POLAND, INDONESIA RULE WOMEN’S SPEED QUALIFICATION IN SALT LAKE CITY
The second medal event of the second competition day in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, finished on a high note, as Poland’s Aleksandra Miroslaw – the current women’s Speed world record holder – hit the finish pad at 6.42 seconds, taking first place in the qualification round.
Five more climbers went sub-7, and followed Miroslaw in the ranking: Aleksandra Kalucka, also of Poland, clocked 6.84; Desak Made Rita Kusuma Dewi of Indonesia finished with 6.86; Deng Lijuan of China had 6.88; Emma Hunt of the USA took fifth place with 6.90; and Natalia Kalucka finished with 6.95.
For the women’s Speed qualification full results click here.
The IFSC World Cup Salt Lake City 2023 will continue tonight with two finals: the women’s Boulder one at 18:00, and the women’s Speed one at 20:00. Both will be live streamed on the //www.youtube.com/@sportclimbing/streams">IFSC YouTube channel.
News and updates about the event will be available on the IFSC website and on the Federation’s digital channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and exclusively for the Chinese audience, Weibo and Douyin.
Women's Speed qualification at Salt Lake City 2023
Photo: Slobodan Miskovic/IFSC