Petra Klingler is world champion in ice climbing mountaineering

Petra Klingler is world champion in ice climbing

In a gripping World Cup lead final, Petra Klingler sensationally won the gold medal on Saturday evening in Sass-Fee's "Ice Dome". Her teammate Franziska Schönbächler climbed onto the podium with her and finished third. Benjamin Bosshard secures the third Swiss medal. The only 19-year-old from Graubünden became vice world champion on his World Cup debut.

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These five climbers sent Switzerland to the Olympia 2020 in Tokyo bouldering

These five climbers sent Switzerland to the Olympia 2020 in Tokyo

Swiss Climbing has defined the Olympic pool Tokyo 2018 after the evaluation of the World Cup results and the World Cup season 2020. Petra Klingler, Anne-Sophie Koller, Sascha Lehmann, Dimitri Vogt and Baptiste Ometz are being specifically promoted and prepared for possible participation in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The pool started at the end of 2017 with nine athletes and has been reduced to five during the past year.

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