Shauna Coxsey Wins 2nd Gold Medal at Innsbruck

by Mina Leslie-Wujastyk May/2014
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Shauna Coxsey competing for Team GB
UKC News, Mar 2014
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The weekend (16th and 17th of May 2014) saw the third round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup held in Innsbruck, Austria. Amazingly, Shauna did it again and took gold for her second time!

Top 6 Results:

Women:

  1. Shauna Coxsey
  2. Anna Stohr
  3. Akiyo Noguchi
  4. Melissa Le Neve
  5. Marine Thevenet
  6. Miho Nonaka

Men:

  1. Killian Fischhuber
  2. Adam Ondra
  3. Rustam Gelmanov
  4. Dmitrii Sharafutdinov
  5. GiGi Glarion-Mondet
  6. Michael Piccolruaz

You can watch the finals below:

Competing for Great Britain was Shauna Coxsey, myself (Mina Leslie-Wujastyk), Diane Merrick, Michaela Tracy, Dave Barrans, Orrin Coley and Jon Partridge.

Team GB Results:

1st: Shauna Coxsey

16th: Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

37th: Michaela Tracy

67th: Diane Merrick

41st: Dave Barrans

45th: Corrin Oley

65th: Jon Partridge

Shauna commented on competing at Innsbruck and how it felt to win her 2nd Gold Medal:

“The crowd in Innsbruck is immense, the wall is amazing and the setting is always really fun. The atmosphere really is incomparable to any of the other events. Standing on top of the podium was indescribable; I still can’t believe that I won! Again! I’m pretty overwhelmed.”


The GB Bouldering Team is supported by: BMC, Sherpa Adventure Gear and Crowd Funding


Forums ( Read More... | 18 comments, 21 May 2014 )
Rustam's fight at 45 minutes is awesome!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=oarx-jJMH8M#t=2702 The 4 minutes is up so he can't fall off and try again.In reply to UKC News: Rustam's fight at...
Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - 20 May 2014

Think it was they both didn't have two feet on the marked start hold (both had one foot and the other flagged out). Yes, think Ondra would've won (same tops in attempts, fewer attempts for the bonuses).
tk421 - 19 May 2014

Great news! Having watched some of the footage - noticed that Shauna and Adam got penalised for something seemingly completely minor when starting a problem. Couldn't see myself what it was and in Ondra'a case did it...
toasted - 19 May 2014

I remember several years ago being at Awesome walls in Liverpool when Shauna was climbing with her friend on an adjacent route to me and I was gobsmacked while they were climbing and chatting about what clothes they...
Allan McDonald (Gwydyr MC) - 19 May 2014

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