FUJII AND ONDRA LEAD THE WAY INTO THE MEN’S SEMI-FINAL IN MEIRINGEN

The highly anticipated first Boulder World Cup since 2019 kicked off in the Swiss alpine village of Meiringen this morning, with the men’s qualification round opening the competition.

In a field of 101 athletes, Japan’s Kokoro Fujii and Adam Ondra of the Czech Republic came out on top at the end of the first round, having both secured four tops and five zones. Home favourite Sascha Lehmann of Switzerland narrowly made the semi-final, topping two boulders in the tricky qualification round.

210416 IFSC News Fujii and Ondra Lead the way into the Mens Semi Final in Meiringen

The Czech Republic's Adam Ondra competes at the 2021 IFSC Boulder World Cup in Meiringen, Switzerland
Photo: Jan Virt/IFSC

Heading into tomorrow’s semi-final are:

  • Kokoro Fujii JPN
  • Adam Ondra CZE
  • Sohta Amagasa JPN
  • Domen Skofic SLO
  • Nathaniel Coleman USA
  • Jernej Kruder SLO
  • Manuel Cornu FRA
  • Nicolai Uznik AUT
  • Alexander Megos GER
  • Nicolas Collin BEL
  • Aleksey Rubtsov RUS
  • Mejdi Schalck FRA
  • Zan Lovenjak Sudar SLO
  • Tomoaki Takata JPN
  • Ross Fulkerson USA
  • Yannick Flohé GER
  • Yoshiyuki Ogata JPN
  • Sean Bailey USA
  • Gregor Vezonik SLO
  • Sascha Lehmann SUI

The women’s qualification event will take place this afternoon at 4:30 PM (UTC+2).

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