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Canadians Qualify for Olympic-Selection Combined Event

Alannah Yip and Sean McColl have a chance to secure a position in the 2020 Olympics

Canadians Alannah Yip and Sean McColl have qualified for the combined world championships in Japan after a week of intense comps. To qualify, climbers had to place in the top 20 after competing in lead, speed and bouldering over the past few days.

McColl and Yip got personal bests in speed with McColl getting his fir sub-seven-second time at 6.99 and Yip at 9.37. Seven climbers from both the men and women will be heading to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Be sure to watch the events below.

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Day 7: Today’s goal was to climb fast, it was after all the Speed Climbing day! ⏱ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Happy to report that I got my first sub 7 second Speed time clocking in at 6.997 ‼️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ That time also secured my spot for Monday’s combined event which is the most important day because 7 of those athletes will be Olympians 🔥 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Tomorrow is the women’s round of 20, with @alannah_yip qualified! I get a rest day, and an opportunity to yell at Alannah! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🎞 by: @ifsclimbing ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @adidasterrex | @scarpana | @joerockheads | @verticalartclimbing | @flashedclimbing | @perfect_descent | @visaca #verticalart #climbing #train #canada #instagood #picoftheday #photooftheday #athlete #igers #amazing #sports #fitspo #gymlife #power #fitfam #adventure #fitness #work #workhard #workout #strength #challenge #follow #ninja #gym #fun

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