The final IFSC World Cup competition of the year named two new gold medalists for the 2019 season, Jain Kim and Hiroto Shimizu. Janja Garnbret and Tomoa Narasaki took the Combined Podium.
Following seven months of Boulder, Speed and Lead competitions, Garnbret and Naraskai are once again ahead of the pack in Combined after their Combined World Championship wins in Hachioji this past August.
To qualify for a combined ranking place, athletes had to participate in at least two competitions per discipline throughout the 2019 season. With these wins, both athletes are proving to be the ones to beat next year in Tokyo 2020.
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