Jain Kim and Jakob Schubert win the IFSC Lead World Cup in Arco

The Korean Jain Kim and the Austrian Jakob Schubert climbed on the podium of the lead competition in Arco, Italy. The Swiss Anne-Sophie Koller placed behind Jain Kim and won the silver medal in Arco. For her it was the first medal at a Lead World Cup. Katherine Choong made it to 13.

The lead competition in Arco was no picnic for the athletes. The brutal heat made climbing a torture: “I had a lot to bite with the heat and my poor endurance. But I gave everything, ”said Jacob after the semifinals. Also in the final he gave everything again and got the gold medal.

First victory at a Lead World Cup for Jain Kim

For the first time in this Lead World Cup season, the victory did not go to the Slovenian Janja Garnbret, The gold medal went to the Korean Jain Kim. She clambered up the challenging boulder station where many others dripped clean. A great achievement was also done by Anne-Sophie Koller. She won her first Lead World Cup medal (silver).

Highlights of the IFSC Lead World Cup in Arco

Results in the overview

Top 10 of men in the Lead discipline

1 SCHUBERT Jacob TUE 39 32+ 4.69
2 ONDRA Adam CZE 38+ 36 4.69
3 RUDIGIER Max TUE 38+ 36 7.35
4 Ogata Yoshiyuki JPN 34+ 32+ 15.84
5 KORENAGA Keiichiro JPN 33+ 32+ 8.12
6 JOANNES Thomas FRA 26+ 36 16.43
7 Puman Hannes SWE 26 35+ 20.71
8 Mego Alexander GER 11+ 44+ 4.69
9 BOMBARDI Marcello ITA 32+ 19.00
10 DESGRANGES Roman FRA 32 4.69

 

Top 10 of women in the Lead discipline

1 KIM Jain KOR 38 28+ 4.18
2 Koller Anne-Sophie SUI 38 28+ 7.25
3 GARNBRET Janja SLO 32+ 33 4.18
4 CHANOURDIE Julia FRA 32+ 28+ 4.18
5 Shiraishi Ashima USA 32+ 28 7.94
6 VERHOEVEN Children BEL 31+ 28+ 4.18
7 MUSHROOM Jessica TUE 31+ 28+ 6.20
8 THOMPSON SMITH Molly GBR 20+ 28+ 9.17
9 HAFSAAS Tina Johnsen NOR 28 10.07
10 HAYES Margo USA 28 15.76

 

Pictures of the lead welcup in Arco

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