Salt Lake City’s Kyra Condie Places 11th, Barely Misses Sports Climbing Final

Aug 4, 2021, 1:50 PM
Kyra Condie of The United States...
Kyra Condie of The United States of America during the Sport Climbing Women's Combined, Lead Qualification on day twelve of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Aomi Urban Sports Park on August 04, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)
(Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Salt Lake City based Olympian Kyra Condie placed 11th and failed to qualify for the Sports Climbing Final at the Tokyo Olympics.

Condie barley missed out on placing in the top ten and qualifying for the event’s final on Friday, August 5.

Great Britain’s Shauna Coxsey edged Condie by 15.000 points for 10th place in Sports Climbing’s Olympic debut.

Sports Climbing consists of speed climbing, bouldering, and lead climbing.

Speed Climbing

During the speed qualification, Condie climbed the 15 meter wall in 8.12 seconds in the left lane of Lane A. During his climb in Lane B. Condie made it to the top in 8.08 seconds.

She placed seventh in the speed qualification.


Condie recorded the following performance during the bouldering portion of the qualification round:

Boulder 1 – T4z1

Boulder 2 – n/a

Boulder 3 – z1

Boulder 4 – z3

Results – 1T3z 4 5

Attempts to Top – 4

Attempts to Zone – 5

She placed 11th in bouldering.

Lead Climbing

Condie recorded a hold reached of 22+ in lead climbing. The result gave her 11.00 combined points. She finished in 11th place in the event.

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