Puccio Third in Bouldering World Cup


4/29/13 - Alex Puccio took bronze in the Boulder World Cup in Kitzbühel, Austria, last weekend. Local heroes Anna Stöhr and Jakob Schubert, both from Austria, won gold in the third Boulder World Cup of the 2013 season.

Puccio, the only American ever to rank in the top three in bouldering for a full season (2011), has begun 2013 in strong form, with two thirds and a fourth-place finish. She is currently fourth in the world rankings, just one point behind Britain's Shauna Coxsey in the standings.

Finals at Kitzbühel:

Men's final results

  1. Jakob Schubert (Austria)

  2. Guillaume Giairon Mondet (France)

  3. Dmitri Sharafutdinov (Russia)

  4. Thomas Tauporn (Germany)

  5. Cédric Lachat (Switzerland)

  6. Jernej Kruder (Slovenia)

Women's final results

  1. Anna Stöhr (Austria)

  2. Akiyo Noguchi (Japan)

  3. Alex Puccio

  4. Shauna Coxsey (Great Britain)

  5. Mina Markovic (Slovenia)

  6. Katharina Saurwein (Austria)