YiLing Song has set a new speed climbing world record of 7.101 seconds in the quarterfinals of the Chongquing World Cup. She went on to win gold. Her record beats 7.32 once held by Iuliia Kaplina and Anouck Jaubert. Yi Ling took first place at the Moscow Speed World Cup two weeks ago.

Slovenian champ Janja Garnbret got a personal best of 9.46, a superb sub-10-second lap. Also under 10 seconds are all-rounders Akiyo Noguchi and Kyra Kondie. Canadian Alannah Yip got 11.152 and finished in 55th.

Canadian Sean McColl set another personal best at 7.111 seconds. Also for men, Kokoro Fujii finished in 24th, but got 6.62, which is a very fast time for a high ranking boulderer. Full results here.

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Set a new PB in Speed today at 7.111 seconds ⏱ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What’s really strange is that I didn’t realize I let out an uncommon power scream at the top until watching footage a couple of hours later. 😅 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bouldering starts tomorrow but before that are the Speed Finals, starting in a couple of hours 💥 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🎥 by @malek_climbing ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @adidasterrex | @scarpana | @joerockheads | @verticalartclimbing | @flashedclimbing | @perfect_descent #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 #mccollchallenge #power

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