GROSSMAN’S FOUR TOPS ARE WORTH THE #1 SEED IN THE WOMEN’S BOULDER FINAL
Day three of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Cup in Innsbruck, Austria, opened with the women’s Boulder semi-final round, which determined the six athletes advancing to tonight’s final.
After having already secured her second, consecutive IFSC Boulder World Cup trophy, Natalia Grossman of the USA kept her impressive streak of topped boulders open, solving the four semi-final problems and finishing first in the round. Grossman’s latest unsolved problem at an IFSC World Cup event now dates to the semi-final of the IFSC World Cup in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, on 29 May.
Following last night’s sweep of the men’s Boulder World Cup 2022 podium, Team Japan also placed three athletes in the women’s final: Kikuchi Saki – participating in her first final in 2022 – Nonaka Miho, and Ito Futaba. South Korea’s Seo Chaehyun and Germany’s Hannah Meul also qualified for the final.
For the women’s Boulder semi-final full results click here.
For the provisional IFSC Boulder World Cup ranking 2022 click here.
The women’s Boulder final is scheduled to begin tonight at 7:45 PM (UTC+2:00).
For information about broadcasting and live streaming of the IFSC Boulder and Lead World Cup in Innsbruck click here. News and updates about the event will be available on the IFSC website, and on the Federation’s social media profiles: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Natalia Grossman of the USA won the IFSC Boulder World Cup title in 2021 and 2022
Photo: Dimitris Tosidis/IFSC