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Photo Gallery and Results: IFSC Munich World Cup 2018—Bouldering

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10 Photos From the 2018 Munich Bouldering World Cup

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The crowd packed the Olympiastadion München to watch Finals for the last World Cup bouldering event of 2018.

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France’s Fanny Gibert moves smoothly through the sequence of F3 in Finals before coming off the wall during a powerful lockoff.

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Slovenia’s Janja Garnbret locks off with her signature shoulder flexibility to latch the top on F4 in the Finals.

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France’s Mickael Mawem throws for the top of M3 in Finals. Mawem latched the hold but failed to secure it, falling to the mats just as time ran out.

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Japan’s Yuji Fujiwaki goes rapid fire at the starting moves of M2 during Finals. He tried the moves over and over, but was unable to unlock the sequence.

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Slovenia’s Jernej Kruder casually spins through the steep opening moves of M4 in Finals, on his way to top the climb and win the overall season.

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The women’s Munich World Cup podium: Slovenia’s Janja Garnbret (center) took first, and Japan’s Miho Nonaka (left) and Akiyo Noguchi (right) finished in second and third, respectively.

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The men’s Munich World Cup podium: Slovenia’s Gregor Vezonik (center) and Jernej Kruder (left) took first and second, respectively; Austria’s Jakob Schubert (right) finished in third.

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The women’s podium for the overall 2018 World Cup bouldering season: Japan’s Miho Nonaka (center) and Akiyo Noguchi (left) took first and second, respectively, and France Fanny Gibert (right) finished the season in third.

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The men’s podium for the overall 2018 World Cup bouldering season: Slovenia’s Jernej Kruder (center) started the season with his first World Cup win in 10 years of competition and finished the season as the overall bouldering champion; Japan’s Tomoa Narasaki (left) and Rei Sugimoto (right) followed in second and third, respectively.

The Munich World Cup proved to be an exciting finish to the 2018 bouldering circuit. Check out photos from the competition above, and see results from both the event and the overall bouldering season below. 

Missed the comp? Watch the replay at The Olympic Channel:

Munich Results

Men’s Bouldering

  1. Gregor Vezonik (SLO)
  2. Jernej Kruder (SLO)
  3. Jakob Schubert (AUT)
  4. Yoshiyuki Ogata (JPN)
  5. Yuji Fujiwaka (JPN)
  6. Mickael Mawem (FRA)

Women’s Bouldering

  1. Janja Garnbret (SLO)
  2. Miho Nonaka (JPN)
  3. Akiyo Noguchi (JPN)
  4. Fanny Gibert (FRA)
  5. Katja Kadic (SLO)
  6. Ekaterina Kapriianova (RUS)

2018 Overall Bouldering Results

Men

  1. Jernej Kruder (SLO)
  2. Tomoa Narasaki (JPN)
  3. Rei Sugimoto (JPN)
  4. Aleksei Rubtsov (RUS)
  5. Gregor Vezonik (SLO)
  6. Kokoro Fujii (JPN)
  7. Jongwon Chon (KOR)
  8. Tomoaki Takata (JPN)
  9. Yuji Fujiwaka (JPN)
  10. Jakob Schubert (AUT)

Women

  1. Miho Nonaka (JPN)
  2. Akiyo Noguchi (JPN)
  3. Fanny Gibert (FRA)
  4. Janja Garnbret (SLO)
  5. Katja Kadic (SLO)
  6. Stasa Gejo (SRB)
  7. Ekaterina Kapriianova (RUS)
  8. Futaba Ito (JPN)
  9. Shauna Coxsey (GBR)
  10. Alma Bestvater (GER)

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