News 2013

Title: Dominic Burns takes 1st place in Sofia
Date: 1-07-2013
System Date: 1-07-2013

Dominic Burns and Daragh O Connor competed at the IFSC European Youth Cup in Bouldering that was held in Sofia, Bulgaria on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of July.

The qualification round was held on the Saturday with both Dominic and Daragh putting in strong performances. Dominic placed 5th and Daragh placed 10th in the qualification round. The top six qualifiers made it through to the final.

In the final on Sunday Dominic turned on the power managing to complete the first two climbs on his first attempt and the third problem on his second attempt making him the winner by a clear margin.

Mountaineering Ireland team coach Eddie Cooper accompanied Dominic and Daragh to the competition.

The next bouldering competition in the European Youth Cup will be held in L’Argentière, France on the 22nd and 23rd of July.