From the 3. to 5. In May, the fourth boulder and third Speed World Cup of the season took place in Wujiang, China. As in the three previous competitions of the bouldering discipline, the Slovenian Janja Garnbret also took gold in Wujiang. In the men's race, the Japanese Tomoa Narasaki was on top of the podium.
Once again, the competition was dominated by Japanese athletes. They finished four of the six podium finishes. For Switzerland picked up Petra Klingler with the 10. Rank the best placement. Austria stood with Jakob Schubert (3, final rank) and Jessica mushroom (5, final rank) in the final of the fourth Boulder World Cup. Germany managed thanks Jan Hojer the jump into the final and took the 6. Final Standings.
Video: Highlights of the finals of the bouldering discipline
Video: Highlights of the finale of the discipline Speed
Fewer will be familiar with the names of the Speed discipline. For the men it was the Russian Dmitrii Timofeev who won gold in front of the Frenchman Bassa Mawem and the Italian Ludovico Fossali with a time of 5.597 seconds. In the women's category, Polish Aleksandra Rudzinska won ahead of Indonesian Aries Susanti Rahayu and French Anouck Jaubert with a time of 7.313 seconds.
Picture gallery of the Boulderworld Cup in Wujiang
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Credits: Artwork Eddie Fowke / IFSC