Jain, Puigblanque are Lead World Cup Champs

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Jain, Puigblanque are Lead World Cup Champs

11/15/10 - News link: At the Lead World Cup Championships in Kranj, Slovenia, Ramón Julian Puigblanque of Spain and Kim Jain of Korea topped the podium, giving them the IFSC (International Federation of Sport Climbing) Lead World Cup champion title for 2010.

Jain, 22, has been a strong contender this year, winning at least five World Cup titles and the Asian Continential Championship. Puigblanque, 29, has also ruled the men's circuit with at least three World Cup titles and the European Championships under his belt in 2010.

Adam Ondra of the Czech Republic, 2010 Bouldering World Cup winner, took home silver at the Lead World Cup but stood first in the overall World Cup ranking.

Results:

Men's

  1. Ramón Julian Puigblanque (Spain)

  2. Adam Ondra (Czech Republic)

  3. Jakob Schubert (Austria)

  4. Gauthier Supper (France)

  5. Thomas Tauporn (Germany)

  6. Jorg Verhoeven (Slovenia)

Women's

  1. Kim Jain (Korea)

  2. Mina Markovic (Slovenia)

  3. Akiyo Noguchi (Japan)

  4. Angela Eiter (Austria)

  5. Katharina Posch (Austria)

  6. Natalija Gros (Slovenia)

See full results here.

Source: ifsc-climbing.org

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