IFSC Seoul 2022
The 2022 IFSC Seoul Speed and Boulder World Cup were held in Seoul Korea. Although some of the top climbers such as Janja Garnbret and Adam Ondra decided to give Seoul a miss. But, the competition is just as thrilling as Meiringen.
IFSC World Cup Women’s Speed Final Results
Aleksandra Miroslaw set a new world record (6.64s) during qualification and went on to win gold by beating Emma Hunt of the USA. And Aleksandra Miroslaw compatriot Aleksandra Kalucka took home bronze.
- Aleksandra Miroslaw | POL
- Emma Hunt | USA
- Aleksandra Kalucka | POL
IFSC World Cup Men’s Speed Final Results
The Men’s Speed final was an all-Indonesian affair. Rahmad Adi Mulyono took 3rd place and the final was between the 2 fastest speed climbers of all time. However, the final race between Veddriq and Kiromal was somewhat anti-climatic. Both climbers false-started on the first attempt and Kiromal false-started a second time thus giving Veddriq the win.
- Veddriq Leonardo | INA
- Kiromal Katibin | INA
- Rahmad Adi Mulyono | INA
IFSC World Cup Speed Final Highlights | Seoul 2022
IFSC World Cup Women’s Boulder Final Results
With Janja Garnbret sitting out the Boulder World Cup in Korea. You’ll think Natalia Grossman will have a walk in the park. And yes you’ll be right. However, Oriane Betone of France is competing at the top level and finishing on the podium at just 17 years of age. She is starting to show sights of being a top contender in bouldering. She was leading the field at the end of problem 2. Unfortunately, she was unable to top problem 3. But Natalia Grossman was able to and showed that she is the one the beat.
- Natalia Grossman | USA
- Oriane Bertone | FRA
- Brooke Raboutou | USA
IFSC World Cup Men’s Boulder Final Results
The Men’s Boulder Final seems like a local Japanese bouldering competition. As 5 out of 6 finalists are Japanese. This goes to show just how good and consistent the Japanese are at bouldering competitions. The competition was neck and neck between Ogata, Narasaki and Fujii. And the winner was only decided at the very last problem. The competition was Ogata to lose. If he is able to top problem number 4 in 2 tries gold will be his. Unfortunately, Ogata was not able to. In the end, Kokoro Fujii edged out Tomoa Narasaki to win by topping problem number 4 by 1 less attempt.
- Kokoro Fujii | JPN
- Tomoa Narasaki | JPN
- Yoshiyuki Ogata | JPN