Japan and Garnbret dominate SLC qualifications

Sunday, 30 May

Five males topped all five boulders in the SLC qualification, out of which three from Japan. Kokoro Fujii and Tomoa Narasaki, were the best, using only seven respectively eight attempts. Only five of the Olympians made it to the Top-20 semi-final. 42, out of the 54 participants made at least two tops. Adam Ondra did not start as he reported on Insta that he had a bad shoulder from last weekend. Complete results

Among the female, Janja Garnbret won the qualification with five tops in six attempts followed by Miho Nonaka, Natalia Grossman and Futaba Ito also doing all five boulders. In total, seven Olympians made it to the semi-final and they were all Top-14. Complete results

The semi-finals are live-streamed and starts 18.55 Euro Time. (c) Vladek Zumr

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