IFSC World Youth Championships - Arco, Italy

Posted by Rob Adie on 27/08/2015

The 2015 IFSC World Youth Chaompionship are being held in the climbing mecca of Arco, Italy and for the first time are hosting all three competition climbing disciplines - Lead, Speed and Bouldering.

With almost 1200 young competitors from 51 different countries registered it is going to be a very busy and hot week of amazing competition climbing.

A full schedule of what is going on can be seen below included what can be viewed live on the webcast.

BOULDERING

Friday 28 August
09:00 - 18:00    Female Bouldering Qualification for all 3 categories
19:00 - 21:00    Opening Ceremony

Saturday 29 August
09:00 - 18:00    Male Bouldering Qualification for all 3 categories

Sunday 30 August
09:15 - 11:25    Male & Female Youth B Semi-Finals (LIVE)
13:30 - 15:30    Male & Female Youth A Semi-Finals (LIVE)
16:35 - 18:45    Male & Female Junior Semi-Finals (LIVE)

Monday 31 August
09:15 - 11:15    Female Youth B & Female Youth A Finals (LIVE)
13:30 - 15:30    Male Youth B & Female Junior Finals (LIVE)
17:45 - 19:45    Male Youth A & Male Junior Finals (LIVE)
20:00 - 20:30    Award Ceremony (LIVE)

LEAD & SPEED

Tuesday 1 September

09:00 - 19:00    Lead Qualification, 1st route for all categories

Wednesday 2 September
09:00 - 19:00    Lead Qualification, 2nd route for all categories

Thursday 3 September
09:25 - 11:55    Male & Female Youth B Lead Semi-Finals
11:55 - 14:25    Male & Female Youth A Lead Semi-Finals
16:50 - 19:20    Male & Female Junior Lead Semi-Finals

Friday 4 September
09:00 - 10:00    Speed Qualification Female Youth B 
10:00 - 11:00    Speed Qualification Male Youth B 
11:00 - 12:00    Speed Qualification Female Youth A 
12:00 - 13:00    Speed Qualification Male Youth A 
13:00 - 14:00    Speed Qualification Female Junior 
14:00 - 15:00    Speed Qualification Male Junior 

16:00 - 18:15    Speed 1/8 Finals, same category order as Qualification (LIVE)
18:15 - 19:00    Speed 1/4 Finals (LIVE)
19:00 - 19:30    Speed 1/2 Finals (LIVE)
19:30 - 20:00    Speed "Small" & "Big" Finals (LIVE)
20:15 - 20:45    Award Ceremony (LIVE)

Saturday 5 September
11:45 - 12:00    Presentation of Finalists & Collective observation (LIVE)
12:00 - 13:00    Male & Female Youth B Lead Finals (LIVE)
13:00 - 14:00    Female Youth A & Female Junior Lead Finals (LIVE)
16:15 - 16:30    Presentation of Finalists & Collective observation (LIVE)
16:30 - 17:30    Male Youth A Lead Finals (LIVE)
17:30 - 18:30    Male Junior Lead Finals (LIVE)
19:00 - 20:15    Award and Closing Ceremony (LIVE)

GB Climbing

The GB Climbing Team have 29 athletes attending the event to do GB proud lead by team captains Molly Thompson-Smith and Alex Waterhouse (acting) and with their current run of form there is a good chance for them to come home with some medals!

Lead

J
unior Male                 
Connor Bryne
Alex Waterhouse

Youth A Male              
William Bosi
Angus Davidson
Jim Pope
Peter Dawson

Youth B Male              
Kieran Forrest
Sam Oakes
Alex Norton

Junior Female             
Molly Thompson-Smith

Youth A Female          
Hannah Slaney
Rebecca Kinghorn

Youth B Female          
Kitty Morrison
Issy Adams
Pippa Watkin

Team Officials 
Ian Dunn
Jon Allsopp

Bouldering

Junior Male
Alex Waterhouse
Hamish Potokar
Billy Ridal 

Junior Female
Tara Hayes
Molly Thomspon Smith

Youth A Male
Aidan Roberts
Luke Murphy
Ed Mabon 

Youth A Female
Alexia Basch
Silvia Barratt
Hannah Slaney

Youth B Male
Max Milne
Jack Ramsden
Nathan Whaley

Youth B Female
Eugenie Lee 

Team Officials
Tom Greenall
Tim Cunnington
Lucinda Whittaker                     

Speed 
                                   
Junior Male
Alex Bosi
Alex Waterhouse

Combined
Alex Waterhouse

The GB Climbing Team is supported by the BMC and the Route Setting Association.

Watch Live

You can watch the Semi-finals and Finals in all three disciplines live on IFSC.tv

Watch the IFSC World Youth Championships 2015 - Semi Finals below

Watch the IFSC World Youth Championships 2015 - Finals below



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