2016 Chongqing Bouldering World Cup | Results

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The World Cup is over in Chongqing. Shauna Coxsey and the young Japanese Tomoa Narasaki won the competition (fourth gold in a row for Coxsey, first ever for Karasaki). Akiyo Noguchi, Jan Hojer, Miho Nonaka and Jongwon Chon completed the podium.

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2016 Chongqing Bouldering World Cup | Semifinals

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Hard round in Chongqing, two quick tops were a direct ticket to finals in both categories. Jongwon Chon signed his best performance of the season and sits in 1st along with Shauna Coxsey, who looks unstoppable once again.

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2016 Chongqing Bouldering World Cup | Qualifiers

The qualifying round is over in Chongqing. Quite predictable results but, as always, a bunch of big names are out. Leading the scoreboard: Melissa Le Neve, Tomoa Narasaki and Alexey Rubtsov.

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2016 Chongqing Bouldering World Cup | Preview

No rest allowed! Third weekend, third World Cup. This time in the massive city of Chongqing, in Southwest China. It will be a combined event of bouldering and speed climbing (but don’t expect much info on the speed part here).

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Kazo 2016: The aftermath

Let’s analyze a bit of what happened in Kazo. It was another day at the office for Shauna Coxsey, who ended every single round in first place, and a very tight final for the guys, with Rustam Gelmanov back on top of the podium after almost 2 years.

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2016 Kazo Bouldering World Cup | Results

Spectacular final in Kazo. Shauna Coxsey and Rustam Gelmanov took the gold and the podium was completed by Melissa Le Neve, Michael Piccolruaz, Miho Nonaka and Kokoro Fujii.

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2016 Kazo Bouldering World Cup | Semifinals

Mixed results in the semis in Kazo. Favorites like Noguchi, Levier, Rubtsov or Hojer are out while Chloé Caulier and Rolands Rugens will be in finals for the first time.

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2016 Kazo Bouldering World Cup | Qualifiers

Fun problems full of dynamic moves. The qualifiers in Kazo left us with good climbing and not too many surprises (but Chon is out!). Almost a quarter of the semifinalists (9/40) are Japanese.

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2016 Kazo Bouldering World Cup | Preview

The World Cup is in Japan! The second stage of the season will take place in Kazo, right to the North of Tokyo, starting this Saturday.

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Why didn’t Stranik get the bonus?

Martin Stranik didn’t get the bonus on the last problem in Meiringen, despite the fact that he touched it in control. Why? Is that ok? Here’s a quick answer.

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