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Austria, Russia Excel in Sochi

Russian athletes training in Munich, Germany, just before the World Winter Games in Sochi. Russian athletes training in Munich, Germany, just before the World Winter Games in Sochi.

Russia finished with 4 medals and Austria claimed 3 at the 3rd CISM World Winter Games 2017.

The Winter Military World Games is a multi-sports event organised for military athletes once every four years. This time, the event was held in Sochi, Russia, from February 22nd to February 28th, providing an early look into the form of Bouldering, Lead and Speed athletes before the IFSC Climbing World Cup season.

Austrian climbing stars Jessica Pilz and Jakob Shubert dominated in Lead, Pilz and outsider Vadim Timonov took home Gold in Bouldering, and Speed world champion Anna TsyganovaSergei Luzhetskii and Frenchman Guillaume Moro raced to victories in Speed.

For the full summary, please visit the official event page.

2017 IFSC CISM World Winter Games Anna Tsyganova Russia Podium

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