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.
As a result of the ongoing corona pandemic, the International Climbing Association (IFSC) and the Chinese Mountain Sports Association (CMA) have decided to cancel the two planned World Cups. The American Natalia Grossmann is the big beneficiary of this decision.
In this video, Jakob Schubert shows the athletes' perspective in an international competition.
The third Lead World Cup of the 2021 season ended yesterday evening in Chamonix, France, where the Italian Laura Rogora and the American Sean Bailey took first place in the women's and men's finals.
The IFSC Lead World Cup will take place in Chamonix, France, from July 12th to 13th, 2021. The competition program and the live broadcast can be found here.
The competition weekend, which was characterized by changing weather, rain and moisture, ended with the IFSC World Cup in Villars with two exciting lead finals. The representatives of Team USA, Sean Bailey and Colin Duffy, took two podium places in the men (1st and 3rd place).
After competitions in Meiringen, Salt Lake City and Innsbruck, the best sport climbers in the world will meet from July 1st to 3rd, 2021 in Villars-sur-Ollon and compete in a lead and speed world cup. All information and the live streams of the competitions are available here.
During the bouldering world cup in Innsbruck, a cameraman filmed a close-up of Johanna Färber's rear for several seconds during the live broadcast. The athlete herself and the climbing scene are shocked.
While the women's podium was even, three Japanese took the podium for the men. Austria took fourth place with Nicolai Uznik. Neither Switzerland nor Germany were represented in the final.
At the start of the international lead season in Innsbruck (AUT), Sascha Lehmann shines in a thrilling final on Friday evening and is third behind Jakob Schubert (AUT) and Stefano Ghisolfi (ITA). For the reigning lead European champion, it is the second World Cup podium in his career.
From June 22nd to 26th, 2021, four international competitions will take place at the IFSC Austria Climbing Open in the outdoor area of the Innsbruck climbing center. Live streams will be published on LACRUX in due course.
The Indonesian Veddriq Leonardo set a new world record in speed climbing with 5.208 in Salt Lake City.
A few days ago we reported that the continuation of the World Cup in Salt Lake City is on shaky legs. The reason for this was a participant who tested positive. A member of the Swiss national team was affected.
This weekend the second part of the IFSC competitions will take place in Salt Lake City. The combination of bouldering and speed is climbed. The IFSC has decided to continue the competitions despite the Corona trap on May 24, 2021.