The Lead World Youth Championship has just ended here in Arco, Italy. With Youth A, Youth B, and Juniors competing, the event was full of promising performances from sport climbing’s rising stars!

The star in the Junior category was Anak Verhoeven ! For the last participation in youth competition, the 19 years old belgian climber took the gold with a great succes, ahead of Jessica Pilz (Aut), who fell one move below, and Julia Chanourdie (FRA).

In the same time, in the Male Youth B category, our other belgian champion Harold Peeters took the silver medal just behind Sam Avezou (FRA) !

Incredibly great performences for our little country !

Podium Female Junior: 1. Anak Verhoeven (BEL) 2.Jessica Pilz (AUT) 3.Julia Chanourdie (FRA)

Podium Male Youth B: 1. Sam Avezou (FRA) 2. Harold Peeters (BEL) 3. Pietro Biangini (ITA)

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