Janja Garnbret (SLO) and Jongwon Chon (KOR) win in Chongqing

The winners of the second competition in Chongqing have been confirmed: the Slovenian Janja Garnbret and the Korean Jongwon Chon win the gold medal. Switzerland was with Petra Klingler (7 ranked) and Andrea Kümin (23 ranked).

The Slovenian Janja Garnbret won the competition in Chongqing (China) with a great performance. She topped all 13 Boulder of the three rounds. Close on her heels followed the British Shauna Coxsey, who topped off 10 Boulder. In the men's race, Korean Jongwon Chon won the 4 last year. Ranked in the world rankings.

Speed ​​world record in Chongqing

The first speed competition took place in Chongqing. The ranking was dominated by Russian athletes. Last year's winner Iuliia Kaplina defended her title and climbed the standardized route several times under 8 seconds. She beat the previous world record of 7.53 seconds (also by Iuliia) in Chongqing with 7.46 seconds. A Russian also won the men's category - Vladislav Deulin took the gold medal with 5.91 seconds.

Boulder final with Janja Garnbret on Youtube

If you want to retake the Boulder Final later, you will find it here.


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