European Boulder Cup in Prague continues with semi and finals
Adam Ondra won the European Boulder Cup competition in Prague tonight. Eliška Adamovská finished in 6th place in the finals.
The Austrian Eva Maria Hammelmüller won in women.
The second was Latvian Edvards Gruzitis and Sabina van Essen from the Netherlands, the third was her compatriot Tim Reuser and the Slovenian Lana Skusek.
Adam Ondra finished on four final boulders for three tops and one zone (result 3t4z 5 5), Eliška Adamovská won one top in the final, which she gave as the only competitor (result 1t2z 3 4). According to the organizers, 1500 spectators came to Letňany for the finals.
Early today Adam Ondra and Eliška Adamovská advanced from the semifinals to the finals. Adam from shared first place with Frenchman Mickael Maw, Eliška from shared 8th place.
Other Czechs Roman Kučera finished 13th in the semifinals, Martin Stráník 16th.
Adam Ondra finals (author: Petr Chodura, Czech Mountaineering Union)
Eliška Adamovská finals (author: Petr Chodura, Czech Mountaineering Union)
Stage and spectators (author: Petr Chodura, Czech Mountaineering Union)
Adam Ondra on podium (author: Petr Chodura, Czech Mountaineering Union)
The news from the morning:
The European Boulder Cup competition in Prague continues today with the participation of four of Czechs - Adam Ondra, Eliška Adamovská, Martin Stráník and Roman Kučera - semi-final and final rounds, which can be watched on site at the Jungle Sport Park in Letňany or on Youtube.
20 men and 20 women advanced to the semifinal rounds. Four boulders are waiting for them again with a time allowance of four minutes per boulder. The top eight athletes from each category will advance to the finals.
8:30 - 11:00 Women's semifinals
11:15 - 12:15 Trickline qualifiers
12:30 - 15:00 Men's semifinals
15:30 - 16:30 Lecture by Marek Holeček
17:30 - 18:30 Women's final
19:00 - 20:00 Trickline final
20:30 - 21:30 Men's final
22:00 Ceremonial announcement of winners