4 flashes (onsights) by Natalia Grossman winning back-to-back

Monday, 31 May

Natalia Grossman, who won last weekend, topped all four boulders on her first try. "Going first allowed to have fun the whole time, with no pressure", Grossman commented in the IFSC interview. She closed today’s semi-final in sixth place and was the lowest-seeded competitor in the final round. "I’m always trying to be as confident as possible, but the fourth problem seemed to be the hardest one. Winning last week’s event definitely gave me a little bit more confidence this time."

Janja Garnbret, who had won the last seven Boulder WC's she had participated in, needed one more attempt on the two first boulders. Brooke Raboutou got the bronze just like last weekend and was also crying together with her best friend Natalia like last weekend.

1. Natalia Grossman (19) USA 44 : 4 (c) Daniel Gajda
2. Janja Garnbret SLO 44 : 6
3. Brooke Raboutou (19) USA 34
4. Oriane Bertone (16) FRA 33 : 5
5. Stasa Gejo SRB 33 : 9
6. Miho Nonaka JPN 24
Complete results

(For some reason, in competition climbing a first try send is considered a flash, although in practice the competitors have no beta, i.e. it is onsight. In Lead climbing, it is called a flash when you can sit and watch 50 climbers and having friends calling out beta.)

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