Word Cup Climbing

July 4, 2011 11:46 am

Leading Female French climber Charlotte Durif and for the men Spaniard Ramon Julian Puigblanque took this years first round of  this year’s climbing world cup event in Chamonix.

A slightly damp day did not deter a huge crowd from watching some spectacular climbing, with participants coming from all over the globe. Some tongue in cheek DJ skills, including playing “Kung fu fighting” for Japanense climber Akiyo Noguchi added to a fun atmosphere. With people getting to watch the worlds most capable climbers set against the backdrop of Mont Blanc

Men’s lead:

  1. JULIAN PUIGBLANQUE, Ramón ESP
  2. USOBIAGA LAKUNZA, Patxi ESP
  3. VERHOEVEN, Jorg NED

Mens speed:

  1. HROZA, Libor CZE
  2. SINITSYN, Sergey RUS
  3. KOKORIN, Stanislav RUS

Womens lead:

  1. DURIF, Charlotte FRA
  2. JANICOT, Hélène FRA
  3. VIDMAR, Maja SLO

Women’s speed:

  1. ALEKSEEVA, Ksenia RUS
  2. ROPEK, Edyta POL