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Noah Bratschi Takes Bronze in Speed World Championships

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The 2021 Speed World Championships, in Moscow, Russia, just wrapped up. In first place was Danyil Boldyrev, from the Ukraine, and Natalia Kalucka, from Poland.

“I respect everyone, but I want to say that today I am boss of this mental game,” said Boldyrev to the IFSC. “Every second, every minute, I always imagined how I am World Champion and how I would take a gold medal in this Championships. When you always imagine this, and you never give up, then you do this in real life… It’s crazy. I don’t know how to say it, but I feel like a billionaire.” Boldyrev is now a two-time Speed World Champion and is a five-time Speed World Record holder.

From the U.S., Noah Bratschi took bronze. John Brosler and Emma Hunt placed sixth and seventh, respectively.

Stay tuned for a recap of the events.