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10 Standout Photos from Men’s Olympic Sport Climbing Finals

Alberto Ginés López, 18, surprised the climbing world with his gold medal performance

Photo by: Dimitris Tosidis of Alberto Ginés López

Spanish climber Alberto Ginés López, 18, took gold at the first-ever Olympic Sport Climbing event. He took top spot after three rounds of amazing performances from some of the best climbers in the world.

He finished seventh in bouldering, first in speed and fourth in lead for a combined score of 28. Read about his amazing performance here. Tomorrow will see the Women’s Final beginning at 4:30 am EST. Below are 10 standout photos from finals by Dimitris Tosidis.

Men’s Finals

Combined Results:
1 – Alberto Ginés Lopéz (ESP) 28.00
2 – Nathaniel Coleman (USA) 30.00
3 – Jakob Schubert (AUT) 35.00
4 – Tomoa Narasaki (JPN) 36.00
5 – Mickael Mawem (FRA) 42.00
6 – Adam Ondra (CZE) 48.00
7 – Colin Duffy (USA) 60.00
8 – Bassa Mawem (FRA) DNS

Men’s Olympic Sport Climbing podium
Adam Ondra
Tomoa Narasaki
Nathaniel Coleman
Mickael Mawem
Adam Ondra and Alberto Ginés López
Alberto Ginés López
Tomoa Narasaki
Colin Duffy
The medallists


Lead photo: Dimitris Tosidis of Alberto Ginés López