Sean McColl has qualified to represent Canada at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after he finished 10th at the combined world championships. While only the top seven athletes make it to the Olympics, there is a maximum of two per nation. In addition, as the host country, Japan has a guaranteed, discretionary spot, which means only one Japanese climber is selected for the Olympics at this event. Because four of the eight finalists are Japanese, climbers who finish in eighth, ninth and tenth get a ticket to Tokyo. This is great news for Sean McColl, as well as Ludovico Fossali, who finished 9th.

Alex Megos finished first overall, with Jakob Schubert and Tomoa Narasaki behind. Adam Ondra finished out of the Olympic group because he accidentally stepped on a bolt. This was only qualifications for the final combined event. Stay tuned for more.

Qualifications Results

1. Alex Megos 17 – 1 – 1 = 17
2. Jakob Schubert 15 – 2 – 2 = 60
3. Tomoa Narasaki 4 – 4 – 7 = 112
4. Kokoro Fujii 5 – 7 – 5 = 175
5. Kai Harada 6 – 3 -13 = 234
6. Rishar Khaibullin 1 – 17 – 16 = 272
7. Meichi Narasaki 8 – 5 – 10 = 400
8. Mickael Mawem 83 – 8 – 18 = 432
9. Ludovico Fossali 2 – 20 – 20 = 800
10. Sean McColl 18 – 15 – 3 = 810

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Day 9: Iā€™m going to the Olympics! šŸ¤Æ ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā € This morning could not have gone worse; I slipped twice in speed, had a terrible boulder round, and threw a Hail Mary in Lead. Through events, some uncontrollable by myself, I managed to get enough points to qualify for the Olympics. šŸ˜šŸ”„ ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā € It feels like a weird dream that I might wake up from at any given second. šŸ™ˆ ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā € I have to take this moment, this post, to thank everyone around me. The support I feel from everyone is nothing short of amazing. My Canadian Team here on the ground (@alannah_yip @allisonvest @jason.holowach @becca_frangos @lucasuchida , the Canadian staff @head.wilson @climbCanada , our wonder Physio @lenlenlemon , all my sponsors listed below, my management team @delve.media , the whole b2ten organization; people know who they are and I appreciate every one of you. ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā € I have had the dream of going to the Olympics since before I can remember; that becoming a reality now, in the sport of climbing that I love so dearly is just … unbelievable. ā¤ļø ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā € ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā € ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā € ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā € ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā €ā € @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 #olympics #olympics2020

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