Much has now been discussed about the controversial combination format that was held at the Olympics and selected the first Olympic champions. The main focus was on the question of whether the speed discipline falsified the ranking. We say yes. But the vertical sprint was good for the spectacle.
Jakob Schubert has set himself the goal of winning a medal at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Said and done. Jakob Schubert won the bronze, behind Alberto Gines Lopez and Nathaniel Coleman. In the following article he reports personally what the medal means to him and how satisfied he is with his performance.
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.
Today, August 6, 2021, the women's Olympic final round will take place in the sport climbing disciplines of speed, bouldering and lead. We continuously summarize and show the results.
Today the women's final competitions in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead take place. You can watch the live stream here.
The young Spaniard Alberto Gines Lopez wins the first Olympic gold medal in the history of sport climbing. The American Nathaniel Coleman and the Austrian Jakob Schubert follow in second and third place. Crown favorite Adam Ondra finished in 6th place.
Today, August 5, 2021, the men's Olympic finals in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead will take place. We continuously summarize and show the results.
During the qualifying round, Frenchman Bassa Mawem tore his biceps tendon. Should he not take part in the finals in the combined format, this would have a strong impact on the speed result. The big beneficiary would be Adam Ondra.
Bassa Mawem was injured in the Olympic qualifying round and cannot take part in the final. That happened.
Today, August 4, 2021, the qualification competitions in the sport climbing disciplines speed, bouldering and lead will take place from 10.00:15.40 a.m. to XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. You can watch the live stream here.
With a final rank of 9 after the qualification day, Alex Megos just missed the top 8 and thus the final. But the Bassa Mawem placed in front of him is likely to be injured. So will Megos move up to the final?
In a short film by the German Alpine Club, Alex Megos talks about his passion for climbing and his ambitions on rocks and plastic.
Rumor has it that the Summer Olympics in Tokyo are on the brink. A cancellation of the major event is evidently being discussed behind the scenes.
Both Switzerland and Germany missed the last chance to qualify for the Olympics at the European Championships.
What are the plans of climbing pioneer Didier Berthod? Corona thwarted athletes' Olympic hope! The main topics of Beta # 4.