Speed Climbing Competitions

Womens' Speed Climbing World Cup Wujiang, China 2018

IFSC Speed and Lead Climbing World Cup – Wujiang, China 2018

By Alicia Green | October 26, 2018 | Comments Off on IFSC Speed and Lead Climbing World Cup – Wujiang, China 2018

At the IFSC Climbing World Cup Championship in Wujiang, China, Anouck Jaubert of France took home the season title for women’s speed climbing while the fastest time of the event was Juliia Kaplina’s 7.650 seconds race. Jaubert outperformed fellow teammate Aurela Sarisson of France in the opening race, bested Sari Agustina of Indonesia with a…

Youth Olympic Games 2018 Recap

By Alicia Green | October 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Youth Olympic Games 2018 Recap

The first ever Youth Olympians of Sport Climbing has concluded at the Summer Youth Olympic (YOG) Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 10th. Sport Climbing featured 42 male and female athletes representing 25 countries. The field of athletes consist of the top 16 and 17-year-old Bouldering, Speed and Lead athletes competing for the first…

World Climbing Championship 2018 Recap

By Alicia Green | October 12, 2018 | Comments Off on World Climbing Championship 2018 Recap

After 10 days of competitions among six of the top-scoring men and women athletes, the Combined finals came to an end with the athletes facing off in a Bouldering, Lead, and Speed Climbing showdown for the Combined world title. The six women finalist went head-to-head in Speed Climbing with a bracket-style elimination, Miho Nonaka of…

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