British climber Shauna Coxsey yesterday bouldered her way to second place in the Slovenia round of the 2012 Bouldering World Cup. Shauna was narrowly beaten by Slovenian climber Mina Markovic at the competition at the city of Log-Dragomer, Slovenia.
Shauna Coxsey competing in the Slovenia round of the 2012 bouldering world cup
UKC News, Apr 2012
© worldcuplog.com Shauna's second place comes after a great performance in the previous week's round in China, where she came fourth. This is, according to Rob Adie of the BMC, the highest place by a British woman ever in a world cup event.
Shauna is the current British Bouldering Champion and has climbed up to Font 8A+ outside on rock.
The winners of the competition were Mina Markovic of Slovenia in the women's and Russia's Rustam Gelmanov. in the men's.
Nine British team members competed in Slovenia - their results are:
Shauna Coxsey - 2nd
Dave Barrans - 17th
The next round is set to be held in Vienna next weekend. Good luck to all the British team!
The GB team would like to thank the Team's Clothing Sponsor Five Finger Thing and the BMC for their continued support.
Thanks go to the website WorldCupLog for the use of their photos.