Sean McColl at 2014 IFSC World Cup Bouldering Toronto. Photo: Aidas Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Sean McColl at 2014 IFSC World Cup Bouldering Toronto. Photo: Aidas Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

By: Andre Cheuk

With a finale that went down to the wire to decide the victors, Vancouver’s Sean McColl made a dramatic flash of the fourth and last problem to clinch third place behind winner Guillaume Glairon Mondet of France, and silver medalist Jan Hojer of Germany.

On the women’s side, Noguchi Akiyo of Japan proved a class above the field all day, and in the process took her first win of the season. Great Britain’s Shauna Coxsey continue her run of podium finishes this season, with a strong second place. Displaying remarkable consistency, Coxsey have yet to finished off the podium this year, in addition to taking two wins in Grindelwald, Switzerland and Innsbruck, Austria. Alex Puccio rounded out the podium in third place, taking her best result of the year thus far.

Finals result

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Men                                                                Women

1.         Guillaume Glairon Mondet (FRA)                 Noguchi Akiyo (JPN)

2.         Jan Hojer (GER)                                             Shauna Coxsey (GB)

3.         Sean McColl (CAN)                                       Alex Puccio (USA)

4.         Jongwon Chon (KOR)                                    Miho Nonaka (JPN)

5.         Rustam Gelmanov (RUS)                               Juliane Wurm (GER)

6.         James Kassay (AUS)                                      Julija Kruder (SLO)

Full recap of the final to come. Recap of the men’s qualifier, women’s qualifier and semifinal.

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Noguchi Akiyo at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Noguchi Akiyo at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Guillaume Glairon Mondet at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Guillaume Glairon Mondet at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Shauna Coxsey at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Shauna Coxsey at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Alex Puccio at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Alex Puccio at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Jan Hojer at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Jan Hojer at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Sean McColl & Noguchi Akiyo at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

Sean McColl & Noguchi Akiyo at the 2014 IFSC World Cup Boudering Toronto. Photo: Meagan Odonelis, Ruby Photo Studio

 


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