It's the first time Barrans has competed in the World Climbing Championships so his international future is looking bright. Russia's Dmitry Sharafutdinov and Austria's Anna Stöhr won the bouldering championships. In the leading finals, Spanish climbers Ramón Julián Puigblanque and Patxi Usobiaga Lakunza looked happy on home soil and took gold and silver in the men's comp. Austria's Angela Eiter took the women's title.
Full report by Tina Gardner at thebmc.co.uk/News.
Additional report by Dougald MacDonald at Climbing.com.