Malcolm Smith Wins Lecco World Cup

It´s not often that British climbers have the rain to thank, but Malcolm Smith may not have felt particulary cheated when hard done by a thunderstorm cancelled the men´s final of the second round of the bouldering world cup. Malcolm had qualified in first place, and was duly declared the winner! The previous day, in the women´s event, Lisa Rands, from the USA put in a superb effort to win the women´s event. It will be interesting to see how Malcolm performs in the Europen Bouldering Championship next month – the planetFear team will be there reporting, so watch this space… Summary of Results (Full results to follow) Men 1. Malcolm Smith (GBR) 2. Christian Core (ITA} 3. Hiroshi Okana (JPN) 4. Julien Meral (FRA) 5. Salava Rakhmetov (RUS) Women 1. Lisa Rands (USA) 2. Corinne Theroux (FRA) 3. Sandrine Levet (FRA) 4. Giulia Giammarco (ITA) 5. Vera Kotasova (CZE)