interesting answer.
At the end of the Swiss Climbing Cup 2021, the lead climbing championship was awarded yesterday in the Griffig climbing hall in Uster. Last year's winner Dylan Chuat successfully defended his title among the elite men. Michelle Hulliger won the women's gold medal.
Yesterday the final of the Lead World Championships took place in Moscow. The Austrian Jakob Schubert won the men's competition, and Seo Chaehyun from South Korea won the women's competition.
Last weekend, the bouldering world champions 2021 were crowned in the Russian capital Moscow. Natalia Grossman won in the women and Kokoro Fujii in the men. The Swiss Andrea Kümin took sixth place thanks to an excellent performance.
Only a few Olympic participants travel to the World Championships in Moscow. One of them is Jakob Schubert. In a personal report he talks about the time after the Olympics and his goals for the World Championships in Moscow.
The IFSC climbing championships will take place in Moscow from September 15 to 21, 2021. Climbing is done in the disciplines of speed, bouldering and lead. Here you can find information about the program and the live streams to follow the most important competitions.
With a big show in front of a home audience, Janja Garnbret won the Lead World Cup in Slovenia. In the men's category, the Japanese Masahiro Higuchi won. This also makes it clear who the overall winners are.
The Lead World Cup will take place in Kranj, Slovenia on September 3rd and 4th. Here you can find the program and the live streams of the competitions.
Jakob Schubert has set himself the goal of winning a medal at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Said and done. Jakob Schubert won the bronze, behind Alberto Gines Lopez and Nathaniel Coleman. In the following article he reports personally what the medal means to him and how satisfied he is with his performance.
The Slovenian Janja Garnbret once again confirms her absolute dominance in sport climbing for women. She wins the gold medal at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Two Japanese women, Miho Nonaka and Akiyo Noguchi, follow in second and third place. Jessica Pilz falls to 2th place shortly before the end of the competition.
Today, August 6, 2021, the women's Olympic final round will take place in the sport climbing disciplines of speed, bouldering and lead. We continuously summarize and show the results.
Today the women's final competitions in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead take place. You can watch the live stream here.
The young Spaniard Alberto Gines Lopez wins the first Olympic gold medal in the history of sport climbing. The American Nathaniel Coleman and the Austrian Jakob Schubert follow in second and third place. Crown favorite Adam Ondra finished in 6th place.