FLOHÉ, NARASAKI TAKE TOP SPOT IN MEN’S BOULDER QUALIFICATION
Day two of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Cup in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, opened with the men’s Boulder qualification round.
Yannick Flohé of Germany finished at the top of the group A ranking with five tops and five zones; Narasaki Tomoa of Japan finished with the same score, taking first place in group B.
Alongside Narasaki, four more Japanese athletes advanced to tomorrow’s semi-final: Fujii Kokoro, Ogata Yoshiyuki, Kawamata Rei, and Dohi Keita. Competing in front of their home crowd, Team USA qualified four climbers: Sean Bailey – second in group A with five tops and five zones, but a higher number of attempts than Flohé – Charles Barron, Simon Hibbeler, and Ross Fulkerson.
For the men’s Boulder qualification full results click here.
The women’s Boulder qualification round will begin this afternoon at 3:30 PM (UTC-6:00). Boulder semi-finals and finals are scheduled for tomorrow, 22 May, at 11:00 AM and 8:00 PM, respectively.
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Narasaki Tomoa of Japan competes in the men's Boulder qualification round at the IFSC World Cup Salt Lake City 2022
Photo: Daniel Gajda/IFSC