Nikolay Kuzovlev stuns with nightime victory in Champagny-en-Vanoise
Summary from Champagny-en-Vanoise, France
The new champions in Champagny-en-Vanoise are Nikolay Kuzovlev (Lead – Men), Maria Tolokonina (Lead – Women)l Vladimir Kartashev (Men – Speed) and Julia Oleynikova (Women – Speed).
The outdoor climbing wall in French alpine resort of Champangy – en – Vanoise in the Rhône-Alpes region once again proved itself to be a stunning backdrop to the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup. The venue is also home to the UIAA Youth Ice Climbing World Championships.
Current overall standings after Champagny-en-Vanoise
Below are the first three leaders for overall 2014 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup champion in each of the four categories after Cheongsong, Busteni, Saas Fee and now Champagny-en-Vanoise.
One of these athletes is best positioned to declare themselves overall champion of the world in their category when the pursuit of the cup ends in Ufa, Russia.
2. Angelika Rainer (310 points)
1. Park Hee Yong (325 points)
3. Alexey Tomilov (257 points)
1. Maryam Filoppova (315 points)
1. Nikolay Kuzovlev (223 points)
2. Vladimir Kartashev (208 points)