The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has announced that its bid for climbing to enter the 2020 Olympic Games will focus exclusively on lead climbing. The IFSC will pursue neither bouldering nor speed climbing for the first Olympics with modern climbing.
A great show that had it all, great climbing, worthy winners, and controversy to top it all off.
Mélanie Sandoz & Dmitrii Sharafutdinov become IFSC World Bouldering Champions of the year 2012.
Angela Eiter and Jakob Schubert become the IFSC World Lead Climbing Champions of 2012.
Dmitrii Sharafutdinov and Alex Puccio wins the Rock Master Boulder in the year 2012.
Angela Eiter from Austria and Ramón Julian Puigblanque from Spain have won their 6th Rock Master Lead. No one ever before has done better than them !