Flohé sovereign, Ondra at the last minute | Results qualification bouldering

The semi-finalists in bouldering have been determined: Yannick Flohé, Jakob Schubert, Nicolai Uznik, Julien Clémence, Alex Megos and Max Kleesattel are there. Adam Ondra does not start as hoped. Nevertheless, the Czech is the last to make it into the semifinals.

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The generation change in competitive climbing is slowly but surely emerging. The 16-year-old Japanese secured himself in the bouldering qualification of the Sport Climbing World Championships Sonrato Anraku as one of the youngest participants with the best result, the ticket for the next round.

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He topped as did his teammate Yoshiyuki Ogata all five qualifying boulders. The young Frenchman also started with a strong performance Sam Avezou in the most important competition of the year. He shares third place at the end of qualifying Kokoro Fujii and Yannick Flohe, who was the only other climber who was able to solve all the bouldering problems.

After the last World Cups, I tried to take a little break. After Villars I was pretty burned out and the structured training helped me to find my focus again. Now I feel really good

Yannick Flohe
Relaxed faces: Yannick Flohé and Nicolai Uznik are happy about their semi-final qualification. Picture Jan Virt
Relaxed faces: Yannick Flohé and Nicolai Uznik are happy about their semi-final qualification. Picture Jan Virt

Schubert and Uznik are part of the party

The four-time climbing world champion Jakob Schubert survived the qualifying round without any problems. With 4 tops and 5 zones he moves into the semi-finals in 7th place. Team and training mate Nicolai Uznik, the 2022 European bouldering champion, secured his semi-final ticket with three tops and four zones.

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Julien Clémence represents Switzerland in the semifinals

As the only one from the Swiss team survives Julien Clémence ranked 15 in the qualifying round. Cheered on by the home crowd, he managed 3 tops and three zones. Alex Megos and teammate Max Kleesattel make it to the semi-finals with 2 tops and 5 zones each in positions 17 and 19.

Qualifying was amazing and the crowd gave it their all. All my friends and family cheered for the Swiss team at the biggest event of the year. I'm so happy, I have goosebumps all over.

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Adam Ondra: At the last minute

Probably not entirely happy with his performance Adam Ondra have been. The strong Czech only topped 2 of the 5 qualifying boulders and threatened to be eliminated in this phase of the competition. At the end of the day, his 2 tops and 5 zones were enough for him to qualify last for the semifinals, where the cards will be reshuffled again.

The qualifying round was not an easy game for Adam Ondra. Image: Jan Virt
The qualifying round was not an easy game for Adam Ondra. Image: Jan Virt

Sport Climbing World Cup: results qualification bouldering

RankFirst NameNameCountryqualification
1SORATOANRAKUJPN5t5z 11 10
1YOSHIYUKIOgataJPN5t5z 11 7
3SAMAVEZOUFRA3t5z 5 8
3YANNICKFLEAGER5t5z 18 14
3KOKOROFUJIIJPN3t5z 5 8
6TOMOANarasakiJPN4t5z 4 7
7MEICHINarasakiJPN3t5z 7 12
7JACOBSCHUBERTTUE4t5z 13 10
9PAULJENFTFRA3t5z 13 14
9JACKMACDOUGALLGBR3t5z 9 12
11MANUELCORNUFRA3t4z 6 7
11NICOLAIUZNIKTUE3t4z 6 10
13MICHAELMAWEMFRA3t4z 16 13
13MEJDISCHALCKFRA3t4z 7 10
15JULIENCLEMENCESUI3t3z 7 5
15IT WOULDROBERTSGBR2t5z 3 12
17DOHYUNREADKOR3t3z 12 12
17ALEXANDERMegoGER2t5z 11 15
19MAXCLOVER SADDLEGER2t5z 11 19
19ADAMONDRACZE2t5z 2 12
Sport Climbing World Championship Bern: semi-finalist bouldering men. Source IFSC

What's coming up in the next few days?

Tomorrow the women's qualification in lead climbing is on the agenda. The day after tomorrow the qualifying rounds for men's lead and women's bouldering. From August 4th things get really serious when the first semi-finals and finals are held.

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