Iran’s Alipour Takes Gold at 2018 IFSC Climbing World Cup

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Reza Alipour from Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2018 IFSC Climbing World Cup in Moscow, Russia on Sunday.

Iran’s Alipour Takes Gold at 2018 IFSC Climbing World Cup

Alipour, nicknamed the 'Persian Cheetah', finished in first place with a time of 5.82 seconds in Men Speed.

Russian climber Vladislav Deulin came second with 6.87 seconds and Indonesian Veddriq Leonardo finished third.

The IFSC Climbing World Cup is a series of climbing competitions held annually and organized by the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC). The athletes compete in three disciplines: lead, bouldering and speed. The number of competitions and venues vary from year to year.

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