Day 1: World Youth Championship, the boulder qualifications report


Pure energy. Palpable. That shines as bright as today’s sun. The start of the IFSC Youth World Championships in Arco gave a taste of what lies in store during this great sport climbing event. It is already, and will be ben more so in the upcoming days, a celebration of this sport. Which was kicked off this morning by the female boulder, split into three categories: Youth B (2000, 2001), Youth A (1998,1999) and Juniors (1996, 1997). In total 183 athletes competed for the 20 Semifinal places up for grabs. 51 nations were represented.