The 35th edition of the Sport Climbing World Cup season 2023 started on April 21 with 18 events set to take place across 11 countries. This includes six of each boulder, lead, and speed events. The third IFSC World Cup of the 2023 sport climbing season will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia where the athletes will compete on the basis of their speed. This edition will begin with the qualifiers of men and women on May 6 with the finals set to take place on May 7.
Veddriq Leonardo, who will also be a part of this season became the first man in sport climbing to break the five-second barrier in the last event in Seoul. The Indonesian crossed the barrier three times with his best being 4.90 seconds. However, Aleksandra Miroslaw dominated the women’s competition, rewriting her own world record four times on the road to the championship with a time of 6.25 seconds in the final. The players will look to earn ranking points which gets them invited to the Olympic Qualifier Series, which represents the final opportunity to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
When and where will the Speed Climbing World Cup 2023 take place?
The competition will take place on May 6 and 7 at the Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Where to watch the Speed Climbing World Cup 2023 Jakarta in India?
The Speed Climbing World Cup 2023 can be streamed on Olympic Channel via Olympics.com live and the IFSC broadcaster’s YouTube channel.
What is the schedule for Speed Climbing World Cup 2023 Jakarta?
6 May (Saturday) – Speed Climbing - 4:45 pm IST - Speed Qualifications
7 May (Sunday) – Speed Climbing - 6:30 pm IST - Speed Finals