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Coxsey and Chon celebrate the victory in Innsbruck

Another IFSC World Cup just ended, a great show, with an incredible crowd at the Olympiaworld arena in Innsbruck. Shauna Coxsey and Chon Jongwon benefit to the energy transmitted from the public, and they take the top of the podium in Innsbruck.

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Innsbruck Bouldering Rematch

Innsbruck, Austria, welcomes the world’s best bouldering athletes on May 20th-21st. Located in the heart of the Alps, the capital city of Tyrol is an internationally acclaimed hub for winter sports competitions. In 2012, Innsbruck featured the very first Winter Youth Olympic Games, in addition to debuting as an IFSC Bouldering World Cup host. A new set of elite bouldering talent visits the Inn valley this year.

Jakob Schubert returns to action after missing the previous three competitions, and he will be joined by female Austrian teammates Katharina Saurwein, Karoline Sinnhuber and four-time season champion Anna Stöhr. Expect strong performances from 2016 winners Kokoro Fujii, Tomoa Narasaki and Miho Nonaka of Japan, as well as Alexey Rubtsov and Rustam Gelmanov of Russia. Also keep an eye on top-ranked Shauna Coxsey of Great Britain, whose continuous reign atop the podium ended at four victories last weekend.

To see if Coxsey will begin another winning streak this weekend, stay tuned to the IFSC website for live streaming information:

http://www.ifsc-climbing.org

Additional event information can be found on the dedicated Innsbruck event page, and you can reach out to us on Twitter during the competition with the hashtag #IFSCwc!

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IFSC World Cup Innsbruck: change in Provisional Programme

Due to the high number of competitors, please notice that on Friday 20th May the Women Qualification starts at 17.30, the Isolation Zone opens at 15.30 and it closes at 16.30. The latest timetable will be announced during the Technical meeting considering final start list.

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Japanese athletes reach the top in Navi Mumbai

The history is made! For the first time in India, the IFSC World Cup of this weekend has offered a great show for all the climbing’s passionate! The enthusiastic Indian crowd has witnessed the victory of Kokoro Fujii, in the men category, and Miho Nonaka for the women.

A couple of surprises make the Semifinals really interesting. For the first time this season Shauna Coxsey doesn’t participate to the Finals, nevertheless she maintains the lead on the 2016 IFSC World Cup. Small delusion for Jan Hojer and Sean Mccoll, while the other men top contenders reached the Finals. 
The men’s finals have been really closed since the beginning and only a great and constant performance allows Fujii to take the lead. Tomoa Narasaki (JPN) and Alexey Rubstov (RUS) complete the podium. The women’s top of the podium is taken from a Japanese athlete as well, Miho Nonaka, 2 tops and 3 bonuses. She is followed from Monika Retschy (GER) and another Japanese athlete: Akyio Noguchi with 1 top and 2 bonuses

Check the complete results here
Visit the event page for all other information about the event, and for the replays 

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