Janja Garnbret from Slovenia and Jesse Grupper from the USA climbed to victory at the IFSC Lead World Cup in the French Alpine town of Briançon. Alex Megos won bronze ahead of teammate Yannick Flohé. Best German was Hannah Meul in tenth place.
Yesterday the lead climbing final took place in Chamonix, where 17 athletes fought for a place on the podium in front of a spectacular backdrop. In the women's event, Olympic gold medalist Janja Garnbret of Slovenia claimed her third straight Lead World Cup gold medal, while in the men's, Czech Olympian Adam Ondra topped the podium, returning with a bang to the international competitive stage.
Janja Garnbret got her 50th World Cup medal with a win in the Lead discipline. The Japanese Taisei Homma won the men's event.
Janja Garnbret reported back to the competition in Innsbruck and secured the 33rd gold medal of her World Cup career with her victory. Colin Duffy wrote climbing history: The American was the first athlete to win both the Bouldering and the Lead World Cup at the same event.
Janja Garnbret won gold and Natalia Grossman silver at the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Meiringen. Andrea Kümin confidently climbed to third place.
Janja Garnbret is currently the dominator in competition climbing. Between her World Cup, World Championships and Olympic victories, she always makes a name for herself with strong performances on the rock. She is currently planning the Sharma test piece La Dura Dura in northern Spain. If she succeeds, she would be the first woman to climb grade 9b+.
Just on International Women's Day, Janja Garnbret announces the first women's ascent of the Bouldering Iron (8b +) in the Maltatal. The Slovenian once again underlines her extraordinary strength.
About two weeks ago, Janja Garnbret wrote climbing history with the onsight ascent of the 8c route Fish Eye. A few days later she doubled up with American Hustle. This video shows the inspection of American Hustle.
Janja Garnbret writes climbing history with her onsight ascent of the 8c route Fish Eye. Never before has a woman succeeded in onsighting a route with this level of difficulty.
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.
Our sport made its debut at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. In the women’s category, Janja Garnbret won after an impressive performance in the bouldering discipline ...
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.
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).
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.
On April 16 and 17, 2021, the first World Cup of the season took place in Meiringen, Switzerland. The two winners of the first World Cup competition of the season dominated all rounds: Adam Ondra and Janja Garnbret.