IFSC Climbing World Championship Bern 2023

IFSC Climbing World Championship Bern 2023 Results

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IFSC Climbing World Championship Bern 2023

The IFSC Climbing World Championship takes place once every 2 years. This year, Bern Switzerland host the World Championship from the 1st to the 12th of August.

Many top climbers had been selective on which competition to participate in this year. However, for the World Championship, every competition climbers are taking part. Because apart from winning the prestigious title of being crowned world champion, climbers are competing for the 10 Olympic quotas for Paris 2024.

In recent years we had seen the rise of many talented young climbers competing against and even outperforming their senior counterparts. Thus the Bern 2023 Climbing World Championship is the competition for these young climbers to compete against the world’s best and see how they measure up.

Men’s Bouldering World Championship Finals Result

These days, when it comes to bouldering it is typically a style that favours younger climbers. The dynamic and explosive parkour moves are not something older climbers prefer. Thus in the finals, most are expecting climbers like Mejdi Schalck, Toby Roberts and Japan’s Soratu Anraku to win. However, the eventual winner of the IFSC 2023 Boulder World Championship is Mickeal Mawem of France.

At the age of 33, Mickeal had competed for over 10 years and had never won an IFSC World Cup Competition. Hence the odds of him winning the World Championship in bouldering are slim. However, Mickeal performed flawlessly throughout the competition and won the gold convincingly against his younger competitors thus proving that apart from natural-born talent, experience is still a key ingredient to winning a major title.

  1. MICKEAL MAWEM | FRA
  2. MEJDI SCHALCK | FRA
  3. DOHYUN LEE | KOR
IFSC Bern Boulder Finals Men

IFSC Bern 2023 Boulder Men’s Finals Highlights

Women’s Bouldering World Championship Finals Result

Janja Garnbret missed many IFSC Bouldering World Cup competitions in 2023 due to injury. Hence we had not seen much of Janja in this year’s World Cups competition. Although when Janja does compete she is expected to win and she does every time.

Janja exerts her dominance in bouldering by flashing every single boulder problem from the semi-finals to the finals. It was a masterclass by Janja, proving that she is still the one to beat.

  1. JANJA GARNBRET | SLO
  2. ORIANE BERTONE | FRA
  3. BROOKE RABOUTOU | USA
IFSC Bern Boulder Finals Women

IFSC Bern 2023 Boulder Women’s Finals Highlights

Men’s Lead Climbing World Championship Finals Result

Young climbers such as Toby Roberts and Sorato Anraku had been in top form in 2023 consistently reaching World Cup Finals and winning. However, if there is one climber who is able to perform in the biggest moment is Jakob Schubert. At 32 he is one of the oldest climbers who is still actively competing. And in the lead finals, Jakob Schubert once again proved to be the best when it matters.

  1. JAKOB SCHUBERT | AUT
  2. SORATO ANRAKU | JPN
  3. ALEX MEGOS | GER
IFSC Bern Lead Finals Men

Women’s Lead Climbing World Championship Finals Result

After finishing last in the Boulder World Championship finals, Ai Mori has a point to prove in the lead finals. Being short is definitely a disadvantage in bouldering. But Ai Mori had shown that when it comes to lead climbing she is able to beat the best women climber in the world. Both Janja and Ai topped the final’s route. However, Ai won based on count back to the semi-final result. With this win, Ai Mori had beaten Janja head to head in the lead climbing finals 3 times.

  1. AI MORI | JPN
  2. JANJA GARNBRET | SLO
  3. CHAEHYUN SEO | KOR
IFSC Bern Lead Finals Women

IFSC Bern 2023 Lead Finals Highlights

Men’s Speed World Championship Finals Result

The star of men’s speed climbing and speed record holder Veddriq Leonardo of Indonesia did not make the finals. Thus missing his chance at becoming the World Champion in speed climbing after setting a world record. The door was open for Jinbao Long who had been consistent in the 2023 speed world cup events. Unfortunately, in the finals, Jinbao Long had a false start, hence gold was given to Matteo without him breaking a sweat.

  1. MATTEO ZURLONI | ITA
  2. JINBAO LONG | CHN
  3. RAHMAD ADI MULYONO | INA

Women’s Speed World Championship Finals Result

Aleksandra Miroslaw had been dominating in the 2023 speed world cup events. Unfortunately, she slipped and lost to Emma Hunt and have to settle for bronze. Desak Made Rita Kusuma Dewi beat Emma Hunt to win gold and a spot in Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

  1. DESAK MADE RITA KUSUMA DEWI | INA
  2. EMMA HUNT | USA
  3. ALEKSANDRA MIROSLAW | POL

Women’s Combined World Championship Finals Result

The combined competition is the most important event of Bern’s Climbing World Championship. Climbers have the first opportunity to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. With 6 spots up for grabs, 3 women and 3 men. The women are up first starting with bouldering follow by lead. And as expected Ai Mori did not do well at Boulder finishing in 6th position. However, she turned it all around in Lead. She outclimbed everyone including Janja Garnbret in Lead and got enough points to finish in 3rd and earn herself a spot in Paris 2024. Jessica Pliz had the performance of her career finishing in 2nd place and of cause, Janja Garnbret finished in 1st.

  1. JANJA GARNBRET | SLO
  2. JESSICA PLIZ | AUT
  3. AI MORI | JPN
IFSC Bern Women Combined Podium

Men’s Combined World Championship Finals Result

All the elite men climbers are competing for the 3 available spots for Paris 2024. Based on what we had seen in this year’s World Cup competitions, young climbers such as Sorato Anraku and Toby Roberts are going to give the veteran climbers a run for their money. However, when it comes to experience and putting up a performance when it counts, there is only one man, Jakob Schubert. Finishing just 0.1 points in second place behind Tomoa Narasaki in Boulder. However, when it comes to Lead Jakob again proved why he is the man to beat. He finished with 2 gold medals, winning the individual Lead competition and now the combined.

  1. JAKOB SCHUBERT | AUT
  2. COLIN DUFFY | USA
  3. TOMOA NARASAKI | JPN
IFSC Bern Men Combined Podium

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