Second win for Janja Garnbret in Kranj and first podium for Luka Potočar

Olympic gold medallist Janja Garnbret won the 31st World Cup gold medal of her career and her second at the IFSC Lead World Cup Kranj. Young Luka Potočar, who's having an excellent season, claimed his first podium finish. "From the semi-finals on, the Zlato Polje Sports Hall hosted another wonderful event. Six Slovenians in the finals! That's truly incredible," said Luka Fonda, Slovenia Climbing Team coach.


The world’s best climbers and the Olympic gold medallist at the Kranj World Cup

This year, Kranj will host its 25th climbing World Cup event. The world’s best climbers, including the Olympic gold medallist Janja Garnbret, will compete at the Zlato Polje Sports Hall on 3rd and 4th September. 

Sport Climbing: Lučka Rakovec Claims Bronze in Kranj

Slovene sport climbing fans had an intense weekend, with the arrival of the IFSC Lead Climbing World Cup to Kranj. The competition landed in Slovenia with a wide range of possibilities ahead. Before this weekend, on women’s competition Chaehyun Seo from Korea was leading the way with two victories, while local hero Janja Ganrbret closely followed in the second place in the overall ranking.

Kranj to Challenge World Champions

Over one month after the conclusion of the IFSC Climbing World Championships, the IFSC Lead World Cup 2019 season picks up again, this time with new world champions, Janja GARNBRET (SLO) and Adam ONDRA (CZE) looking to ride the momentum of their latest win to clinch another gold medal.


Change of schedule of the IFSC climbing WC Kranj 2019

The IFSC World Cup 2018 is going to take place for the 24rd time in Kranj sports hall Zlato polje (Golden field). On 28 and 29 September you can come in person and loudly encourage Slovenian sport climbing heroes and meet the best sport climbers from around the world. Due to the large number of competitors, we have had to adjust the competition schedule so that the qualifications are going to be on Saturday, September 28, and the semi-finals and finals on Sunday, September 29, 2019.


Janja Garnbret & Mia Krampl Get Gold & Silver in Lead in Hachioji

Slovenia swept the women's lead discipline event at the IFSC Climbing World Championships in Japan's Hachioji on Thursday with Janja Garnbret taking another gold and Mia Krampl silver. This is the second gold medal for Garnbret at this championships after she defended the title of bouldering world champion on Tuesday, and her fifth world championship gold medal overall.

Thursday, September 2nd
Registration 15:00 - 17:00
Technical meeting 18:00
Friday, September 3th
women & men
8:00 - 20:00
Saturday, September 4th
women and men
08:00 - 11:30
Final women 18:00
Final men 19:00
Awards Ceremony (after finals)

IFSC Climbing Worldcup Standings

IFSC Climbing Worldcup 2019 (LEAD)

Women Men National Team Ranking

Videos from competition 2019

Semi-finals Men / Women 2019

Finals Men / Women 2019

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IFSC Climbing Worldcup, Kranj

Zlato polje hall
Kidričeva cesta 55, SI-Kranj