Janja Garnbret Wins Olympic Boulder Final, Raboutou Second

The best in the world dominated Boulder finals while Raboutou's strong showing puts her in good shape heading into Lead finals, where the Gold, Silver and Bronze in climbing's first-ever Olympics will be determined.

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  1. Janja Garnbret (Slovenia)
  2. Brooke Raboutou (USA)
  3. Miho Nonaka (Japan)
  4. Akiyo Noguchi (Japan)
  5. Jessica Pilz (Austria)
  6. Anouck Jaubert (France)
  7. Seo Chae-hyun (South Korea)
  8. Aleksandra Miroslaw (Poland)


Janja Garnbret (Slovenia) has won the women’s Women’s Boulder final by being the only competitor to top the first two boulders.

Garnbret, Miho Nonaka, Akiyo Noguchi, Brooke Raboutou and Jessica Pilz: all finalists who could be considered bouldering specialists (perhaps along with being a Lead specialist). That amounts to one helluva competitive field. Still, Garnbret’s performance was yet another testament as to why she’s the G.O.A.T.

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