The event began on September 6th with the Lead Women Qualifications officially launching this climbing festival and which took place under a beautiful Austrian blue sky. The event will last until September 16th.
26 athletes qualified themselves for the upcoming Semi-Finals (September 8th, 01:00pm, GMT+2) regarding their climb during this first day at "Innsbruck Kletterzentrum". Janja Garnbret topped her two qualifying routes. The young Slovenian will compete in Semi-Finals along with 4 Austrians climbers. Sandra Lettner, Christine Schranz, Hannah Schubert and Jessica Pilz will try to qualify to Finals in front of their home crowd.