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Grossman Leads Qualifier at Briacon World Cup, the Last Before the Olympics

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This report first appeared on gymclimber.com

The qualification results are in for the 4th Lead World Cup of the season, in Briancon, France. Two American women advance to semis: Natalia Grossman goes into semis in the top place, and Ashima Shiraishi in 15th. For the men, Sean Bailey in 7th and Ross Fulkerson in 12th. Bailey is fresh off a win in Chamonix, and he’s got everyone wondering if he can continue the streak.

Stay tuned for semi results later in the day.

WOMEN’s Quali Results:

1. Natalia Grossman, USA

2. Lucka Rakovec, SLO

3. Molly Thompson-Smith, GBR

4. Momoko Abe, JPN

5. Lana Skusek, SLO

6. Eliska Adamovska, CZE

7. Julia Fiser, AUT

8. Eva Maria Hammelmuller, AUT

8. Nina Arthaud, FRA

10. Ryu Nakagawa, JPN

11. Giorgia Tesio, ITA

12. Vita Lukan, SLO

13. Camille Pouget, FRA

14. Lucija Tarkus, SLO

15. Ashima Shiraishi, USA

16. Aleksandra Totkova, BUL

17. Natsuki Tanii, JPN

18. Martina Demmel, GER

19. Oriane Bertone, FRA

20. Hannah Meul, GER

21. Mattea Potzi, AUT

22. Camilla Moroni, ITA

23. Salome Romain, FRA

24. Fanny Gilbert, FRA

25. Tjasa Slemensek, SLO

26. Franziska Sterrer, AUT

Sean Bailey on the men’s quali route. Bailey will move onto semis. Photo by Jan Virt / IFSC.

MEN’s Quali Results

1. Luka Potocar, SLO

2. Stefano Ghisolfi, ITA

3. Domen Skofic, SLO

4. Martin Stranik, CZE

5. Yannick Flohe, GER

6. Alberto Gines Lopez, ESP

7. Sean Bailey, USA

8. Sascha Lehmann, SUI

9. Hamish McArthur, GBR

9. Fedir Samoilov, UKR

11. Dmitrii Fakirianov, RUS

12. Masahiro Higuchi, JPN

12. Ross Fulkerson, USA

14. Sebastian Halenke, GER

15. Mathias Posch, AUT

16. Marcello Bombardi, ITA

17. Hannes Puman, SWE

18. Victor Baudrand, CAN

19. Sohta Amagasa, JPN

20. Sam Avezou, FRA

21. Nicolas Collin, BEL

23. Ties Vancraeynest, BEL

23. Peter Kuric, SVK

23. Joshua Fourteau, FRA

25. Campbell Harrison, AUS

26. Nino Grunenfelder, SUI

Stay tuned for semi results later in the day.