The winners of the first UIAA World Cup of the 2022-23 season, held in Cheongsong, South Korea are:
Men’s Lead: 1. Heeyong Park (KOR), 2. Younghye Kwon (KOR), 3. Tristan Ladevant (FRA)
Women’s Lead: 1. Petra Klingler (SUI), 2. Woonseon Shin (KOR), 3. Sina Goetz (SUI)
Men’s Speed: 1. Mohsen Beheshti Rad (IRI), 2. David Bouffard (ROU), 3. Kherlen Nyamdoo (MGL)
Women’s Speed: 1. Lee Sughee (KOR), 2. Aneta Louzecka (CZE), 3. Catalina Shirley (USA)
World Champions in Saas-Fee in 2022, Petra Klingler and Mohsen Beheshti Rad, proved star performers once again while local athletes Heeyong Park, former World Champion, and Lee Sughee claimed gold medals for South Korea.
A full report will be published on Monday 16 January.
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The second event of the season will be held from the 19-21 January in Champagny-en-Vanoise.
Photo: 2023 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup in Cheongsong, credit: UIAA/Rhea Kang
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