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World University Championships 2018 Results

The 2018 World University Sport Climbing Championship took from June 20 to 23 in Bratislava, Slovakia, on the biggest climbing wall in the country.

Around 150 competitors from 26 countries will compete in the capital city of Slovakia to claim the title of the world’s best university sport climber.

In bouldering, American Megan Lynch took first place for women and Austrian Elias Weiler for the men.

In lead, Mei Kotake from Japan took gold for women and Fedir Samoilov took the win for the men. In Speed, Austrian Anouck Jaubert won for women and Jan Kriz for the men.

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“It was pretty difficult but now I feel relieved and happy,” said said Kotake.

“I wanted to get the top but I am happy for this result. Yesterday, I focused on my climbing in Boulder but my body condition was not very good because of cold weather. Now we stay in Austria before another World Cup.

“I already graduated last March. I studied nutrition in Tokyo. Now, I will only focus on climbing thanks to the support of one of the company.”

Find full results here and watch full finals below.