TEAM JAPAN DOMINATES THE MEN’S BOULDER QUALIFICATION IN SEOUL
The second competition day of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Cup Seoul 2022 concluded with the qualification round of the men’s Boulder event, where Team Japan secured eight of the top 20 positions.
Reigning Boulder world champion Fujii Kokoro placed first with three tops and five zones; 2018 Youth Olympic champion Dohi Keita, Ogata Yoshiyuki, Narasaki Meichi, Takata Tomoaki, and Narasaki Tomoa also placed in the top 10 – Inoue Yuji finished 13th, and Yoshida Satone finished 18th.
France’s Paul Jenft and Mejdi Schalck followed Fujii in second and third position, respectively, with Sam Avezou completing the French talented representative and finishing sixth.
For the full results of the men’s Boulder qualification click here.
The IFSC World Cup in Seoul will conclude tomorrow, with the men’s and women’s Boulder semi-finals starting at 11:00 AM (UTC+9:00), and the women’s final beginning at 5:00 PM, followed by the men’s one.
For information about broadcasting and live streaming of the event click here. News and updates about the event will also be available on the IFSC website, and on the Federation’s social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Fujii Kokoro of Japan competes in the men's Boulder qualification at the IFSC World Cup in Seoul (KOR)
Photo: Dimitris Tosidis/IFSC