Grossman and Fujii win spectacular show in Seoul

Sunday, 8 May

Natalia Grossman from the USA won each stage in the Boulder World Cup in Seoul, topping out all 13 boulders. Oriane Bertone from France got the silver and Brooke Raboutou from the USA the bronze. Complete female results. (c) Dimitris Tosidis/IFSC

Among the male, Kokoro Fujii did all four boulders in 11 attempts meanwhile Tomoa Narasaki needed one more attempt. The last boulder Narasaki did on his fourth try which also was the first time he made the zone. Yoshiyuki Ogata, who was in the lead before the last boulder which he could not do, got the bronze. Noteworthy is that Japan had five in the Top-6 final and France had two Top-7. Complete male results

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Seb Bouin and his (9c) grading

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