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Alannah Yip to Compete in Toulouse, Olympic Qualifier

Yip will be hoping to secure her place at the 2020 Olympics

Some of competition climbing’s top athletes will descend on the Espace Sportif des Quefets in Tournefeuille, France outside of Toulouse from Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 for the second round of Olympic qualifications.

Throughout the entire IFSC World Cup 2019 series, climbers have been working hard for the chance to land high enough in the IFSC Combined 2019 rankings to receive an invitation to the greatly anticipated competition. Following the conclusion of the four-day event, twelve additional athletes will have earned quota places to the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

The only Canadian competing will be Alannah Yip. Fellow top B.C. comp climber Sean McColl has already secured his spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Her last major comp was the China Open, where she got a new speed personal best. See a list of starters below.