The southern neighbors Switzerland and Austria have already held their national championships. On October 1st and 2nd it will also be time in Germany: The German Championships in the Speed ​​and Lead disciplines will take place in the Sparkassendome in Neu-Ulm. The competition can be followed in the live stream.

The competitions promise to be exciting, because not only the defending champions have announced themselves. Climbers who have also been on the podium in World Cups and European Championships in the current season are fighting for the top spots.

Yannick Flohe defends his title as German champion in lead climbing in Neu-Ulm. Image: Marco Kost
Yannick Flohe defends his title as German champion in lead climbing in Neu-Ulm. Image: Marco Kost

World-class competition

The best of climbing in Germany will compete in two disciplines on October 1st and 2nd. Becomes a defending champion in lead climbing Yannick Flohe go to the race. He comes from a very strong World Cup season - including a World Cup victory in bouldering Brixens (Italy) and a third place at the Lead World Cup in Copper (Slovenia).

In the case of the ladies Hannah Meul this year once again showed what she's made of. The silver medal at the European Championships in bouldering and two second places in the same discipline in the World Cup illustrate her strength. Lead Defending Champion Martina Demmel should therefore be warned.

Germany's fastest wants to speed climb Franziska Ritter win their fourth championship title in a row and also has good cards for it. The men's field in speed climbing, on the other hand, is extremely tight: the defending champion and a native of Neu-Ulm Linus Bader stand the internationally experienced Sebastian Luke and Leander Carmanns opposite to.

Having had a strong competitive season, Hannah Meul has a say in winning the Lead Championship. Image: DAV
Having had a strong competitive season, Hannah Meul has a say in winning the Lead Championship. Image: DAV

program (preliminary)

Competition times from Saturday 1 October 2022

  • 14.30 p.m .: German Championships Speed ​​Qualification Women and Men
  • 15.30 p.m .: German Championships Speed ​​Finale women and men
  • 18.30 p.m.: German Championships Lead Qualification Women and Men

Competition times from Sunday 2 October 2022

  • 14.00 p.m.: German championships lead semi-finals women and men
  • 19.00 p.m.: German Championships Lead Final Men
  • 20.00 p.m.: German Championships Lead Final Women
Title contender in the Speed ​​discipline: Linus Bader. Image: Nicolas Altmaier
Title contender in the Speed ​​discipline: Linus Bader. Image: Nicolas Altmaier

live streams

Live Stream German Championships 2022: Speed ​​Qualification and Final

Live Stream German Championships 2022: Qualification Lead

Live Stream German Championships 2022: Semifinals Lead

Live Stream German Championships 2022: Final Lead

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Credits: Cover photo Marco Kost

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