Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Janja Garnbret Becomes First Woman to Onsight 8c

Olympic gold medalist Janja Garnbret has become the first woman to onsight an 8c sport route by climbing Fish Eye at Oliana, Spain. The 22-year-old Slovenian climber has accomplished nearly everything in the world of competition climbi...

Three World Titles and Six Medals for GB Juniors in World Youth Championships

GB Climbing's juniors finished off the team's most successful IFSC World Youth Championships ever with five more medals following Hamish McArthur's Boulder win last week in Voronezh, Russia. York-based Hamish...

Fri Night Vid Why is Janja Garnbret the Best Competition Climber Ever?

One week ago today, record-breaking Slovenian climber Janja Garnbret won Olympic Sport Climbing's first ever Gold medal, dominating the Boulder and Lead final and setting a new Speed PB. Few would have bet against her, but to...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sport Climbing: Women's Final - Report

Following the high drama of Thursday's men's final, everyone was hoping for a less...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sport Climbing: Men's Final - Report

Where to begin with last night's final? The first medal event in Sport Climbing's debut Games...

Janja Garnbret wins Women's Olympic Sport Climbing Gold

Janja Garnbret has officially become the Greatest of All Time, adding Olympic Champion to her...

Video Day 4 at the Games - Women's Final Round-Up

In the final video of our Tokyo 2020 Sport Climbing coverage, Theo Moore and Natalie Berry run us through...

Ginés López wins Sport Climbing's Historic First Olympic Gold Medal

Video Day 3 at the Games - Men's Final and an Interview with Routesetter Percy Bishton

Tokyo 2020 Day 2: Women's Qualification - Results

Video Day 2 at the Games - Women's Qualification, Medal Favourites and Bouldering Explained

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Meet Boruneesan - Japan's Climbing Wall Mascot

In Tokyo, one climber boasts a bigger Twitter following than even the best Japanese athletes in the sport. Boruneesan climbs V8. Boruneesan is an 'influencer'. Boruneesan is a rectangle with arms, legs, a made-up face and green hair. Bo...

Three-Finger Drag Queen

Chris Hamper - a lifelong climber with Parkinson's disease - writes about an initiation into the world of paraclimbing competitions. Amid the uncertainty of a pandemic year and other complications, it turns out that simply getting to the events is half the...

How did the Tokyo 2020 Olympics impact Athlete Social Media Followings?

Despite the lack of spectators on site, the Tokyo 2020 Sport Climbing events attracted millions of viewers across the globe. For many of those tuning in, it was the first time that they'd become aware of climbing as a...

Behind the Scenes of Sport Climbing's Olympic Debut

Working behind the scenes of Sport Climbing's debut at Tokyo 2020 is a team of IFSC officials and...

Interview Tokyo 2020 Sport Climbing on the BBC - Broadcasting an Olympic Debut

Just as the 40 climbing athletes are preparing to compete on the world's...

In Focus The Olympic Flatmates - Jakob Schubert and Michael Piccolruaz

One household, two Tokyo Olympians. Austrian competition legend Jakob Schubert and...

In Focus What does it take to become an Olympic climber?

In case you have plans for Paris 2024, Sam Laird has done some digging into what it takes to compete on the...



Janja Garnbret
Seed: 1
PB: 7.916s
13 wins 15 podiums
17 wins 26 podiums
Akiyo Noguchi
Seed: 2
PB: 9.129s
21 wins 58 podiums
0 wins 10 podiums
Shauna Coxsey
Seed: 3
PB: 9.141s
11 wins 30 podiums
0 wins 0 podiums
Aleksandra Mirosław
Seed: 4
PB: 7.129s
0 wins 0 podiums
0 wins 0 podiums
Miho Nonaka
Seed: 5
PB: 8.2s
3 wins 19 podiums
0 wins 0 podiums
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Tomoa Narasaki
Seed: 1
PB: 6.292s
4 wins 19 podiums
0 wins 4 podiums
Jakob Schubert
Seed: 2
PB: 7.115s
3 wins 10 podiums
19 wins 50 podiums
Rishat Khaibullin
Seed: 3
PB: 5.863s
0 wins 0 podiums
0 wins 0 podiums
Kai Harada
Seed: 4
PB: 6.348s
0 wins 1 podium
0 wins 1 podium
Mickael Mawem
Seed: 5
PB: 6.25s
0 wins 0 podiums
0 wins 0 podiums
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